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
Cooking with love

Luxury Home Made

Can I just say that if you have not tasted french press coffee you have been missing out, and are in for a treat? Recently, my daughter and I were treated to a tasting comparison by the Manager of Starbucks on Three Chopt Rd here in Richmond, Virginia. The Manager Read more…

By Suanne, ago
Cooking with love

Sandra Lee's Pulled Pork

We recently discovered Sandra Lee’s new show on the Food Network “Sandra’s Money Saving Meals”. We like the format of the new show much better than her previous one, she seems so much more likable now. One of the first episodes we watched featured a recipe for Slow Cooked Orange Read more…

By Suanne, ago
Cooking with love

Morning Iced Mocha's

I’m not too proud to admit that my morning goes much better with a bit of chocolate and caffeine to start my day. In our current SET (stinky economic times) grabbing an expensive drink every day is out of the question so other options had to be explored. Behold my Read more…

By Suanne, ago