Author: jkanell

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

Sometimes I might go a bit overboard with the cake decorating and sometimes I really just want to make a quick treat. This peppermint bark definitely falls into the quick treat category, it’s needs four ingredients (three if you’re in a pinch), you can use a microwave to melt the chocolate and […]

Mac and Cheese!

Mac and Cheese!

This dish is a dangerous one to learn. But first let me start by saying that yes, I have eaten the boxed mac and cheese and yup, it was good! This however is a chance to use some nice cheeses and create something more personal and sustaining. I used a […]

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

There’s something about a good bundt cake that’s so appealing. I wonder if it’s the promise of several pieces accompanying my morning coffee the next day that I enjoy so much… This little number has pumpkin purée, maple syrup and lots of spices. It’s topped off with a thick maple […]

Thanksgiving Pie Roundup

Thanksgiving Pie Roundup

If there’s one holiday associated with pie it’s gotta be Thanksgiving! I rounded up of some of my favorite recipes from my kitchen and across the web. If you have a pie you’d like to include, let me know in the comments below! I loved these apple hand pies. Freshly made […]

Spiral Vegetable Tart

Spiral Vegetable Tart

    Spiral Vegetable Tart I wanted to make a vegetable tart so I got all my ingredients including tons of beautiful veggies from the market on my shopping day. I was imagining an artful composition of eggplant, asparagus, heirloom carrots etc. HOWEVER, when it came to actually make the […]

Walnut Maple Cake

Walnut Maple Cake

A LONG time a go I made a maple cake at my mom’s house and it was delicious, memorable even, and not just because it’s fun to bake with her. I decided to make another but wanted to mix it up a bit so I added toasted walnuts, a maple […]

Rose Apple Tarts

Rose Apple Tarts

  Rose Apple Tarts Sweet apples with a zing of lemon in a french cookie shell make for a captivating treat. These mini tarts are not difficult to make but the technique really makes a great impression and the taste is amazing… Servings 12 tarts Author jkanell Ingredients Pâte Sucrée […]

Chicken Pot Potatoes

Chicken Pot Potatoes

  Chicken Pot Potatoes Ingredients For the Potatoes 6 large baking potatoes aged cheddar for the top flat leaf parsley corsely chopped For the Chicken Pot Pie Filling: 2 whole chicken breasts bone-in, skin-on (4 split) 1/2 cup olive oil black pepper freshly ground 5 cups chicken stock preferably homemade […]