Recipe: Quarantine Cookies

Okay, let’s face it….It’s really difficult to get some basic ingredients out there with the shelter-in-place/stay-home/social distancing orders going on around the world. And one of the most difficult ingredients to find is any sort of baking flour and baking powder, at least where I’m at. So, what do you do if you want cookies…

Recipe: Pineapple Macadamia Nut Blondies

Whenever I go home to Hawaii in December, I luck out because Costco ends up selling giant bags of macadamia nuts for a really fantastic price. That means I can stock up and have them for my baking needs for the rest of the year without worrying about spending so much money because macadamia nuts…

Culinary Adventures: Welcome to 2020.

Welcome to the first day of a brand new year. I like this year because I like repeating numbers and there’s something about 2020 that just seems really exciting. I can’t explain it, I’m not sure what I’m anticipating to happen, but that’s just the feeling I have. I want to thank you for visiting…

Recipe: Pixie’s Famous Carrot Cake

Okay, here it is…the recipe for my carrot cake that everyone loves. The recipe for carrot cake that I’ve been promising for so long. The recipe for carrot cake that whenever someone asks me to make a cake for them, 90% of the time it’s this cake. The recipe that people always say it’s the…

Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Walnuts

I try to spoil everyone that I encounter with my baking and the people over at the auto mechanic shop where I get my car serviced/fixed is no exception. Whenever I bring my car in, I ensure that I bring a batch of cookies. I always ask the owner, Paul, what kind of cookies he…

Recipe: Spiced Cinnamon Cereal Cookies

This week marks 5 years since I launched this website – hooray!! And nothing says celebration like cinnamon! Actually, a lot of things say celebration. I was trying to make note of this milestone and link it to a completely unrelated recipe. Aaaanyway, thanks for following along all these years and cheers to many more!…

Recipe: Simple Spicy Slaw

I love it when a few ingredients can come together to make something super delicious. I love it even more when it’s budget friendly – meaning, you could make this for recipe even if you need to pinch pennies. Plus, it’s something that everyone can eat since it’s vegan and vegetarian friendly! This slaw can…

Culinary Adventures: Eating Around Scotland.

When I travel, I do my absolute best to eat what is offered regionally and what the areas are known for – this is especially true when I travel internationally. I just returned from Scotland, where I tried my absolute best to eat more than my stomach could ever hold. I’ve eaten things I never…

Recipe: Ginger Garlic Salmon

A quick and easy, no fuss recipe for those days when you don’t feel like cooking anything when you’re done with work.

Recipe: Scallion Pancakes

It always astounds me how low cost scallion pancakes are when they have so much flavor and are so delicious. They do take a bit of time or some planning if you want to make them, but it’s worth every minute! You can always double the recipe and wrap the extras to keep in the…