Food Mood

Muffin Mistake

October 27th, 2009|Food Mood|

And that's a wrap! I tried another batch of muffins today and screwed up when i was reading my scribbles and revisions...and in doing so, I think I actually nailed them! I had changed my [...]

Muffins…Round…. I Lost Track

October 1st, 2009|Food Mood|

After a few more tries and some resounding failures I've come back a few steps and tried again. I've added a bit of sour cream this time to try and find that "tang". I also [...]

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Blueberry Crumb Bars

September 14th, 2009|Food Mood|

Mmmmm, blueberries.... except that after awhile there always seems to be too many in the fridge Particularly when I'm alone for a week while Kirk is out of town. So what to do with three [...]

Damn F$$#@!!ng Muffins!

September 11th, 2009|Food Mood|

OK, round five in the muffin challenge. I actually got a lot closer this time. I tried baking them in a popover pan instead of a muffin time to get the shape that they have [...]

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Mmmmmmm….. curry…..

September 2nd, 2009|Food Mood|

I love curry.... love Indian curries, Thai curries..... mmmmm...curry..... Had a single frozen chicken breast the other day...and some grape tomatoes starting to soften a bit on the countertop (NEVER put tomatoes in the fridge, [...]

Muffins – Round Three

August 31st, 2009|Food Mood|

OK, took another stab at recreating those cottage cheese muffins. Got closer, but still not quite there. I was missing a tang, and there were some dark chewy bits on the edges that I haven't [...]

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Gas or Charcoal …..?

August 26th, 2009|Food Mood|

That age old debate. OK, well maybe not "Age old".... but it's been going for a long time.... since the invention of the gas BBQ anyway. People have a love of the grill, and the [...]

Dinner Salad

August 25th, 2009|Food Mood|

Mmmmmm.... there is a restaurant in Yaletown that I love. Glowbal ..... really great food, and relatively reasonable. Just be prepared for the wine list.....very, very expensive... but the food...the food is great. Sunday brunch [...]

Muffin Mission – Round 2

August 18th, 2009|Food Mood|

OK, so now that the first six were gone, I could take another stab at these infamous muffins. That last batch was too dry and didn't have the right texture. So this time I added [...]

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Muffin Mission – Round 1

August 17th, 2009|Food Mood|

A friend gave me a mission on Facebook...find or recreate the recipe for Solly's Cottage Cheese muffins. Never having heard of these animals, I went out in search of one to taste test. Mmmmm...quite lovely...meaty [...]

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

August 14th, 2009|Food Mood|

I took a trip down to the flower wholesale company before they closed at noon. I just felt like having some fresh flowers around..and as usual I overbought...the prices are just so amazing it's hard [...]

Getting Back to Basics

August 13th, 2009|Food Mood|

Yes, I'm getting the hang of this again..... now...what to make tomorrow.... I have heaps of fresh Fraser Valley blueberries....maybe salmon with a blueberry salsa....oh yes...that sounds perfect! I'm not sure why I stopped cooking [...]

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