Home Baked French Baguettes

What better way to start off your day with freshly home baked baguettes? I came across this Basic French Baguette recipe from the HOMEMADE vegan pantry cookbook. The technique of developing the no-knead method originated from Jim Lahey.  Lahey discovered that all you have to do was simply mix the dough, then set it aside […]

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Ube Cookie Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Stumbling upon it on Instagram, I purchased a few of these Ninong’s Original Ube Cookie Butter. Although I’m quite familiar with the flavors of ube, I’ve never had one in a cookie butter form. 

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Tuxedo Banana Bread

My “Tuxedo” Banana Bread with blends of semi- and white chocolate chips are the best way to use up over-ripe bananas, and possibly the best slice to go with your morning coffee or tea!

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May I please have S’more cookies?

Two combined classics sandwiched into one delicious cookie!  Yes, please…

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Crustless Spinach, Egg and Mushroom Quiche

The green veggies are in honour of Saint Patrick’s Day, and for my blended household–made up of an older son who is now a pescatarian, an elderly mom whose on a strict diet because of her arthritis, a teen who eats everything that’s in the fridge at midnight, a hubby who goes for walks around […]

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Mimi’s Cafe Carrot Cake Madeleines, My Rendition

I was in search of a copycat recipe for Mimi’s Cafe’s carrot cake madeleines, but to no avail…so I made my own rendition…

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Haute Dogs…the after-party.

A couple of weeks ago I finally gave in to purchasing Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar Life Cookbook. Moving forward, I’ve turned the pages frontward and backwards, in contemplation of the next quirky recipe I am going to make…

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Steamed Mussels in Garlic and Tomato Broth

Mussels, once they have been properly cleaned, are really easy to cook, and you can have something delicious on the table within 15 minutes.

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Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

If you’re looking to get into the Holiday spirit this complicated, but actually easy santa bread recipe will sure to impress your family and friends.

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Maple Sticky Buns with Pecans

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh dough kneading in my kitchen…This morning what I have for you are sticky buns! It’s generally quite easy that even your little chefs in the kitchen can do it (with a little adult supervision, of course.)

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Caramel Chocolate Chip & Marshmallow Brownies

Just a little something I whipped up for teachers’ appreciation week at my son’s school…Let me know what you think!

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Savoury Madeleines for a Comfy Brunch…

The rain has finally reached us…Hoorah! We’ve had a dry spell for a while. Moreover, with the eminent lack of snow a few ski resorts at Lake Tahoe have had to close down for the season.

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