Monday, June 27, 2011

How to Choose and Dice a Pineapple


I adore fresh fruit.  I would take it any day over cookies.  Especially this time of year.  Melons, berries, grapes and pineapples are fresh everywhere you go and I have been living on fruit lately.  It can be a little time consuming to eat fresh fruit because of the...

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Bake Your Day News!


Happy Saturday to all! This morning I purchased my own domain name.  That means that no longer exists.  We get to drop the “” and replace it with “.net”! I’m so very excited and have wanted to do this for a while.  Here the new address: Be...

Friday, June 24, 2011

Snickers Cheesecake

snickers cheesecake

Do you have a favorite combination of foods or food/drink that everyone finds a bit strange?  You know, mac & cheese, PB&J, spaghetti and meatballs…they all go together.  Something like pickles and ketchup? French fries and gravy? Anything like that? I feel like Dr. Pepper and Snickers just go...

Monday, June 20, 2011

Tips and Tools: Cooking and Baking Oils


I received a question asking the difference between various cooking oils and when to use each.  I typically keep olive oil, canola oil, sunflower oil and sesame seed oil on hand all of the time.  I did a little research and found some very useful information! I have learned...

Friday, June 17, 2011

Boneless Buffalo Chicken “Wings”

buffalo chicken wings

I think I’ve mentioned a time or two that my husband loves all things spicy.  Frank’s, Sriracha, Tabasco, and a whole host of other hot sauces are always on-hand at our house.  I do like spicy food but not like Paul.  We both have pretty varying ideas on what...

Monday, June 13, 2011

Homemade Chili & Taco Seasoning Mixes

Homemade Chili Seasoning

Weeknight dinners are made quickly and simply with packaged meals and seasoning packets.  But wait!  Have you looked at the ingredient lists on those packages?  Don’t get me wrong, I love some help from the grocery store every now and then but I also love knowing that I treating...