Category Archives: Snacks

banana blackberry buttermilk bread

I had a few missions to accomplish today. (1) To use up the bananas I bought.  (2) To use up the blackberries that I bought. (3) To use up the…

chicken bulgogi fried rice with asparagus and mushrooms

I had to cook a quick dinner tonight because I had stuff to do around the house. I looked through the fridge and found a couple of pieces of chicken…

cocoa walnut brownies

There is a good reason why there are so many brownie recipes out there.  Brownies are easy to make – all you need is a bowl and a spatula or…

jamaican jerk chicken drumsticks

Have you ever had Jamaican Jerk Chicken?  It is a funny name and apparently the term “jerk is said to come from the word charqui, a Spanish term of Quechua origin…

soft-baked chocolate peanut butter cookies

I was cooking something the other day when the LAM walked past. “The cookie jar is empty,” he said. I swear I have a bunch of cookie monsters living in…

barbecued pulled chicken mini-pies – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

The discovery of the ease of making very tasty pulled chicken for me is a little like cavemen discovering fire. I guess when cavemen discovered fire, they must have ran…

chocolate banana malted blueberry almond muffins

I was making a batch of Malted Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins for a friend and I had some bananas left.  I didn’t have time to make banana bread, nor did…

malted milk cookies with crushed maltesers

I love malt. Have you ever had a chocolate malt milk shake? It is DA BOMB! Extremely bad for the waistline *sob* but it is still da bomb. So when…

gula melaka swiss meringue buttercream

My love affair with Swiss Meringue buttercream (SMBC) began from the first time I made a batch of Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream.  Since then I have gone on to make SMBC…

gochujang fried chicken wings

The Koreans really have a way with fried chicken wings. I believe they make some of the best fried chicken wings around. I think this is largely due to their…