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Chocolate orange buttercream frosting

Last month I created this chocolate orange buttercream frosting to top off some vanilla orange cupcakes, the idea behind this was to create cupcakes with a flavor similar to a Terry’s Chocolate Orange without it being overpoweringly chocolate. They turned out pretty good for a first attempt, although, the cupcake Read more…

By Suanne, ago
Cooking with love

Banana Bread

When I talk about comfort food Banana Bread has to be on the list. When I was growing up Christmas morning was always highlighted with an amazing breakfast that included many homemade goodies, my favorite of which was banana bread. Because I just can’t make myself cook with shortening anymore Read more…

By Suanne, ago
Cooking with love

Thai Cucumber Salad

I have a batch of recipes I’ve printed off from the interwebs that have been floating around my kitchen. Now that I have an iPad I thought it’d be a great idea to put all the recipes in one place online so that I can toss out the paper versions. Read more…

By Suanne, ago
Cooking with love

What's cookin?

I love to cook, I think it’s a great combination of creative process, mode of self-expression and care-taking of others. I remember baking my first apple pie with the apples from a tree in our backyard, I don’t remember how old I was but I think it was probably somewhere Read more…

By Suanne, ago
Cooking with love

Gooey Goodness, Oven-baked S'mores

I know there are people who don't love chocolate but I don't think I know anyone who doesn't love crispy gooey marshmallows. We all know they're the best part of a backyard barbecue, sure that steak tasted great but pass me the marshmallows and a skewer while the grill is still warm. Having spent my second summer without a grill I was suffering from a serious craving for s'mores and decided to take this culinary challenge to a new place, my oven. Don't my s'mores look just as yummy as anything you can make in your backyard? I know they tasted just as good, so I wanted to share with you my new found secret. (more…)

By Suanne, ago