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”

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”

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”

“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”

How to Flavor Your Favorite Beverages

While many beverages already come with flavors or no flavors at all, that doesn’t mean you have to consume them that way. In fact, you can get creative when it comes to flavoring your drinks.

When I Made Japanese Squid Cakes

From chopping squid in a food processor to covering them with flour and egg to frying them like potato pancakes, this produced the squid cakes in the picture above. However, my intention differed. Here was how it began.

Homemade Meals vs. Commercially-Made Food

When it comes to cooking in today’s world, you either have homemade or commercially-made. While everyone knows the definition of homemade, commercially-made means more than just prepared in a restaurant. Precooked frozen meals, cake mixes, and others like those are considered commercially-made.

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”