Tag Archives: breakfast

Herbed Olive Oil Biscuits

Carbs. Perfect for everything.

 

I like using heart shaped cookie cutters, molds, stamps, whatever. My middle name is Love (seriously), and I’m normally a huge cheeseball. I like to draw heart shaped sriracha on food I give to Michael.

 

Love love love love hearts *puke*. I make myself sick!

 

It was our 3 year anniversary yesterday, so I post something heart shaped in lieu of a proper related post.

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Killer Cheese Sauce

 

Put this on macaroni, cauliflower, fries, dip things into it. Dear god.

Killer as in awesome, not deadly. That wouldn’t be good.

 

This recipe is for a creamy cheese sauce, with a blend of sharp white cheddar and regular cheddar, cracked black pepper and cayenne pepper. You get the sharpness of the cheese cutting through the richness of the cream, and a little pop of heat from the peppers. Amazing.

 

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Nalesniki – Polish Crepes

Nostalgia, alll over the place.

Just a quick-ish post. My mother made these for Michael and I last weekend 🙂 I asked. It was one of my favourite things she used to make!

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Mini Peach Pies

Yeah these were good AND easy!

 

 

So I went to Donalds Market earlier in the week and they had whole cartons of peaches for $2.99! So I had to buy them and I had to make something.

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Bao Chau

I have a new soup related love.

There’s this new place down the street that we go for our Pho nowadays, but they have this one type that just blows me away.

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Slocan – Sleepy Breakfast Time

We needed one of those...uh.. "Rejuvinatin' Greasy Breakfasts" to counter an over consumption of a certain type of liquid.

 

We headed down to the Slocan for some All Day Breakfast. I had never been there, and yelp said it was alright. The only other “close as we want to walk” was some placed called Tom and Jerry’s, which features a banner of some Budweiser girls from the 90’s and boasts about $4 awful beer on tap. (not that I judge, I’ve been to many a scuzzy place, they’re just reserved for french fries and karaoke).

 

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Brownies for Michelle

They were good!

 

One of my facebook fans straight up asked if I could try and make some brownies she’d had at a fundraiser, and gave me the description. I’m not sure if I came even close, but regardless these were tasty!

I guess I do requests now!

These are my “fudgey brownies with a peanut-buttery milk chocolate topping with mini chocolate chips”.

 

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Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chicken

It's just you and me noodles. (And Michael) But mostly you an' me.

 

You know I love spicy, asian-y, cilantro-y, peanut-y, whatever else-y can describe my tastes. This is a dish I’ve started to make much more often because it’s just so easy. And I have not just one, but TWO ways to make this! Golly! (there’s way more ways than two, I might have lied)

 

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7 Facts Blogger Game

I looked everywhere for a sesame street reference, but this will have to do instead.

Well I’ve been tagged so I guess I have to participate! 😛

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Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

This isn't a coffee flavoured cake, it's a cake you eat with coffee!

 

This is a type of cake my mother used to always make. Especially when we had fresh plums!  This works great with any kind of fruit, and the base is incredibly forgiving.

 

 

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Simple Pasta Dinner

Delicious!

 

Just a quick post before bed!

I made a sundried olive and rosemary focaccia and pasta with italian sausage, fire roasted tomatoes, mushrooms and fresh basil!

Focaccia recipe here:http://raptortoe.com/2010/​10/06/tomato-focaccia/ Just replace tomatoes with same amount of pitted sundried olives and throw in some rosemary.

For the pasta, sautee two italian sausages removed from the casing until browned, add 1/2 cup roughly chopped mushrooms.

Add 1 can of fire roasted tomatoes, or just diced tomatoes, strain if too much liquid. Cook and reduce until thickened, season with salt and pepper.

Add a small handfull of fresh minced basil and toss with your favourite pasta!


The Garburator

He ate it, I didn't. My god.

 

I’m not really sure how this came to be, but a Starbucks run turned into this atrocity.

 

Two ginger molasses cookies with peanut butter, sandwiching an apple fritter.

 

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Cherry White Chocolate Scones

So good!!

 

I wanted a good cherry recipe, and since everyone else is making clafouti, I went the scone direction.

 

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Thai Turkey Burgers with Broccoli Slaw

Will make again, and again.

 

I don’t wanna call these thai, maybe moreso “thai inspired”, or “east asian inspired” but whatever. They’re DAMN good and that’s all that matters.

 

 

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Franks Red Hot Bread

Spicy and doughy! Just like me!

 

Payday isn’t until the 10th, so I’m still working with what I got.

 

You all know about my Sriracha obsession, but did you know we also have a problem with Frank’s Red Hot?

 

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Stop – Pantry time!

Mushroomy Goodness!

 

 

Unexpected bills sometimes make you broke, as a result of one we’re a bit broke until next pay. So, for frugality’s sake, I’m going to dig into the recesses of my cupboards to make dinner for the next few days. I am only going to use what’s in my pantry/freezer/fridge.

 

I probably should’ve done this a long time ago, there are a lot of random things in there… I think I need to do a “cupboard inventory”  just to make sure I actually USE what I have!

 

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Sriracha Tortilla Chips

Yes! I did.

I bought some corn tortillas to make tacos for dinner one night. Was great, but I ended up with (and still have) a TON of them left.

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Cheddar and Green Onion Biscuits

Perfect little bites!

 

 

I gave Michael instructions on how to throw together a slow-cooker chili while I was at work, and made these as soon as I came home!

 

 

I got the recipe from Serious Eats, but it’s a simple recipe I’ve made before! They just inspired me 🙂

 

 

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Hot Buttered Popcorn Bread

 

Smells like movie-theater popcorn and toasts like brioche!

 

 

 

I can’t make soup and not have bread. Or crackers. Mostly bread. And butter. Mostly butter.

 

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Italian Sausage Meatballs with Espelette Pepper Jelly

It sounds fancy but it soooo isn't.

I tried summing this recipe up, but it kept ending up as a “that’s what she said” joke. So we’ll just say they’re good! Easy too!

 

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Black Bean, Mushroom and Bacon Baked Eggs

A nice lunch!

 

 

I wasn’t sure what to make for lunch, I was thinking pasta, but I had some bacon and eggs and it sounded perfect!

 

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No Knead Rosemary Focaccia

I loves me some bread and vinegar!

 

 

I love no knead bread, and try -“try” to always have a big batch of dough in the fridge at all times. But sometimes it’s hard to keep a big bucket in the fridge, when other things could be going in there. Like, I dunno, vegetables.

 

Go HERE for the No Knead dough recipe!

 

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Peanut Butter Bars!

 

Yum yum yum!!

 

 
I think I’ve told you before how much I love peanut butter and chocolate. If not, I apologize. I LOVE IT!!

 
I’ve been sick for a while now, just a cold that wont go away, and I needed something comforting. But that comfort needed to be accessible. So I threw these together with what I had.

 

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Butter Chicken Poutine

This was SO worth how terrible it is for me, btw.

 

Poutine is a Canadian thing. I’ve met a few Americans who have NO idea what it is, which I find surprising, because a lot of “down home American food” consists of the same ingredients. Fries, cheese curds and gravy.

 

But this was far from traditional, but oh sooooo delicious.

 

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Savoury Herb and Cheese Loaf

Perfect Sunday breakfast!

 

 

We are pretty much grocery-less in this house, need to go do that tonight.

 

 

I did what I could for breakfast! I always seem to have flour and leavening agents. But I was lucky enough to have a tub of sour cream kickin’ around as well!

 

 

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