Simple Banana Bread

I’ve been gone a while and guess where I was? China. Yup…the far east, home of about 1.3billion people! Then after getting back, I got sick as a dog and I’m just now getting back into my groove.  I’m trying to compile all my photos from the trip then I’ll do a separate posting on…

Bagels

I’m sorry for not posting sooner but I caught a case of food poisoning  by way of mushrooms.  Don’t ask! By the time I recovered, I had so much stuff to do in and out of the house and couldn’t find the time to post…until now.  One sure fire way to tell that I’m feeling…

Pizza Two Ways

Have you ever had pizza so bad that the crust tasted like cardboard?  Tomatoes acidic…check.  Chewy cheese…check.  Flavourless toppings…check.  On the flip side have you ever had pizza so good you wanted to just curl up in the corner and purr?  Everyone has a favorite pizza memory and every pizza they eat after that is…

Cinnamon Rolls

I have quite the sweet tooth and although dark chocolate normally does the trick, I’ve been craving another type of sweet.  You know the kind that will manifest itself at your dentist visit?  The one that’s so decadently evil that you hide when devouring?  The one that elicits alien-like guttural sounds of pleasure?   Yup, that’s the one…and that…

Yeast Donuts (Doughnut!)

I’ve been busy these last couple of days and I was too tired to post anything of significance.  My kitchen was a war zone for three days straight, I got a new oven (yay!), got high on fumes from said oven and somewhere in between that, my younger brother became a first-time dad! Oh yeah…

Yeast Bread

I just adore the smell of freshly baked bread! Its the kind of smell that actually roots you to the spot and has you closing your eyess! When I was in college, I used to bake a sun-dried bread but to be honest I haven’t done much bread baking until about a month ago.  I’ve…