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Chickpea Fritter Puffs a la Fifteen Spatulas (with a bit of tinkering)

Chickpea Fritter Puffs a la Fifteen Spatulas (with a bit of tinkering)

So I had this lonely little bag of chickpea flour (about 1 C) and I really try very hard not to waste food so I went looking for something to make. What I found was Joanne and her Fifteen Spatulas and a great little recipe […]

Baked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Baked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Baked wings round two. I got the initial idea from Meal Prep On Fleek (I love that blog name) which directed me to this Korean chicken and vegetables sheet pan recipe from Dinner and Dessert. Than I saw this recipe from Honest Cooking and decided […]

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Old Bay Seasoning and Honey

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Old Bay Seasoning and Honey

I do love chicken wings. Especially those to die for wings at Phnom Penh here in Vancouver. These Cambodian style wings are crispy and light but that crispiness is achieve via a deep fryer. I don’t have a deep fryer and have no plans to […]

Home Made Pita Bread

Home Made Pita Bread

If you have a bread maker it’s easy to use the dough cycle to make home made pita bread. This recipe comes from Better Homes and GardensĀ® More Bread Machine Bounty. It’s actually got a lot of great bread machine recipes in it. Ingredients 3/4 […]

Banana, Blueberry, Buttermilk Muffins (aka 3B Muffins)

Banana, Blueberry, Buttermilk Muffins (aka 3B Muffins)

My freezer had a good sized banana graveyard and some frozen blueberries I had painstakingly frozen on trays. In addition I hadĀ  some soon-to-expire buttermilk in the fridge so it was time to take action. The result are these moist and delicious banana, blueberry, buttermilk […]

Homemade Nutella and Homemade Peanut Butter

Homemade Nutella and Homemade Peanut Butter

Nutella (aka chocolate hazlenut spread) is a big hit at my house. We all love it but I don’t love some of the ingredients so I went looking for a homemade alternative. I ended up settling on a combination of Elsie + Emma’s A Beautiful […]

Linda’s Famous Granny Smith Apple Sauce

Linda’s Famous Granny Smith Apple Sauce

This recipe comes courtesy of my friend and fellow dance Mom Linda. Our daughters had a very successful year dancing together this past season and aside from some great dance memories, we got Linda to share her apple sauce recipe which my daughter insists is […]

Rhubarb Muffins

Rhubarb Muffins

This is a ad lib from The Best of the Best and More recipe for “Phantom Rhubarb Muffins”. In my humble opinion fat-free sour CREAM is an oxymoron and since I don’t bother with fat-free anything much I just substitute whatever yoghurt I happen to […]

Apple Cranberry Compote and Blueberry Muffins

Apple Cranberry Compote and Blueberry Muffins

More goodness from the Dahlia Bakery Cookbook: Sweetness in Seattle. Tonight I made the Apple Raisin Compote but since my kids hate raisins and I like cranberries I used cranberries instead and it worked out YUM. Then because I had buttermilk in the fridge that […]

Cranberry Almond Scones

Cranberry Almond Scones

This recipe is based on the Cherry Almond Scone recipe from The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook. I didn’t have any dried cherries and truth be told I prefer dried cranberries. Plus my kids won’t eat whole nuts in anything so I had to sneak them in […]