Tag Archive: snacks

Charcoal Bread Sticks

January 13, 2020

You know I like to play with my food and of late I have been interested in this charcoal idea. I made charcoal burger buns a while ago that I thought looked spectacular, but it’s not an everyday thing. I was in Toronto last week visiting our daughter and her husband who just had their first baby boy, our first grandchild. As you can imagine we are all head over heels in love with the... View Article

Baked apple chips

November 19, 2016

Of course I love potato chips, who doesn’t, but trying to get away from the salt and fat is sometimes a good idea. For those occasions, you may want to make apple chips, especially now that apples are in season. These are very easy to make, especially of you have a mandolin to slice the apples with. You are aiming for uniformly thin slices and it’s easiest with a mandolin. You can if you wish... View Article

Roasted garlic

August 5, 2015

Roasted garlic is useful in the kitchen and very easy to make. Roasting makes the garlic mild and slightly sweet and the texture becomes creamy and spreadable. Use it to: Spread on a pizza before piling other ingredients Fold into mashed potatoes Add to pasta Add to sauces Add to soups Serve as a spread with crostini Make roasted garlic oil Add wherever a mild garlic flavour is desired   Keep in mind it is... View Article

Liberated Muffin tops, anyone? Banana-coconut-raspberries and a bonus muffin recipe

May 22, 2014

After the Seinfeld muffin top episode  I believe an entire industry developed from this idea. Muffin top pans popped up in kitchen shops and bakeries begun to offer this muffin alternative to anticipating muffin aficionados. I jumped on the bandwagon and bought a muffin top baking sheet and I have been totally in on the muffin top “movement”. I love the tops of the muffins. The bottom part is always tangled in the muffin cup and is... View Article