Browsing Category : American

Garlic Bread


I used to buy frozen garlic bread whenever we have spaghetti at home until I discovered a homemade garlic bread recipe. There is no going back to frozen garlic bread once I tried this recipe. It does take a little more work, but for the homemade taste, it is worth investing some effort. Hanna made this garlic bread to go Read More

Read More »

Baked Salmon Linguine


Google search: “What is clean eating?”. Answer: “ … At its simplest, clean eating is about eating whole foods, or ‘real’ foods — those that are un- or minimally processed, refined, and handled, making them as close to their natural form as possible.“. I guess this baked salmon linguine is as clean as I can possibly make it. It does Read More

Read More »

Cranberry Banana Bread


I was getting ready to make Cranberry Orange Bread when EK told me that I need to use the bananas are they are getting too ripe. Does cranberry goes well with bananas? Sure they do! Now I can combine the sweetness of bananas and the tartness of cranberries all in one bread. This is my new discovery of the week! Read More

Read More »

Bread Pudding French Toast with Strawberry Sauce


I was planning on making simple French Toast for breakfast this weekend. This loaf of challah that I picked up from the 300 bakery looked so good that I feel it deserves some exquisite treatment than simple French Toast. There is no other place to turn to than my favorite Tartine cook book.  The Tartine Brioche Bread Pudding recipe says Read More

Read More »

Mini Fruit Tarts


  Fruit tart is such an interesting dessert so full of color, texture, and taste. With some flaky tart dough left from making egg tarts last week, I decided its its time for some mini fruit tarts this weekend. I get many inspiration on dressing up a fruit tart from the Oracle 300 bakery.  The pastry chef always cut the Read More

Read More »

Parmesan Chicken and Shrimp Scampi Linguine


  I was flipping through my recipe folder for something simple and easy to fix this evening and came across the Linguine with Shrimp Scampi recipe. Unlike other pasta dishes that are served in white or red sauce, the linguine is tossed in a lemon, garlic sauce. I also fixed some Parmesan Chicken for the special someone who doesn’t eat Read More

Read More »

Minnie Frosty-Shake


While researching for the next gourmet club meet this afternoon, I came across the idea of using Oreo cookies to dress up a cocktail. I was so excited about the idea that I have to try it right away! So here is my concoction of the Minnie Frosty-Shake…love it! Prep Time: 30 min Serves 2 Ingredients White Chocolate Liqueur 2 Read More

Read More »

Lemon Pudding Cake


I have been eyeing this Tyler Florence Lemon Pudding Cake recipe for weeks, but I am reluctant to buy a carton of buttermilk just to use 2/3 cup of it. Finally, I decided to try a buttermilk substitute using some leftover yogurt. It turns out perfect! Just found another awesome dessert recipe for the holidays! Prep time: 20 mins Cook Read More

Read More »

Blueberry Muffins


  One of the good things in life is to wake up on a fall weekend to some warm blueberry muffins.  The muffin tops are crunchy, and the bottoms are moist and oozing with the goodness blueberries. You will use only a little of the crumb topping for the muffins. Save the remainder in the refrigerator, they come in very Read More

Read More »

Mushroom Leek Tartlet


With some success at making flaky tart shells last week for the Banana Cream Pie, I saved an extra batch of the tart dough for this week’s attempt at Mushroom Leek Tart. It saves so much time to have the tart dough handy. I adjusted the Tartine’s Wild Mushroom Tart recipe to incorporate leek into the tart filing. We enjoyed Read More

Read More »
%d bloggers like this: