The My Brother’s Ex-GF’s Mom’s Apple-Pear Crumble Experiment

I’m more than a little proud of the fact that a baking experiment of mine (the original recipe version was passed to me verbally from my brother’s ex-girlfriend’s mom – how’s that for random?) that I adapted and threw into some semblance of a proper recipe and posted on Suite101.com, an online mag I used…

granny pat’s cheese puffs – *squeal of delight*

It’s not quite the same as when my wonderful grandmother makes these, but this is one of the simplest recipes I know for a deeelicious brunch food. Of course, I made the fatal mistake of making this at home when I still lived with my folks and they decided I made them best, so it…

Massacred Basil (aka the home-made pesto experiment)

Yesterday, my house was filled with the incredible smell of freshly massacred basil. For the first time, I made home made pesto. It is a beautiful toxic green colour and the perfect consistency, and I don’t think it’ll be embarrassed to be seen with some fettuccine and a green salad. I followed a recipe from…