My exploration of the cookbook Helen’s Asian Kitchen: Easy Asian Noodles continues with this Thai-inspired recipe. I am loving this cookbook! Substitutions The recipe calls for 1/2 lb of flank steak but I had this sirloin roast and used it instead. For the flank stead, cut with the grain along full length of meat into long strips. Then […]
Hello Kitty Mini Chocolate Cupcakes
Printer-Friendly RecipeFor Halloween I did a giveaway for a copy of The Hello Kitty Baking Book. My video gives you a sneak peek of this adorable cookbook. The Cookbook &amp;lt;br /&amp;gt; It is an excellent price and would make a fun yet unusual Christmas present so I wanted to review it here on my blog. […]
Caesars Cookbook Giveaway!
CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED! Congratulations LostGirl9! You are the winner! As my newsletter readers already know, today I am doing a giveaway for a signed copy of newly-released CAESARS: The Essential Guide to Your Favourite Cocktail by Clint Pattemore. The cookbook is now available at most major bookstores, online (Amazon.ca) or at a select number of grocery […]
Snacking Dead’s Gruesome Trophy Pickled Shrimp
The Snacking Dead: A Parody Cookbook by D.B. Walker published by Random House of Canada made me laugh. And want to scream! A fictional story about the zombie apocalypse woven between recipes like Nacho World No More and Gory Red Grinder… this is a cookbook like no other. The story was horrific, entertaining and gruesome but how […]
Interview with Katie Shelly from Picture Cook: See. Make. Eat.
When I heard there was a cookbook that contained recipes that did not require reading, I just had to see it! I requested a copy from Ulysses Press and they sent it to me and I fell in love with Picture Cook: See. Make. Eat. The illustrations are so adorable, the concept so fresh and creative, I just had […]
Anne Burrell’s Wilted Romaine Salad & Cookbook Review
Anne’s Burrell’s Own Your Kitchen, published by Random House of Canada, is inspiring. If you love Anne, she is in every page of her cookbook. What is even better? She knows how to make a kick-ass salad and that, for me, is high praise. Her Wilted Romaine Salad with Roasted Pears and Hazelnuts was divine. I […]
Foodie TV: Own Your Kitchen, Snacking Dead & Saving the Season
Today on Foodie TV I share my first impressions of Chef Anne Burrell’s Own Your Kitchen, The Snacking Dead and Saving the Season cookbooks. I go through them with my first impressions and do recipe testing reveals for each book published by Random House of Canada. Why should I watch this video you ask yourself? […]
Last Minute Holiday Gift Suggestions
Although I no longer do cookbook reviews, two books have come to my doorstep by the lovely Glo McNeill and the fabulous Mairlyn Smith that I just had to tell you about. Cooking with Glo Cooking with Glo: The Cookbook for People Who Believe Kitchens are for Everybody is written by the first Recipe to Riches winner […]
The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook Giveaway!
The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook: Cookies, Cakes, Candies, and More by Lindsay Landis from Love & Olive Oil published by Quirk Books is gorgeous! When I saw and heard about the book, I wanted to review it immediately. Then lots of health stuff happened and I decided to stop doing cookbook reviews. Which sucks for me because I […]
Caribbean Rum Raisin Chicken & Retro Sunshine Carrots
Yes, there is chicken underneath the mound of caramelized onions and rum raisins smothering it. Did we ever love this dinner! A not-too-sweet chicken dinner with retro carrots from the same edition of Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book that my mom used as I was a kid… What could be better? Newsletter readers know that […]