Sticky Buns

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When I was 14 years old I used to work in a bakery, probably told you this before, this was my first job ever. But one of my favorite things to eat there, because we could pretty much eat whatever we wanted, were these ooey gooey sticky buns. It was one of the most popular items there and whenever they were available they would sell pretty fast. Boy, were they ever good, your fingers would get all sticky and messy but it was so worth it. This is why I love sticky buns. I don't make them … [Read more...]

Baked or Fried Pizza Balls

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You all know I love my pizza! I love to make my own pizza dough and experiment with different ingredients and basically just have fun with a pizza pie. This time I wanted to have more fun because that's the kind of gal I am. I love my kitchen and I love baking and cooking in my kitchen. So what's more fun than making pizza balls. I can't think of anything. Now of course if you're not as "fun" as me, you can buy your pizza dough from the store, but if you dare to really truly use that kitchen … [Read more...]

Cheddar Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits

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It's been a very busy and stressful week at work and when I get worked up like this, my favorite thing to do is to bake. Baking really relaxes me. What better thing to bake than these delicious cheddar cheese buttermilk biscuits. These biscuits are so tender, flaky, cheesy and they smell heavenly. I had them with my eggplant salad, but you can have them with a cup of coffee so they are perfect for breakfast, or they would be great with some jam or even just plain. I really urge you to try these, … [Read more...]

Jumbo Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins

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Blueberry Muffins are one of my favorites. When I was in university, I used to have a blueberry muffin almost every morning for breakfast in the student center's cafeteria. I did not like any other food there, but the blueberry muffins were the best. I still love them with a cup of coffee in the morning, there's just nothing better. These muffins were huge, they were full of blueberries and they were delicious. I've been trying many recipes since then trying to perfect the blueberry muffin based … [Read more...]

No Bake Nutella Cheesecake with Oreo Cookie Crust

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I've probably mentioned this before, but cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, and nutella is by far my favorite. There is always nutella in the house, so whenever I feel the need for something sweet, I always have a teaspoon of nutella and life is great again. The thought of mixing nutella and cheesecake was very exciting to me. To make this cheesecake is very easy, the bottom crust is just crushed oreo cookies with a bit of butter and the cheesecake itself is cream cheese, nutella and … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Sweet Rolls with Cranberries, Pecans and Caramel Cream Cheese Icing

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That's a mouthful, eh? No pun intended! I just felt that I needed to get pretty much all the ingredients listed in the title of these rolls, because it is very important. It's very important for you to realize all the good things in these rolls. Lots of great and delicious ingredients. These would be perfect for Thanksgiving morning. Don't look at me that way, Thanksgiving here in Canada is only a month away. I know it's a little over a couple months for Thanksgiving in the US but you know … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pull Apart Bread with Raisins

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This pull apart bread has been done now over and over again but I've never really tried it. Until now. I thought it was time. So I started my research, as I usually do before I embark on any project. Of course the internet is full of pull apart bread recipes, so the secret was finding one that would work for me and changing it up so that it is easy enough for anyone to follow. So I came up with a cinnamon brown sugar pull apart bread with raisins. When I was reading about this recipe, … [Read more...]

Goat Cheesecake with Figs, Pecans and Honey

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Did I ever tell you I hate Mondays? Well I do! It's all about waking up early in the morning after sleeping in on the weekend. I keep pressing that snooze button but I know that if I press it one more time I'll be late for work. I guess this is what happens after having a great weekend, you don't want it to end. And a great weekend I had. Part of this great weekend was making this gorgeous cake. Isn't it pretty? It's adorable I know. Now I love a good cheesecake and this cheesecake  is … [Read more...]

Perfect Peach Pie

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Peaches are my favorite fruits, so to make a peach pie is an absolute joy for me. This here is the perfect peach pie for me. I couldn't think of changing a thing. The recipe for the pie crust is my trusted recipe that I use over and over again. It's easy to make and delicious and flaky. But back to peaches. After all peaches are the star of the show here. I love peaches, they're delicious and juicy. Beyond their deliciousness, peaches are full of health benefits, from contributing to your eye … [Read more...]

New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Remember what I said a few weeks ago? Well if you don't, I said we all should eat more cookies. With that in mind, here's a very popular recipe for the New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies. This is the first time I made these cookies so I wanted to make sure I followed the recipe closely with a couple exceptions. I can't help myself, I always try to do something a bit different to make the recipe my own. Now these chocolate cookies are very special. They are super chocolatey! In this recipe … [Read more...]

Fig Tart with Pecans and Goat Cheese

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Every summer, I can't wait for the time when I see fresh figs at the grocery store or at the farmer's market. This past weekend I was lucky enough and found them. I found these beautiful green figs and I just knew I had to buy a box. These figs are absolutely delicious, they're so sweet and amazing, they melt in your mouth. I just knew I had to make a tart with them. This tart has all my favorite ingredients. Fresh figs with pecans, goat cheese and a drizzle of honey. It is unbelievable. It's … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Scones

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I love this time of year, it's great when it comes to finding all kinds of fruits  and berries. Now you can find lots of blueberries and strawberries at pretty decent prices. So I bought lots of berries this weekend, among which included a whole lot of blueberries. Since then I've made blueberry shakes, I put blueberries on pancakes, and of course one must bake with blueberries. Which is what I did. I, for one, love scones. There's nothing better than a delicious berry scone fresh right out … [Read more...]