“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”

Review of “Tasty’s” Chicken and Dumplings Recipe and How I Made It

As I craved chicken and dumplings, I searched for a website that was meant to serve one person. Unfortunately, none of them pleased me. So, I found a website called tasty(dot)co, while searching for creamy chicken and dumplings. They call it “Cozy Chicken and Dumplings.” If you go on the website, you will find theContinue reading “Review of “Tasty’s” Chicken and Dumplings Recipe and How I Made It”

Quick Meals to Prepare or Cook When You Are Lazy or Tired

You might be tempted to order takeout, curbside pickup, delivery, or go through a drive-thru, when you feel tired or just too lazy to cook. That is okay once in a while.  However, doing it too much not only costs more money, it can also affect your health, both physical and even mental, in aContinue reading “Quick Meals to Prepare or Cook When You Are Lazy or Tired”

A Sticky Bun Bummer

Ah, sticky buns – you’ve got to love them. They resemble similarities with cinnamon rolls, except without the icing and with pecans. My mom has made sticky buns before, and guess what – they came out delicious. Not just delicious… irresistible! I attempted that, too… except that the results failed to satisfy me. I believeContinue reading “A Sticky Bun Bummer”

My Experience with Making Baked Alaska

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”

Homemade Chocolate Truffles and the Process of Making Them

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!

The Top Cakes I Have Made in Recent Years

While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.

How I made a cottage pie dairy-free

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.

Items I Want to Cook During My Lifetime

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”

Home Sweet Home Fries – How I Made Them Before the Pandemic Started vs. After

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”