My Experience with Cooking Soft Shell Crabs

If you love seafood, especially shellfish, like crustaceans, you might have consumed soft shell crabs—or, at least, hope to. Maybe you enjoy them, or you dislike them. I personally love them. However, they’re only available from mid-spring to early fall. So, when I can get them, I do it as much as possible. My firstContinue reading “My Experience with Cooking Soft Shell Crabs”

Brown Rice-Flour Gnocchi – An Unexpected Failure

As of April 28th of this year (2022), I have given up many food ingredients due to having terrible anxiety since March of this year. They include: Gluten Sugar Dairy Preservatives Caffeine On the bright side, I’ve lost a lot of weight because of that. However, I might have made this brown rice-flour gnocchi beforeContinue reading “Brown Rice-Flour Gnocchi – An Unexpected Failure”

My Process of Making Wonder Balls

Many of you probably grew up with these treats. Originally, they were chocolate balls filled with little toys. Then those got banned as they were considered choking hazards. Later, the toys were replaced with candies, which were also considered choking hazards. Therefore, they got pulled from the market. Curious to try making my own, I’veContinue reading “My Process of Making Wonder Balls”

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”

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”