Apple pie – with priceless tips from Anna Olson

After baking several apple pies over the years and not quite getting the one that my palate would scream on wows, I decided to try yet another recipe, after watching Anna Olson on TV this fall. I am not sure if this recipe features on her new book but it was very nice to watch… Continue reading Apple pie – with priceless tips from Anna Olson

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Perfect classic pumpkin pie

Finally it's time for pumpkin pie! Not that we can't enjoy at other time of the year, but when the air is crisp, the leaves are turning red and a light jacket is needed to walk the dog, it is time to fill the house with the sweet smell of a pumpkin pie baking away… Continue reading Perfect classic pumpkin pie

Fresh mint jelly

With the end of summer and a full supply of fresh mint from my backyard, I decided to make some mint jam. We love lamb and having home made mint jam always available seemed to be the right thing to do. Of course there are lots of other ways to use it but for us… Continue reading Fresh mint jelly

Back pork ribs marinated in beer

I thought we should celebrate spring arrival making something to give us a preview of the coming summer: our favorite pork ribs! I've been using this recipe for so many years that I have never even tried another one. I adapted it from a Food Network recipe, but so long ago that I can't find… Continue reading Back pork ribs marinated in beer

Festive quinoa salad with cranberry and apricot

I am not sure if I like the way we are being rushed into Christmas. It is already everywhere as soon as November starts. Actually even before Halloween was gone, many stores had their Christmas inventory out. It can be a nice way to enjoy the holidays and all the preparation required, that to me,… Continue reading Festive quinoa salad with cranberry and apricot