For those who don’t know, baked Alaska is an ice cream cake with meringue. The bottom layer is cake, topped with ice cream, and covered with meringue. You have to freeze the ice cream and cake together for at least 24 hours. Why? Because you bake it at 425 degrees. Your cake should be rock-solid.Continue reading “My Experience with Making Baked Alaska”
Valentine’s Day might have triggered the idea of me making chocolate truffles. After all, they are part of the tradition. Many of us, including myself, love chocolate-covered strawberries. Yum!
While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.
Contrary to what many people believe, cottage pie and shepherd’s pie aren’t exactly the same thing. Shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb, while cottage pie is made with ground beef.
Oftentimes, when we hear the word, “bucket-list,” we think of traveling. But who says that you can’t have a bucket list for cooking? Yes, you read that right. There are so many items I want to learn how to cook, but are either too time-consuming or are too difficult. Most of these foods I’ve triedContinue reading “Items I Want to Cook During My Lifetime”
In the United States, serving potatoes with your breakfast is common in many restaurants or public places. At homes, maybe not as much. However, I like to make my own breakfast potatoes, too. I have been cooking since I was 12, but didn’t make home fries from scratch until around 15 or 16 years old.Continue reading “Home Sweet Home Fries – How I Made Them Before the Pandemic Started vs. After”
Raise your hand if you love pancakes! And if you enjoy different types of pancakes, aside from the original plan kind – that also rocks. I am no different. I like different types of pancakes. Which ones? Let me list them. Plain or buttermilk, of course Blueberry Chocolate chip Chocolate with chocolate chips Banana PumpkinContinue reading “My Pancake Palooza”
Salmon stands out in many ways, besides its deep pink color. It’s consists of Omega 3’s, lots of protein, and can be cooked in various ways. If you’ve ever had smoked salmon before, you might wonder how it’s made. Of course, smoke plays a role. But it’s also covered in lots of salt. This wasContinue reading “Tips for Making Salmon”
Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, oh my! And in a pie? It’s delightful and delicious, but it’s also a bit tedious. Why would I say that you may ask? Well, because it takes effort to obtain the right consistency—lots of it. Don’t get me wrong; the pie can still taste good. Mine tasted great. However, berries containContinue reading “My Experience with Mixed Berry Pie”
It has been ages since I made flourless cookies. Maybe I will return to them someday. However, there will be the kinds I plan to pass on due to my own experiences as well as the ingredients. But there will also be the types in which I may consider baking again. First, I will startContinue reading “My Experience with Baking Flourless Cookies”