Baking is something I have done for years, and admittedly it more often than not was something from a box (hello, Betty Crocker brownies!). But over the last few years I have really started to experiment with more baking from scratch, and I can’t tell you how in love with this little book I am [...]
Now that it’s getting warm out again, you might be looking for an opportunity to throw a party. And what could be better than a backyard soda party? This party appeals to kids and the inner kid in all of us. First things first: Make yourself some delicious (and impressive) homemade soda! The recipe below [...]
This summery dessert is on my must-make list for backyard BBQs! And I can’t think of a better sweet-tart combination than strawberry-rhubarb. It’s just one of the delightful treats featured in the “Something Sweet” section of Curtis Stone’s What’s For Dinner? cookbook. Strawberries and rhubarb are the epitome of spring cooking, and I love them [...]
We’ve all tried some kind of weird diet before, haven’t we? Most of them fail because they are hard, don’t work, or worst of all, leave us wanting something delicious, but that breaks all the rules of the plan. Well- when it comes to UnDiet living, the goal is to break the rules, namely [...]
This winter has really dragged on and though I keep hoping for spring there’s just more cold and more snow. One of the things that keeps me going are those cozy comfort foods, warm and delicious, perfect for this weather. An easy way to make them is using a crock pot or slow cooker. Have [...]
If you are celebrating Passover next week and are looking for a way to update your menu, take a look at the recipes below. Let us know which recipes you usually enjoy on this holiday in the comments below.
Although it’s not the most well known holiday, we happen to love Pi Day! Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14). Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is about 3.14159. We are [...]
It’s the start of March Break here in Ontario and we thought we would celebrate by putting together a few delicious cookie recipes. So pull out the old mixer and try some of the sweet treats!
From Nigella: I don’t know if I should apologize for this or boast about it. Either way, I feel you will thank me for it. The thing is that it’s embarrassingly easy and, although I first started making it last Christmas—a lot—reckoning that it was just the sort of count-no-calorie indulgence that the season [...]
From Nigella: I am inordinately proud of this, and am not ashamed to say so. I have long been a Pavaholic but this is my first venture into a fruit-free, though far from fruitless, version. The instant espresso powder (do not use regular instant coffee granules) gives bitter oomph to the sweet, marshmallowy meringue, [...]