Pecan Pie

Do you love pecan pie? Do you love it when people take foods that matter to you, and then try to make them without ever having read a recipe or even eaten the food? Then you’ll love this! I’ve always looked at pecan pie and drooled, but I’ve never actually had any. Mostly that’s a…

Birthday Round Up

It was my Birthday over the weekend, yay! My favourite part of birthdays is the cake… making the cake! I love making birthday cake, and thinking of new flavour-combinations, decorating, and, of course, the eating. In a fit of birthday happy, I decided to break from our usual programming and post this birthday cake recipe,…

Chowder, Cobbler, Cornbread and Beans

Sunday: Corn Chowder and Peach Cobbler During my search I didn’t find much info on Corn Chowder, so I wont share a history with you. Basically, chowder is a thick, creamy soup with stuff in it. In corn chowder, the stuff is corn and potatoes. I used the recipe for Chipotle Corn Chowder from  Vegan…

Baking with pumpkin

Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Cookies, Pumpkin Muffins…the list goes on. Americans like to bake with pumpkin. Its not something we do here very often, we usually turn our pumpkins into soup (or curry), or eat them roasted, so I have been intrigued. The first time I baked with pumpkin was for my cookbook, and…