My Experience with Making Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins

Due to some embarrassing symptoms I’ve had recently from consuming dairy, I have decided to restrict it again. I actually am mildly lactose intolerant, but can have dairy with lactaid prior to eating or drinking it. I found a recipe that resulted in delicious muffins. It is from thecookiedoughdiaries(dot)com. They have a formula for dairy-freeContinue reading “My Experience with Making Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins”

The Top Dairy-Free Desserts I Have Made December 2021

I have been sensitive to dairy ever since my early adulthood. Unfortunately, as 2021 ends, the sensitivity increases. The symptoms included bloating and farting (so embarrassing). Therefore, I decided to restrict my dairy intake and try recipes that are meant to leave out dairy. While I still have food containing dairy, I try to limitContinue reading “The Top Dairy-Free Desserts I Have Made December 2021”

Unique Side Dish Ideas For Thanksgiving

Whether you read this in November (or October if you’re from Canada) or any other time of the year, it can still help you decide on side dishes for Thanksgiving. Of course, there’s the traditional turkey, whether you bake or deep fry it. Then there is the stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy. While the sideContinue reading “Unique Side Dish Ideas For Thanksgiving”

My Experience with Making Meringue Cookies

Traditionally, meringue cookies are shaped like Hershey’s kisses, except with a lined texture. I had attempted to shape them that way. In fact, I went to Michael’s Arts and Crafts to buy a tip that would create the standard shape for meringue cookies. I had planned to make these as a birthday gift for oneContinue reading “My Experience with Making Meringue Cookies”

Restaurants That Permanently Closed in My Area and Which I Miss

As much as we wish, pretty much no public place stays forever, including restaurants. Even fast food restaurant locations can close. While those, like McDonald’s, will likely last for a long time, or not, for the rest of humanity, unfortunately, many won’t. You could blame the covid-19 pandemic for some of these restaurant closures. BelowContinue reading “Restaurants That Permanently Closed in My Area and Which I Miss”

Mug Cake Recipe Review from “Pumpkin n’ Spice” Website

Have you ever tried chocolate lava mug cake? Do you enjoy it? I certainly do. In fact, you don’t have to go to a restaurant to have it. You can make it yourself at home. You will find various recipes on the internet or in a cookbook, if that is what you prefer. I particularlyContinue reading “Mug Cake Recipe Review from “Pumpkin n’ Spice” Website”

My Experience with Making Chocolate Lasagna

I don’t know if you’ve heard of chocolate lasagna, but I will share with you the ingredients and steps. Oreo crumbs Melted butter Pudding Cream Cheese Whipped Cream Chocolate syrup Chocolate chips or curls (optional) First, you crush the oreos through a food processor, turning them into crumbs. Then you mix them with the butter,Continue reading “My Experience with Making Chocolate Lasagna”

Lessons I Learned From Cooking for Parties

Cooking for parties happens a lot, like if the event is a barbeque, dinner party, or holiday party. I have also cooked numerous times throughout my birthday parties in recent years due to a few guests having dietary restrictions, including a peanut allergy. However, moving forward, I will keep these lessons I have learned inContinue reading “Lessons I Learned From Cooking for Parties”

Cupcakes I Want To Make

Who doesn’t love cupcakes? While I have made the traditional flavors, vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, carrot, and strawberry, I dream to branch out into different and unconventional flavors. The company, Baked by Melissa, inspired me to consider some unusual types to bake. Of course, I wouldn’t copy their formulas, which I’m sure the public can’tContinue reading “Cupcakes I Want To Make”

“Cold Stone Creamery” At Home

Since many Cold Stone Creamery locations have closed, and few, if any, remain, I’ve tried to use their techniques at home.  Below is a picture of vanilla ice cream with crushed brownies mixed in. What I did was crumpled the brownies with my hands into the bowl. Then I scooped some ice cream and mixedContinue reading ““Cold Stone Creamery” At Home”