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Solstice 2020: Festive

It's finally feeling festive in our home this week. We are wrapping gifts and assembling boxes of goodies for family who can't be with us this year. We are also roasting nuts. In recent years I've started making herb-roasted nuts for the winter holidays, and they fill my kitchen with the most fabulous and lingering smell of rosemary and sage. My recipe is loosely based on one I ran across in Food and Wine a few years back.  These nuts are easy to make; plus, they are crispier, more flavorful, and less salty than other mixed nuts you find in stores.  They make nice gifts for your keto friends, too. Herb-Roasted Holiday Nuts 4 cups of raw mixed nuts of your choice (our favorite combo: almonds, cashews, Brazil nuts, and a few walnuts) 2 Tbs. olive oil Salt to taste -- I use a combination of flaked salt and kosher Freshly-ground black pepper 25-32 fresh sage leaves (depending on their size) A few fresh rosemary leaves (about 2 inches of leaves from a sprig) Optional add-ins: f

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