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…

Culinary Adventures: One Last Taste.

I think sometimes we take for granted the things we’ve eaten while growing up. Maybe we feel as though the things we bought and ate as a kid will always be there for us to revisit when our taste buds ache for something nostalgic and comforting. Perhaps we feel savvy enough in the kitchen to…

Recipe: Gyudon (Japanese Beef Bowl)

Gyudon is a delicious and quick meal of thinly sliced beef that’s simmered in a slightly sweet and savory sauce served over steamed white rice. There are so many different styles and variations, but the basics of it remains the same. This recipe is mostly traditional, but has just a few tweaks that I’ve added…

Recipe: Easy Bacon Potato Soup

This soup is the easiest bacon potato soup to make that’s thick and creamy and delicious without using a ton of dairy (like milk and cream) or making a roux. So that means this is gluten free! Huzzah!! All together, this recipe comes together in just about an hour, so it’s perfect for those chilly…