Easy Costco lemon bars

A couple of days ago, my buddy Brian Chow from Chow Time, did a sweet video review of the cover recipe of Costco’s newest cookbook. Called Enjoy Cooking the Costco Way, the print version was available to U.S. Costco customers on that is Black Friday. The recipe? Lemon Bars. Even though I do the odd […]

Home made dinner rolls

Those of you who are regular readers have no doubt noticed that I’ve been on a bit of a baking kick lately. Sandy doesn’t bake and my attempts years ago failed miserably, so we just never got into the baking side of food prep. All that changed when OoS convinced me to try making pizza […]

Puff Pastry attempt #1

Like many people, I love great puff pastry. I just have never had the knack for making it. While I remember my Mom and Grandmother making great pastry when I was a kid, when I started cooking I was never happy with the results so I just didn’t make it. Over the past couple of […]

Red Pepper Corn Muffins

As I mentioned in an earlier post, our last dinner party was themed “Touched by Fire”.  G spent the entire night (and I mean entire night) smoking a pork shoulder for pulled pork.  He woke up every couple of hours throughout the night to tend to the smoker.  I was afraid that the neighbours would […]