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Pumpkin Energy Bar(10/8/12)

Today I am sharing with you an energy bar I created from an energy bar formula. We all have tasted energy bars bought in the store, some are pretty gross and some are very good. I think one of my favorites are lärabars. And I have to say these Pumpkin Energy Bars that I created […]

Cranberry Bread(10/16/11)

I went to the store and saw a bunch of cranberries and pumpkins and I couldn’t decide what to get – I have been eating tons of pumpkin so I guess it was time to switch to cranberries.  And what could not be a better things to start with than a cranberry bread. You can […]

Top 10 Restaurants in Ft. Lauderdale, FL(5/9/11)

I was on vacation for two week and not only did I go on my first cruise (and last which I will write about) but I also spent one week in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  My parents currently live in Ft. Lauderdale and I have been there a few times.  This time I decided to make […]

Stollen Wreath ”Christstollen”(12/28/10)

It is that time of the month again, here is the next Daring Bakers challenge. The 2010 December Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Penny of Sweet Sadie’s Baking. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make Stollen. She adapted a friend’s family recipe and combined it with information from friends, techniques from Peter Reinhart’s […]

Le Crostata – Cranberry and Caramel Walnut Crostata(11/27/10)

It is that time of the month again; here is the next Daring Bakers challenge. The November 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simone of Briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi […]

Cranberry Orange Molds (Indian Trail Cranberry Orange Mold)(11/22/10)

I grew up with Lingonberries which are very similar to Cranberries. In Sweden you have lingonberries with meatballs and some folks make dessert with lingonberries, there is also lingonberry “saft” which is a concentrated juice and you mix it with water.  You can actually find this in Ikea. Lingonberries are very similar to Cranberries but mostly […]

Cranberry and White Chocolate Streusel Bars(11/7/10)

Thanksgiving in the US is around the corner and we are all digging for new recipes and new ideas.  If you have something you are looking for I would love to hear about it as I will be mostly posting thanksgiving ideas in the next two weeks.  First I am starting with cranberries.  I love […]

Guest Post from Recaptured Charm: Embellishing With Food(5/10/10)

Allow me to introduce today’s guest blogger Lisa from Recaptured Charm. Lisa is from Canada, and loves to cook, bake, craft and of course paint anything that stands still long enough. She has a great imagination as you will see in this post. It is a real pleasure having her here today.   Hi there, I […]

Raisin and Pine nut Chicken Salad(4/12/10)

Chicken Salad is so simple to make but still hard to find a good one. My husband and I like different kinds of chicken salads.  He likes his simple: chicken, celery, salt and pepper and mayo.  And I like mine spicy and tangy.  I love to have pickles, sour cream, and capers in it, almost […]

American Pancakes(3/26/10)

  Depending where you are from you either call these pancakes or American pancakes.  Either way they are delicious.  We have these for breakfast with fresh berries or really anything you want.  You can make these plain or add berries, bananas, apples, etc.  I have some examples at the bottom of the recipe.  But my […]