This magic custard cake is truly quite magical. Using simple ingredients, the batter separates into three layers as it bakes. The bottom is a slightly dense custard. The middle is a smooth and soft custard. The top is a light and moist sponge cake….
These homemade ladyfingers, or savoiardi, are soft and delicate on the inside and have a lightly sweetened crust on the outside. So easy to make and consists of only 5 ingredients.
Ladyfingers are rather simple cookies made with sponge cake batter. Why make them at home when they are so readily available in stores? The cookies from this homemade version remain soft and supple. Store bought are firm and crunchy. So if you prefer a soft cookie then choose homemade.
It’s also the perfect size for little hands to hold onto….
Are you on a pizza kick like I am? These crazy good pizza twists are loaded with onions, peppers and filled with cheesy goodness.
So much fun to make. Go ahead and get your kids involved.
The best thing about these pizza twists is just how versatile it is. You can change it up and add any ingredients you want. For this recipe I added onions, peppers, pizza sauce and mozzarella cheese….
Would you like to know how to make these beautiful rose water and pistachio meringue kisses?
They are pillowy light and oh so yummy. Just in time for Valentine’s Day. Make a big batch and share them with your friends. You’ll be sure to get lots of hugs and kisses in return….
I’m such a food geek. My eyes lit up and I got excited when I found Dutch process cocoa at my local grocery store.
And what was the first thing I made? You got it. Hot chocolate.
Deep, rich and chocolaty.
A real treat. Comforting and sinfully delicious….
Mya is our little pomeranian mix. She’s the sweetest and cutest pup around. She deserves the best, that’s why I made these treats.
These stinkin’ dog treats by Alton Brown carry a mighty punch. I’m not kidding. Be forewarned, these are super healthy and super stinky….
How to make homemade pizza with a light and crispy crust from a yeast challenged baker.
I used to consider myself yeast challenged. I tried for years. It never turned out.
Dense. Heavy. Door Stopper. Need I go on. … paper weight. ugh!…
Apples and cinnamon enveloped in a light and flaky pastry. This is simply the easiest method for making homemade apple turnovers.
But which apples should I use?
Taste and texture are important. There are some apples that should only be eaten fresh and there are others that are better when cooked….
3 years ago I was sleeping 5 hours a night. I would often wake up at 4:30 in the morning and almost immediately, my mind would be filled with worry; thoughts of work, money and events of the past. Getting back to sleep was next to impossible. Eventually my health started to deteriorate. I felt a shift in my body for the worse.
The decision to bring myself back to health became a top priority. I evaluated all those things that had a negative impact on my life and took the steps necessary to change it around. I’m not going to lie, it was a long process….
Perfectly spiced, chewy ginger cookies is another family favourite. One that brings warm memories.
1995 was the year I moved back to Calgary. I had rented a small duplex in an established area where there were other young families. There wasn’t a lot of space between the houses. They were so close together that bumping into your neighbours happened quite frequently.
Kathleen and Glenn was a young couple that lived across the street. They had two small boys. The first time we met was when I was standing outside my door. She must have seem me, walked across the street and introduced herself. What a friendly and neighbourly gesture. She had an extremely bubbly personality and a sunny disposition. We became friends quickly….
The lightest and fluffiest chocolate waffles ever. Sprinkled with icing sugar and an added topping of fresh strawberries and whipped cream. This is a beautiful breakfast fit for a Queen!
Although you might think the ideal time to have this is during Valentines Day, I think any time is a good time. I’ve been wanting to make these for a while now. Now that I have, I can’t stop eating it. I had it for breakfast and again as an afternoon snack….