12/27/15
Egg Cups

Bacon Egg Cups

Egg CupsWonderful, savory breakfast treat. They are a fast and easy breakfast solution. Great for making ahead for a breakfast on the go. This was posted as a solution to our crazy, rush mornings, running out of the house, kids in tow, trying to get kids to school and us to the office on time. I don’t recommend microwaving them from frozen as it dries them out and destroys the texture. Continue reading

05/23/15

Ramen

RamenBeats Mr. Noodle any day of the week! If my kids had the choice they’d live on nothing but Mr. Noodle 7 days a week, but I can’t get past the MSG, high levels of sodium and generally processed structure of it. My recent venture into the world of David Chang and Momofuku pushed me into a whole new level of ramen enlightenment. Although this ramen doesn’t meet the standards of Japanese tradition using dashi, katsuo bushi and konbu I feel it comes pretty close in regards to flavour profiles. Besides, with a busy family life, I don’t have the luxury of time to properly prepare those ingredients…”sigh”. Continue reading

12/26/14

Honey Stuffed Goat Cheese Truffles Crusted with Bacon & Pistachio

Honey Stuffed Goat Cheese Truffles Crusted with Bacon & PistachioA creamy, crunchy, sweet delight. This canapé was one of a few that I made for my first official catering experience which is a story in itself. Unfortunately this one never made it to the event due to time constraints. I found The idea of this canapé on pinterest, but it needed an enhancement. I found that the creamy cheese was a little overwhelming and the addition of honey in the center made for a nice sweet surprise. Continue reading