Category: In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen

Gluten-Free Brazilian Cheese Breads

My Mom made these cool little cheese breads – cheese breads that are gluten-free and yet still full of flavour!! Once again, these are so easy to make that it is almost ridiculous. The best way to mix together the ingredients for these cheese breads is in a blender. However if you’re one of the […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is the recipe for the most amazing and best tasting gluten free chocolate chip cookies you will ever find. Perhaps the best part, these cookies are super easy and quick to make. Mix the following ingredients together in a bowl: One cup of almond butter 3/4 cup of sugar One large egg A half […]

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Which Cooking Oil to Use

Earlier in January I found this very cool blog post on, not surprisingly, a very cool blog ¬†and now, with their permission, I am sharing some of their post here with you. From deep-fried foods to healthy salads, cooking oils play a part in the flavor profile and healthiness of many meals. With such a […]

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Awesome Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

As promised some days ago, here is the Yorkshire Pudding recipe my mother agreed to share with me and my readers. I was in the test kitchen when this Yorkshire Pudding recipe was made and it really is as easy as I describe here – there is no pre-heating the pan, no need for “beef […]

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SushiQuik for the Home

The good folks at SushiQuik make a nifty device for rolling your own sushi at home and they were kind enough to send me a complimentary sample of their device so that I could see how it works, play around with it, and make a short video of my experience with the SushiQuik. As I […]

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Sushi Quik and a New Tortilla Press

With all the festivities, fun parties and then my personal illness around the Christmas break I got backed up on my blogging and so I have a number of posts that I’m working on. One of the first blog posts I want to do is about this cool new sushi making device that will help […]

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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

I actually did something this weekend that I never thought I would do. I went beyond simply “pinning a pin” on Pinterest and actually did something with an item I found – I followed a recipe that I found on Pinterest. I don’t know about you but this really is a first for me. So […]

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After the Brined Turkey

Well Christmas dinner has come and gone and other than the “wreck” the brined turkey has been consumed. And the verdict? I still do not enjoy the white breast meat from turkey. The truth is, breast meat is simply too dry to be enjoyable. Even after brining for 24 hours, the breast meat was not […]

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Brining a Turkey

I can’t stand to eat turkey; more specifically, I can’t stand the dry, sawdust like white turkey meat that is all too often served up at the traditional family gatherings like Thanksgiving and Christmas. I don’t mind the dark meat so much. As a result of my dislike for turkey, I have been searching for […]