Category Archives: Recipes

Rice Cooker Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Asparagus

I decided to buy myself a post holiday gift – a Cuisinart Rice Cooker/Vegetable Steamer. Ta Da! The rice cooker came with recipes and my current favourite is the one I’m going to share with you tonight:

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One type of vegetable that my parents grow in their garden are beets. Considering how easy they are to make and how yummy they are, I thought I would share how to prepare them.

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Breakfast smoothie

I’ve been enjoying smoothies for breakfast for the past few weeks. I love them. I can’t always eat a big breakfast in the morning so a smoothie is perfect! It’s also quite quick to prepare which means I get to … Continue reading

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Muffin experiments

I’ve recently realised how fun it can be to experiment with muffin recipes. I love that you can throw things into a bowl, mix it up and you’ll get some sort of result from your efforts. Here’s a recent recipe … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake

Take two friends, a baby, food colouring and a whole lot of sugar and what do you get? A rainbow cake of course!

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Brandy Snaps

It’s been snowing all day, it’s cold and I’m heading to bed early! I didn’t want to leave you without a new post so I thought that I would repost my favourite brandy snaps recipe*. They are perfect at this time … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookies

Here’s a gingerbread recipe that my mom gave me. Enjoy! 1/2 shortening, melted1/2 cup white sugar 1/3 cup of molasses 1/3 corn syrup 1 egg 3 1/2 cups sifted pastry flour 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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At long last – Toblerone topped cheesecake!

I made the toblerone topped caramel cheesecake for my dad’s 64th birthday! I also made an apple pie at my dad’s request. I spent last night baking the cheesecake and making the pie crust. I was on skype with my friend … Continue reading

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Caramel Topped Toblerone Cheesecake

                                You might be able to tell from the quality of the photo (and dessert) that I did not make this amazing cake. I can’t fool you! My friend and her boyfriend are away in Barbados this week (um, jealous!) and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

I was craving gingerbread the other day, but with a twist. I wondered if there was such a thing as gingerbread muffins or cupcakes. After a quick internet search, I found a recipe and made it…twice. That’s how good it … Continue reading

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