Category: Recipes

Salad for Dinner 1

Salad for Dinner

Yes, for us it’s that time of year again. Feeling the groan of the button on the pants, time for a little maintenance. Dinner salads don’t have to be a big fuss. Basically whatever...

Tortilla Española 1

Tortilla Española

While the biggest drawback to brunch is that one often must get up early to make it happen, the biggest advantage to brunch is cocktails in the noontime and naps in the last hour...

There’s an app for that! 3

There’s an app for that!

One Saturday morning as I was roaming around Moss Street Market with a couple friends when we got to talking about recipe apps on the iPhone.  This got me thinking … how many free...

Inject Some Flavour 1

Inject Some Flavour

One year we deep fried our holiday turkey.  It was wonderful, crispy, dark brown, moist, delicious, I could go on… Plus the bonus that it only took 45 minutes for a 12-lb turkey. Instead...

Whipped Shortbread 7

Whipped Shortbread

I don’t come from a family of bakers. There are no fond memories of my grandmother in an apron slaving over fruit cakes or ginger bread houses, or of my Mom whipping up fresh...

Who needs packaged hot chocolate? 2

Who needs packaged hot chocolate?

Why ingest ingredients you can’t pronounce and don’t have to when the solution is so easy. Here is my not so secret recipe.  Mix equal amounts of cocoa and sugar.  Put in jar.  Enjoy! ...

Caramelized Onions 3

Caramelized Onions

Its no secret that I am not a huge fan of onions but they do add such wonderful flavor to foods. I usually puree them so fine that they’re almost liquefied or use caramelized...

Pilpil- treats from France 0

Fond Memories à la France

I moved to France at 18 years old and ended up working as a nanny for a wonderful family there. “Nanny” is a term I will use loosely since my charge was a girl...

Gone Crackers 2

Gone Crackers

Today I was snacking on a new batch of home-made crackers and thought I’d share one of my favorite snacks with you.  I’ve made crackers for all sorts of parties and they seem quite...

Soup Stock 101 5

Soup Stock 101

With the change in temperature, my thoughts have turned to the warm comforting feeling of soup. Went to make some and realized that our stock stash has depleted. What’s a gal to do? Make...