Monthly Archives: December 2014

Kahwaji Hummus

The last time I made hummus, I had a few issues. I never got it to be really smooth as the food processor motor finally gave up (it wasn’t working that well anyway) and I tried using a stick blender … Continue reading

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Mexican Tortilla Casserole

I found the inspiration for this dish on Facebook with one of those recipes that is written out and shared all over the place. I say inspiration as while I did follow the basic structure of what they were suggesting … Continue reading

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Honey Wheat Bread, Take 2

This is the second time I’ve made this bread and I think I might be getting the hang of making it. You can read the first post here. As I mentioned in that post, the friend who I got the … Continue reading

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Bacon, Egg and Cheese Casserole

Quick confession – while I have made my fair share of egg casseroles I find them to be fairly boring. There really isn’t anything special about it, just eggs, milk and bread. And other stuff but it still never works … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion, Gruyere and Bacon Spread

This turned out to be great. When I first came across this recipe I knew I was going to have to make it. After all, it has bacon in it. The best part was, that while I used toasted baguette … Continue reading

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Evening in Kingston

Another large family gathering, another adult oriented drink. The first one, an Amaretto Bourbon Punch, turned out really well. This one, Evening in Kingston, did not. Well, let’s put it this way. I didn’t like and many others didn’t either. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprints

Merry Christmas everyone! What do you do when you wake up earlier than the kids do on Christmas morning? Catch up on your blogging about Christmas cookies. :o) We don’t really have many cookies that are traditional “Christmas cookies”. As … Continue reading

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White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

This year, cookies and I don’t seem to be getting along. No matter what I seem to do, most of my cookies have not turned out (to my liking). These, the white chocolate and cranberry, like the others, have spread … Continue reading

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Santa Bread

While the bread turned out to be pretty tasty, this was more about wanting to make the bread look like Santa than anything else. And, I think I succeeded. I didn’t quite get it to the exact shape or size … Continue reading

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Orange Chipotle Spiced Pecan Mix

After a fairly successful go at making some spiced nuts and a so-so try at some other nuts, I came across another recipe for some orange-chipotle spiced nuts and thought I would give it a try. Ultimately, these turned out … Continue reading

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