Craving something sweet? Hit up SWEET Bakery in Brantford

Blaine and I ventured out to SWEET bakery in Brantford this past weekend regarding our wedding cake. I’ve been to this bakery before, but it was quite a few years ago. When I was chatting with my sister and maid of honour about potential local bakeries to check out for our wedding, she recommended SWEET … More Craving something sweet? Hit up SWEET Bakery in Brantford

Here’s how to make your own Ferrero Rocher’s at home

I have yet to come across someone who isn’t a fan of Ferrero Rocher’s. Quite honestly, I think if I ever were to come across someone who dislikes them I would smack them upside the head for the simple reason I cannot fathom any reason as to why one would not enjoy these heavenly little … More Here’s how to make your own Ferrero Rocher’s at home

Here’s how to make some homemade white chocolate macadamia nut cookies

If I ever encountered a situation in which I was forced to name my favourite desserts, cookies would, without a doubt, be mentioned. They’re pretty fucking great, and I like to think of them as something more than a small dessert square but something less than a piece of cake. They’re the perfect buffer in … More Here’s how to make some homemade white chocolate macadamia nut cookies

Read this to learn how to make the best homemade meatloaf

Believe it or not, meatloaf is something I have learned to appreciate within the past few years of my life. When I was younger, I absolutely despised it, and the thought of a giant loaf of meat wasn’t one that overly enticed me. I think part of the issue was that I hadn’t sampled any … More Read this to learn how to make the best homemade meatloaf

Read this to find out just how good garlic is for you

If you ask me, one simply cannot use too much garlic. It just isn’t possible. My love for garlic arguably stems from my Hungarian background, but I’m pretty sure I would love garlic even if I wasn’t Hungarian. Garlic is used in a multitude of Hungarian dishes and recipes, but also in a lot of … More Read this to find out just how good garlic is for you

This is how to make the absolute best chicken noodle soup

As I mentioned in my blog post a couple of days ago, I’m in the process of getting over a rather nasty bug. I’m very grateful I’ve been able to recover as quickly as I have, considering my Lyme Disease, and I’ve been doing everything I can remedy-wise to get myself better as quickly as … More This is how to make the absolute best chicken noodle soup

Read this to learn how to make restaurant-style crispy shrimp from home

If you’re a fan of seafood, or shrimp, more specifically, chances are you have eaten crispy shrimp at a restaurant and experienced an euphoric explosion of taste and wonder on your tongue. I’m not exactly sure what the secret is among restaurants when it comes to preparing said crispy shrimp, but I have never had … More Read this to learn how to make restaurant-style crispy shrimp from home

Here’s how to make some wicked tomato soup this Autumn

I am positively delighted that Autumn-like temperatures have finally made an appearance here in Ontario. That being said, I’m fully aware that this ‘Fall’ we are currently in the midst of won’t last overly long; it will probably warm up again, cool off a bit, then BAM. Snow. I’m not certain that this will happen, … More Here’s how to make some wicked tomato soup this Autumn

Here’s how to make some of the best brownies you’ve ever tasted

Brownies are one of those things that appeal to just about everyone. I have yet to meet someone who dislikes brownies, and, honestly, I think if I ever do, I’ll be a little concerned for their sanity. You simply cannot go wrong with brownies. They’re lightly crunchy and toasted on the exterior, yet warm and … More Here’s how to make some of the best brownies you’ve ever tasted

How well do you know your pasta? (part two)

As promised, the following information will be a continuation of yesterday’s blog post detailing different types of pasta and their best uses. In my previous post, referencing jessicagavin.com, I listed a variety of long pasta types, so for today’s post, we shall be looking at short pasta types. “Campanelle: Campanelle pasta is one of the … More How well do you know your pasta? (part two)

Here’s how to make the best fruit crisp this summer

I love dessert. Arguably more than I should, but I have a massive sweet tooth, and one must simply fulfill the demand of what the palate wants. That’s a little dramatic, I’ll admit, but you get my point. I’m not fussy when it comes to dessert, and, really, I think the only dessert I’m not … More Here’s how to make the best fruit crisp this summer

PSA: your metabolism does not, in fact, slow down once you’re middle-aged

When we’re young, we don’t exactly worry about what we are consuming in terms of calories and fat. And for a good reason; kids should not be thinking about things that we spend most of our adult years contemplating considering they’re busy playing among other important kid things. Once we’re adults, however, our diet becomes … More PSA: your metabolism does not, in fact, slow down once you’re middle-aged