About Tara O'Brady

Tara O'Brady

Tara O’Brady is the creator of the popular blog Seven Spoons, which she started in 2005. She’s also the author of a cookbook by the same name, Seven Spoons. She has a regular column in Uppercase magazine, and her work has appeared in Kinfolk, the Globe and Mail, BonAppetit.com, and Saveur.com, among other outlets. She lives in Southern Ontario, Canada. @taraobrady

A white bowl of roast peaches topped with an easy granola of oats and almonds, Greek yogurt underneath

Roast Peaches with Easy Granola

Five-spice powder does magnificent things to roast peaches. And a sprinkling of the quickest and most perfect granola we’ve ever made seals the deal.

A layer of assorted nuts and rosemary sprigs on a sheet of parchment paper resting in a sheet pan

Candied Spiced Nuts

These candied nuts are sweet and spicy and the sorta thing that friends demolish in minutes at cocktail parties and holiday gatherings yet talk about for months afterward.