Fig and Chevre Macarons

Fig and Chevre Macarons

  For a unique and savory twist on French macarons, give Fig and Chevre Macarons a try.  Today’s macaron variety is another case of ‘get idea stuck in head, must make and see if it works’.  The idea for fig and chevre macarons came about during an...
Poutine Hash #brunchweek

Poutine Hash #brunchweek

You’d never think about it, but brunch and poutine actually have more in common than you’d believe.  Poutine the popular Canadian dish of french fries, brown gravy and cheese curds is the ultimate I’ve been out imbibing with my friends and I need...
Patty Melts

Patty Melts

“Behold the Power of Cheese” Who remembers that slogan from the American Dairy Association? It’s one of the commercials I’ll never forget because cheese is powerful – each type has an original taste and it can instantly bring a smile to your face.  The best use of...
Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

I had two culinary goals that I wanted to attain this year, the first bake my own bread, the second is to make my own cheese.  My first attempt at cheese making last year failed horribly, so did my second attempt.  I think the problem was I was aiming too high....
Tomato and Feta Soup #souplove

Tomato and Feta Soup #souplove

Here’s the deal – I’m a soup fiend.  My perfect weekday lunch is a big bowl of soup and some oyster crackers to munch along side of it.  If I’m feeling sassy I’ll go half soup, half sandwich.  Most times though, just the soup will do.  ...