Recipe Index

Tag: easy

birthday break: balsamic chicken

Before I create any new picnic recipes, I’ll just mention this fantastic dinner we ate last weekend. I had some chicken thighs in the fridge and a full bottle of really nice balsamic vinegar. It was a perfect match. Accolades were coming at me from every direction (well, at least to my right, since there were only 2…

Read more »

taste of summer: black(berry) bottom cake

Like I mentioned in a previous entry, I’ve begun Operation: Cupboard Clean-Out to make moving apartments seem like less of a chore. This tactical maneouver isn’t only about cleaning out the cupboard….the freezer is fair game as well. Last summer…

Read more »

i had a beer and now i have bread! beer bread

You may have read that I’m a bit antsy about yeast. I don’t know where the fear comes from since my mom used yeast to make breads and cinnamon buns and even pancakes with amazing results! It’s a totally unfounded…

Read more »

simple can be fancy: soy, ginger & blood orange baked trout fillets

I find that taking photos for my blog can be quite trying at times. It’s either too dark or I can’t be bothered to set up for a good shot or my camera batteries have died. Often times, when I…

Read more »

food of the gods: dark chocolate & fleur du sel toasts

Cornelius is picking up the car and soon we’ll be jetting down the highway down to Seattle to see a band, eat some good food and do a bit of shopping, American-style. I love road trips…even short ones. Another thing…

Read more »

foolproof: blackberry coffee cake

Sometimes you just have to have cake. Cornelius and I had returned from a very decadent lunch at Salad de Fruits where we dined on amazing moules et frites (at a very reasonable $10.99) on an outdoor patio. Afterwards, we…

Read more »

breakfast cake! maple breakfast cake

Who loves cake for breakfast? I do! I do!! I saw One Whole Clove had Maple Syrup Tea Loaves on her site and I decided that I had to try out this loaf recipe. It didn’t have any eggs to…

Read more »

portland, here we come: easy vegetable salad

My stomach is in a flurry of nervous excitement. I always get that way when I’m about to take flight, so to speak. This holiday long weekend I’m heading to my most favorite city ever, Portland, OR with a pitstop…

Read more »