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”

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”

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”

My Favorite Muffins to Make

Intro I have been baking since I was 12. One of the earliest treats I used to make included muffins. I don’t recall which flavors they were, as it was too long ago. However, I do have a good number of muffin types that I have baked in recent years. Below is the list. IContinue reading “My Favorite Muffins to Make”

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”

Tips for Making Salmon

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”

My Top Favorite Corn Preparations

Corn rules! It makes an excellent side dish with just about anything, such as seafood, American, Latin-American or Spanish cuisines, and much much more. Corn is big in the Midwestern USA. Why would I say that when I am from New York, which is not part of the Midwest? Well, let me tell you a little story.Continue reading “My Top Favorite Corn Preparations”

My Experience with Baking Flourless Cookies

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”