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Cranberry Lemon Pudding Cake with Cumin Yogurt and Maple Glazed Walnuts

Cranberry Lemon Pudding Cake with Cumin Yogurt and Maple Glazed Walnuts

After a big meal like Thanksgiving or Christmas, a lighter dessert can be enjoyed without feeling stuffed. A cranberry lemon pudding cake with cumin yogurt and maple glazed walnuts is festive, tart and a nice touch of sweet. Growing up, boxed pudding cakes were the 

How to Spatchcock

How to Spatchcock

Here it is, instructions to spatchcock with pictures below! I’m not sure I’ll ever get over this fowl word <haha, get it? Fowl for poultry, not a foul word!> I know you want to spatchcock, so you can brag to your buddies. Check out the 

I Like to Spatchcock

I Like to Spatchcock

No, its not a foul word, its a fowl word! Spatchcock means to remove the spine or backbone of poultry, flatten the poultry so it is ready for grilling. So, a fancy word for a butterflied chicken, duck, goose, turkey, cornish hen. So, why “spatchcock?” 

Fired Up by Female Pitmasters

Fired Up by Female Pitmasters

I realized today how inspired, motivated and proud to have rubbed shoulders with amazing women in BBQ! They have fired up my inspiration and I’m in complete awe of these strong, vibrant and gifted ladies! I am ever so thankful to have come across them! 

Vegetarian Spiced Lentil (Dal) Soup with Apples, Ginger and Tumeric

Vegetarian Spiced Lentil (Dal) Soup with Apples, Ginger and Tumeric

I’m not kidding, this vegetarian soup with lentils is absolutely delicious! Second helpings by everyone at dinner! I love a challenge, especially for the weekly @supperchallenge. For “apple” this week, I want to cook apples in a savory way. When I came across a recipe 

Tips to BBQ in Cold Weather Temperatures

Tips to BBQ in Cold Weather Temperatures

I live in the frigid great white north, in Canada. Confession: I’m a total wimp when it comes to being outside and “enjoying” it. Yep, the quotation marks around “enjoy” is what I am expected to say, but that doesn’t mean I do. BUT! I 

Love Me Tender and Marinate Me

Love Me Tender and Marinate Me

I’m Curious Marinating meat is first, to instill flavor into meat and then, often known to tenderize the meat and collagen via acid or enzymes. But does connective tissue in tough cuts of meat actually breakdown with acid? Do enzymes increase tenderness? How do acids 

Elevated Elvis PBBB (Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana) Brioche Sandwich

Elevated Elvis PBBB (Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana) Brioche Sandwich

How can you elevate the King’s classic peanut butter, bacon and banana sandwich?  “School Lunch” is the theme of this week’s supper challenge.  Do you remember peanut butter banana sandwiches? How to take a simple sandwich to the next level? Bacon. What else? Nuts are 

Simple Mixing and No Kneading Brioche

Simple Mixing and No Kneading Brioche

I could be the laziest baker ever.  When brioche can be mixed simply and not require the painfully messy kneading of warm butter, I’m in!   Just because traditional methods have been converted to stand mixers, it doesn’t mean breads need to be processed traditionally.  Brioche 

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

There really are tips to better beef below! But first, a quick tip on a lesser known beef cut. Tri Tip is a triangular cut found at the bottom of the sirloin. Originally marketed and made popular in Santa Maria, California in the 1950s, this