Bruschetta Toast

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in cookery, daily life | No Comments
Bruschetta Toast

This bruschetta toast recipe, weirdly enough, is from a YA novel I read recently. It was a terrible book and not worth the time, but one of the characters made this dish and it was described with such detail I had to give it a try! This was my day-off lunch that I cooked special […]

5 Recipes To Try This Weekend

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in cookery | No Comments
5 Recipes To Try This Weekend

Mmmm, it’s Friday! Time to get out those pots ‘n pans and make something delicious, just because you can. I’ve compiled a list of 5 recipes to try this weekend, just because I love you! I adore cooking. I love the sound of sizzling on the stove, the fragrant steam, and yes, even the grease-splattering. […]

Lemon Ricotta Cake Recipe

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in cookery | No Comments
Lemon Ricotta Cake Recipe

I haven’t done much baking since I’ve been home, aside from banana bread and an amazing meatballs dinner (seriously, check out Pioneer Woman’s Salisbury Steak Meatballs – you will not be disappointed!). However, my mom is always making something scrumptious, whether on the stove or in it, and yesterday was no exception. She baked a […]

4 Hot Drinks to Try This Weekend

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in cookery | No Comments
4 Hot Drinks to Try This Weekend

The dead of winter is upon us! Time to stay inside, get cozy, and make some hot drinks! Here are some delicious recipes to get you warm again after a brisk round of skating, sledding or snowshoeing.  Image from Live Simple. 1. Homemade Chai Tea Latte from Live Simply. Chai has always been one of […]

Savory Cinnamon Beef: Recipe

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in cookery | No Comments
Savory Cinnamon Beef: Recipe

This recipe. Oh my goodness. I copied it down from a Paleo cookbook my old roommate has, and had to add/change a few ingredients, and this is what I got. Pure amazingness. The perfect cold-weather dinner – and who would have thought of cinnamon beef? Not me!   Unfortunately I didn’t photograph as I went, […]

Rustic Jelly Tart

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in cookery | No Comments
Rustic Jelly Tart

I love pie crust. It’s flaky, it’s salty, it’s buttery, and it’s also the easiest pastry dough you can make. This simple recipe is one of my favorite ways to enjoy piecrust: smeared with jelly and sprinkled with lots of sugar. Serve with a strong cup of tea on your favorite teatime plates! Pie crust: 1 […]

Blueberry Jam Mini Batch

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in cookery | No Comments
Blueberry Jam Mini Batch

Living on my own, I realized I couldn’t actually finish an entire container of blueberries before it went bad. So I ate half the container and decided to be thrifty and make a little single half-jar of jam with the other half. Here’s how to make your very own supply of old-fashioned blueberry jam. Hot […]