I am not a fan of pumpkin pie or French toast, yet, somehow I ate two servings of this and didn’t hate it. After Thanksgiving I was given a few slices of pumpkin pie to take home. I’m not a pumpkin pie fan — it’s the texture that bugs me, not the taste — but … More Pumpkin Pie Baked French Toast.
In the northern hemisphere we have officially crossed the hump into summer. It’s all baseball, watermelon and eating outdoors from now until September. When the grocer put peaches on sale the other week, I knew grilled fruit was about to commence. I also had this song in my head, which probably played a role in … More Summer grilled peaches.
When I think of pudding I mostly think of pudding cups. You know the ones that come in packs of four and feature the strongest plastic lid glue ever. I swear I learned to cuss trying to open those little buggers. But in an adult world eating those pre-packaged, and likely preservative laden, treats is … More Cardamom Rice Pudding
My family seems unable to go through a bunch of bananas before the final few start getting really spotty and black. Before we used to just toss them, a complete and disgusting waste of food. Now, however, we freeze them. Though they may look strange, frozen, over-ripe bananas are perfect for baking. When I saw … More Banana, cranberry & oat muffins.
Molasses is a familiar taste for me. Since I don’t particularly care for maple syrup, I enjoy molasses drizzled over oatmeal or pancakes. It was a cupboard constant for me growing up, although I rarely saw my parents cook with it. I didn’t start using it on my own until a few years ago when … More Molasses, ginger and oats.
So that idea I had to use my Ginger and Sweet Potato Latkes in a veggie version of a bánh mì resulted in a ridiculously good sandwich. What knocked this sandwich out of the park for me was the Spicy-Sweet Quick Pickles. I followed the pickle directions from this Catfish bánh mì by Five And Spice recipe and … More Hello sandwich time.
Over the weekend I listened to Christmas music and watched way too many made for TV Christmas-themed movies. What can I say, I’m a sucker for a good marathon. I can’t count all the times I’ve been pulled into watching hours of “NCIS” or “Criminal Minds,” despite them being repeats from three seasons ago. Moving … More Sharing the love: gifting recipes.