Easy Chicken Enchiladas – Flatter Wasn’t Faster, But Still Fabulous

I’ve wanted to do a homemade red enchilada sauce video for a while now, and not just one. Eventually, I need to film a proper Mexican-style enchilada sauce, but first, may I present the faster, easier, but still very delicious, Tex-Mex version. Speaking of faster, I thought by stacking these, […]

Confetti Rice Salad – Celebrating Your Improved Knife Skills

If you don’t do a lot of cooking, this confetti rice salad recipe might be the kind of thing you disregard, since it probably appears to require lots of slicing and dicing, which is true, but that’s a bad reason to not make it. That would be like not using […]

Baltimore Peach Cake – Infested with Beauty and Deliciousness

I’ve never been to Baltimore, so I can’t comment on the current state of affairs, but what I can tell you is that this easy to make, yeast-based “cake” really is amazing, and would have been even more so with a few minor tweaks. I was afraid of it coming […]

Fortune Cookies – I See Cookies in Your Future

Don’t make this fortune cookie recipe because it produces a deliciously light, crispy sugar cookie. Make it because you get to fill them with whatever funny, profound, prophetic, and/or ridiculous message you want. Whether it’s sharing a positive prophecy with a friend, proposing marriage, or passive-aggressively letting your roommate know […]

Cherry Cranberry Chutney Recipe

It’s #canbassador time again. That means I get a big box of cherries from the Northwest Cherry Growers and head into the kitchen to do some canning. Last year I finally bit the bullet and purchased a canner. It’s not terribly expensive and stacks inside one of my stockpots. I […]

Buttermilk Barbecue Chicken – Sorry, Fried Chicken, Your Secret is Out

Buttermilk is a very popular marinade for fried chicken, but for whatever reason, it isn’t often used with other chicken cooking methods. Which is kind of surprising, especially when you taste just how effective it is for something like this beautiful barbecued chicken. Adding to the mystery is the fact […]

Strawberry Margarita Granita

Strawberry Margarita Granita A frozen cocktail for dessert… this is so delicious and a very refreshing end to a meal.  It contains as much alcohol as you’d expect to find in a cocktail, so be careful! Serves 4 Prep time:   15 minutes Freezing time: 3 hours Ingredients 50g caster sugar 400g strawberries […]

The Best Beef Tri Tip – This Tip is Tops

I received a food wish for roast beef recently, which can be done with many different cuts, but I ended up deciding on the always amazing beef tri tip, since it’s affordable, flavorful, and using this low-temp roasting technique, nearly fool-proof. Above and beyond the great results, this is also […]

Greek Lemon Chicken Salad

Greek Lemon Chicken Salad This salad brings together some delicious flavours of Greece in a dish that is super tasty, fresh and easy to prepare! Serves 4 Prep time:  15 minutes (1-hour marinating time) Cooking time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients 50ml olive oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled & crushed ¼ tsp cracked pepper Pinch […]

Chocolate Orange Biscuits

Chocolate Orange Biscuits These are my husband’s ultimate favourite biscuits, they are a perfect accompaniment for a coffee break!  Absolutely deliciously moreish….! Makes 15-20 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Ingredients 350g self-raising flour Pinch of salt 200g caster sugar 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 100g […]

Peaches and Cream – Literally

This new and “improved” peaches and cream recipe might not have tasted any better than the classic, but at least it was more complicated. Turns out that a splash of cold, fresh cream is all that sweet, ripe peaches need, which is probably why no one ever cooks it first […]