A Slippery Situation

Eggs Benedict Ideal for a rockin' hangover or a sophisticated brunch, these eggs Benedict with maple-glazed smoked salmon and bacon will brighten your day. This is hands down my favorite breakfast or brunch. Mind you, I only have it a few times a years, and preferably in the colder weather. Due to its insanely richness … Continue reading A Slippery Situation

Beans Beans the Musical Fruit

Baked Beans: Classic Tomato and Smokey Maple There's a simplicity to homemade baked beans that make them very comforting. Whether it's alongside a classic English breakfast, or as a main course with an unlimited supply of freshly baked bread, baked beans is a humble dish that is both soothing and nourishing. To the average person, … Continue reading Beans Beans the Musical Fruit

Happy National Waffle Day

Belgian Waffles à la Strawberry Shortcake This past weekend I celebrated my birthday and received a Belgian Waffle Iron from my wife and son. I couldn't think of a better way to commemorate national waffle day than with Belgian waffles in the manner of  strawberry shortcake. Perhaps acknowledging spring so early is a little too optimistic, … Continue reading Happy National Waffle Day

Puff The Magic Danish

Puff Pastry Of all the breads and pastries, it is puff pastry I find most intimidating. It's really not as difficult as some people say it is or tend to think, but it does require practice, patience, and strong arms. A cool kitchen to work in also helps. There are two main types of puff … Continue reading Puff The Magic Danish

Fat Tuesday!

Fluffy Pancakes Since it is Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, I thought I'd offer up my brief and simple recipe for super fluffy pancakes. Whether you're religious or not, eating these hot cakes will certainly make you want to fast for the next six weeks. After all, indulging and purging is the whole … Continue reading Fat Tuesday!

One Potato, Two Potato Rösti

Potato Rösti The humble potato is likely the most versatile food item on the planet. Most of the time potatoes play their part as a supporting actor alongside most proteins, be it a burger and fries, bangers and mash, ham and scalloped potatoes. Or even a side dish all its own, such as a potato … Continue reading One Potato, Two Potato Rösti

Let’s Break Bread

Knekkebrød (Cracker Bread) The truth is, this recipe couldn't be any further from comfort food, but then again it's all about who you ask. Far be it for me to decide what is and what isn't comforting. My intention is to be all inclusive, regardless the amount of calories. This recipe is a whole-grain flatbread … Continue reading Let’s Break Bread

Sugar And Spice

...and everything nice. Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting Christmas season is in full swing with the hustle and bustle of shopping and preparations for those perfect holiday family traditions. I prefer to steer clear of the holiday stress, and by that, I mean away from the shopping malls as much as I can. Everything … Continue reading Sugar And Spice

Do You Know The Muffin Man?

...who lives on Drury Lane?  Chunky Apple & Cinnamon Muffins I am a sucker for a fresh muffin and a cup of strong coffee. The best thing about muffins is their versatility. Cake-based white muffins with chocolate chips, raspberry bran muffins, or my personal favorite, chunky apple and cinnamon. Muffins can be served as a … Continue reading Do You Know The Muffin Man?