Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs | Culinary Cool

Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs

I made my first homemade cream puff years ago.  I remember thinking, “I should challenge myself and make something super difficult” and for some reason, I thought cream puffs would be that perfect challenge.  Boy, was I wrong.  I was blown away by how easy they are to make.  I’ve made a few variations over… 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies | Culinary Cool

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

My sister, Stacey, loves to bake just as much as I do.  The only difference is that I’m all for full-fat, sugary, gluten-ridden, multi-ingredient goodies, whereas Stacey prefers cake from a box, flourless anything, and recipes that omit butter.  Eff that, people!  You need butter in your life.  Everything is better with butter.  I think… 

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Amaretto Apple Scones | Culinary Cool

Amaretto Apple Scones

These buttery scones are laced with apples that are soaked in amaretto.  Then, they are dressed with a sweet amaretto glaze and almonds. The only good thing about autumn is that apples are in season.  Maybe if you live somewhere hot, the cooler weather is welcomed, but ’round here, it just means snow is on… 

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Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream | Culinary Cool

Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream

Yay for long weekends.  Booo to summer ending.  How is it Labour Day weekend already?   I’m clinging to summer as hard as I can.   I am not ready for it to be over.  Mostly because it never fully arrived this year.  I really needed to make something summery, and stat!  What’s more quintessential to summer than ice cream?… 

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Chefs for Oceans | Culinary Cool

Chefs for Oceans

I recently had the pleasure of attending an event in support of sustainable seafood.  Overfishing is the greatest threat to our oceans today.   About 90% of all large, predatory fish are already gone from our oceans due to overfishing.  We are now fishing the last 10% of species such as tunas, swordfish, and sharks. This… 

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Calamari | Culinary Cool

Mr Mikes SteakhouseCasual Regina

Mr Mike’s SteakhouseCasual officially opened in Regina on August 18th, but I had the pleasure of attending a VIP opening a few days earlier. Mr Mike’s is a casual steakhouse with Canadian roots that first opened its doors in Vancouver in 1960. Their menu boasts familiar steakhouse grub in a comfortable and modest setting, without… 

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Chicken Kebabs with Spicy Rum Marinate | Culinary Cool

Chicken Kebabs with Spicy Rum Marinade

Kebabs?  Kebobs?  These suckers are bursting with sweet and spicy flavors, regardless how you pronounce it. My dearest of friends have brought it to my attention that I’ve been MIA from this blog for a bit.  Apparently they enjoy reading my ramblings online.  I’ve been busy….with like…..vacations and stuff….and probably other things, too.   So this ones for… 

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