Whenever “ooey gooey, runny egg yolk” is involved in a recipe, say no more! I WANT IT! Not to mention, bacon AND cheese! Like seriously, what am I doing to myself?! Now I was having a bit of an internal struggle with this grilled cheese, deciding, hmmm should I put a hashbrown in it, or would that be too much? After all these epic grilled cheeses, I was leaning towards excluding it, I mean how much can my body take!?! Of course I consulted with Carlene, and she insisted I put a hashbrown in it…well I guess that’s part of a complete breakfast right!? Clearly she doesn’t care about my health…
Posted in breakfast, Cheese, grilled cheese, National Grilled Cheese Month, Sandwich
Tagged 2013, april, Bacon, breakfast, cheese, egg, Fried, Grilled, grilled cheese, hashbrown, morning, national grilled cheese month, Potato, runny, yolk
Nothing says Valentines Day like coffee cake right? Well for me, it’s a simple equation, COFFEE = LOVE, so when my girlfriend Megan (The Microwave Master) had to figure out what to get me for Valentines Day, she settled on baking me a coffee cake! Given that she has only baked for me once during our nearly three year relationship, it was sure to be an undertaking! Initially she was going to make it as a surprise, but since I was in charge of supper, and already at her house, we made it together, which was 100% better, because i’m always bugging her to cook with me! It was a wonderful gift, and while I didn’t have my camera on me at the time, I made sure to get some photos the next day so I could document this beautiful cake, and create Megan’s FIRST BLOG POST! YAAAA! Maybe she will become a food blogger too! (Pig’s can fly right?).
Anyways, here is the recipe, slightly modified from The Tasty Bite’s Buttermilk Coffee Cake.
Posted in breakfast, cake, Dessert, Fruit
Tagged baking, blueberry, breakfast, buttermilk, cake, Coffee, coffee cake, dessert, morning, recipe, streusel
Bob and I are quite excited that CTV Morning Live Saskatoon has invited us back to do another cooking segment. This time the challenge shifted to a holiday inspired dish, so with Bob’s rangoon and pumpkin pie dumpling, I knew I’d have to counteract the savoury with a sweeter dish. Now lots of people were asking for cupcakes, but I knew I had to branch out because I didn’t want to be known as the “cupcake girl”… so what’s the next dessert trend? Donuts! I opted for baked donuts for a few reasons: a tad bit healthier, no chances of oil fires and a bit easier too. I’ll be decorating just one donut on air, but I’ll chat about these three donut flavours: Santa’s Milk & Cookies, The Mistletoe and The Relative. But let’s get to the recipe.
Posted in Dessert, donut, Easy
Tagged baked, butter, CTV, donut, easy, live, morning, peanut, saskatoon
To continue on our holiday donut theme for CTV Morning Live Saskatoon, here is the Mistletoe donut to go along side The Relative and Santa’s Milk & Cookies. Now you are probably wondering… ‘what the heck… why is it a mistletoe donut?’….well with this little donut packing some Kahlua and Skor Toffee bits, it’s rather easy to read between the lines and maybe if you have a little bit of Kahlua and you’re under the mistletoe, you’ll “skor” (…a kiss…). Now let’s get to this feisty little donut.
Posted in Dessert, donut, Easy
Tagged baked, Bits, CTV, donut, easy, kahlua, live, morning, saskatoon, Skor, toffee
If you’ve been following our Facebook Page, you might know that we’ve been asked by CTV Morning Live Saskatoon (a local news station in our city) to come on air to do a cooking segment. When Bob & I got the news we were pretty excited and started racking our brains for what we could make under their requested theme of “Grey Cup Party”. We knew we should stick to our classics with Bob covering the grilled cheese front and myself, tackling the cupcakes. But my brain had a bit of a “food block” – how can you make a cupcake appropriate for a football party?? Now here was my thought pattern: football…party…manly men yelling at a TV…beer….pretzels...okay, now let’s combine them into something sweet, salty and decadent: The Beer Buddy Cupcake – a beer infused chocolate cupcake topped with a Salted Caramel Buttercream and garnished with pretzels. Voila! Game day appropriate cupcakes! Now let’s get to the recipe…
BS’ in the Kitchen on CTV Morning Live
Posted in cupcake, Dessert
Tagged Beer, bowl, buddy, buttercream, canadian, caramel, CFL, CTV, cup, cupcake, cupcakes, football, frosting, ganache, grey, league, live, morning, National, NFL, pretzel, salted, saskatoon, super, Superbowl
Initially, when asked to do a cooking segment on CTV Morning Live we were going to do something holiday inspired (those recipes will be coming in the near future!). But when they mentioned doing something Grey Cup inspired, I thought PERFECT I can make an epic grilled cheese inspired by one of the many game day appies people love! Well what goes hand in hand with cheese other than a grilled cheese? Nachos of course! So I present the Doritos encrusted Loaded Nacho “Game Day” Grilled Cheese! It’s a wild one so get ready!
Posted in Appetizer, Cheese, Dinner, grilled cheese, Lunch, Red Meat, Sandwich
Tagged appetizer, CFL, cheese, CTV, football, game, game day, grey cup, Grilled, grilled cheese, live, loaded, morning, nacho, show, sports, television, tv
How about another risotto everybody!? Now this certainly isn’t your typical risotto, it’s made to be more of an oatmeal/porridge styled meal, but it is soooo good! Here is the recipe that I sort of followed, but had to slightly modify as usual.
Posted in breakfast, Rice
Tagged Apple, Arborio, breakfast, Caramelized, delicious, different, morning, oatmeal, porridge, Rice, Risotto, syrup, unique
Here is my second contribution to the mass of pumpkin recipes accumulating on the internet over the month of October. Unfortunately I am a cheater and just used a recipe from another food blog Cate’s World Kitchen. I am not a huge pancake fan, but I had leftover pumpkin puree from the parfaits and was not going to waste it, so into the pancakes it went! I took this recipe and doubled it: