Posted in April 2012

Beauty in the Kitchen

Beauty has been a passion of mine for many years, but I have recently turned my attention to streamlining my routine and choosing more natural products… or as natural as my super-sensitive skin will allow.  I must carefully balance this new-found, potentially disastrous search for a new skincare routine with a wee bit of consideration … Continue reading

Tasty / Crispy Pita Bread Dippers

As you may have guessed from the rambling title, I had trouble coming up with a name to adequately describe what these little numbers are. Tasty / Crispy Pita Bread Dippers are quite simply pita bread cut into triangles, glazed with an olive oil/oregano/salt/pepper concoction, and baked in the oven on broil until golden brown. … Continue reading

Homemade Baklava: Do Not Fear the Phyllo

I love desserts. At my wedding (which isn’t happening for a wee while…relax, mom) I am going to have an entire room or table (depending on where it’s held) dedicated to desserts. Evan and I attended a friend’s engagement party and they had a dessert room; I haven’t stopped talking about it since and it … Continue reading

“Mi scusi”: Homemade Foccacia at its Best

This past holiday Monday, Jessica and I decided to make homemade foccacia.  “Mi scusi” I forgot some of you didn’t get a holiday Monday… Starting with foccacia seemed somewhat less daunting than a full-blown homemade bread/loaf recipe and really, we just couldn’t can’t deny our love for the rosemary flavoured, salt-laden, Italian creation. We decided … Continue reading

Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe

‘Tis my first post on this magnificent blog…needless to say, I am quite excited. I must forewarn you that my photo documentation may not be as well laid out as my counterpart’s. This is largely due to the fact that I often forget to document the process with my trusty camera until the recipe is … Continue reading