Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Southern Beignets

As I used all my yeast making bread recently I was looking for a recipe for beignets that didn’t use it.  It was Mardi Gras and I figured that this was as close… Continue reading

Old Fashioned Boiled Custard Recipe

I always enjoy finding recipes from times gone by and when I discovered this custard recipe from 1857 I decided to give it a try. A pint is 2 cups, so to try… Continue reading

Mashed potatoes with baked eggs

Left over mashed potato.  A common thing on a Monday for me as I always make extra on a Sunday to make a quick supper the next evening, and this is the latest… Continue reading

Potato Puffs

Anyone who has read more than one post on this blog knows that I have several obsessions; one of them is potatoes, in any form.  Another is using left overs in creative and… Continue reading

Pasta with Oil, Chilli and Garlic

This is a really quick and easy supper, lunch or pasta fix.  It takes just minutes to throw together, especially if you have some left over pasta and the garlic and chilli are… Continue reading

Kettle Corn

Popcorn is one of my favourite snacks, and whenever Allan took me to the movies we always got the hugest bag, with butter.  When I made popcorn at home I usually made it… Continue reading

Stuffing Muffins

I love stuffing.  I mean, really love stuffing.  As in if I had to choose between pancakes or stuffing, I wouldn’t even have to pause to think.  I love stuffing THAT MUCH! At… Continue reading

Cajun Dip for Sweet Potato Fries

When Allan was away for the week there were evenings that I didn’t feel like cooking, so I just threw something into the oven.  One evening I just wanted some fries, but I… Continue reading

Pear Cobbler

I make this as a comfort dessert one evening when Allan was away on a conference for a week.  I didn’t plan to eat almost half of it in one day, but somehow… Continue reading

Tuna Cakes

I am always looking for something different to make for lunch when Allan comes home from school.  And these really simple little tuna cakes seemed like a good change from soup and sandwiches.… Continue reading