mac and cheese

Real Macaroni and Cheese

Like most kids, I grew up on the macaronic and cheese that you find in a blue box. It wasn’t until I was well in my late teens/adult years that I had real macaroni and cheese (made with elbow macaroni, real cheese and a bechamel sauce). Don’t get me wrong, there’s a time and aContinue reading “Real Macaroni and Cheese”

lava cake

Easy molten lava cakes

I remember how molten lava cakes were all the rage when they first came out – a chocolate cake that was set around the edges but still oozy in the middle? No way! Molten lava cakes present themselves as a very sophisticated dessert but they are quite easy to make (depending on which recipe youContinue reading “Easy molten lava cakes”

chicken pot pie

Easy chicken pot pie

I remember the first time I attempted to make chicken pot pie. The recipe was way too complicated and I gave up half way through. It called for roasting bone-in chicken breasts for 35-40 minutes before even getting started on the rest of the recipe. About an hour into it, I was too tired toContinue reading “Easy chicken pot pie”

chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies

You really can’t go wrong with chocolate chip cookies. Almost any recipe will result in a cookie that tastes great. But there is a certain style that I have been trying to figure out for the past year and that is a chocolate chip cookie that is more puffy and cakey than you typical chocolateContinue reading “Chocolate chip cookies”

Cheese and Scallion Scones

Cheese and Scallion Scones

After a very long hiatus, I am finally finishing my culinary skills certificate at George Brown College. The culinary skills certificate is the first year of the two year culinary management program. It covers the majority of the practical culinary skills which is what I want to compliment my nutrition background. The great thing aboutContinue reading “Cheese and Scallion Scones”