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 […]

Indian Hand Pies

I am usually so focused on the main dishes when I make an “Indian Feast” that I never really think about appetizers. ¬†For our last dinner, I had every intention of making these Curry Beef Pies (or Indian Hand Pies as G likes to call them) but because I couldn’t find any of the pre-made […]

They may not be pretty, but…

Who cares when they taste this good? The quest to learn how to make decent butter tarts continues! I made minis this time. The pastry was lovely and flaky, but I overfilled the little suckers which caused them to be somewhat stuck in the pan. In fact, a couple were fused solid in there! That’s […]

Butter Tart attempt #1 = FAIL

Batch #2 of pastry led to my first attempt at the all Canadian butter tart. Well, sort of a modded butter tart, as there were no raisins because we have a kid who hates them. I used the recipe I found at JoyofBaking.com and while the filling went together easily, I was not at all […]