Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Culinary Cool

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Bonjourno, long time, no see.  Life has been a touch busy for me lately; plenty of yard work and teaching.  Ive decidedly been laying low. We took a quick getaway to San Francisco and Napa Valley at the end of July and, no word of a lie, we ate pastries, every. single. day.  How could… 

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Saskatoon Canada Day | Culinary Cool

Canada Day

The day before Canada Day, we took a quick road-trip up to Saskatoon to catch a concert during Saskatchewan Jazz Fest.  We love Michael Franti, and were super happy to see that he was playing the TD MainStage in Bessborough Gardens. We both had to work that day, and it took us an hour to… 

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No-Bake Funfetti Cheesecake | Culinary Cool

No-Bake Funfetti Cheesecake

Woah!  It might be cliche to say, but time sure flies when you’re having fun.  3 years ago I started this little ‘ole blog, and here we are today, eating No-Bake Funfetti Cheesecake to celebrate.  Looking back at the last two blogiversary posts, it seems that I have unintentionally started a theme of using sprinkles… 

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Lemon Mascarpone Tart | Culinary Cool

Lemon Mascarpone Tart

Help, Ive fallen and can’t get up.  Not literally (although sometimes it does happens), but figuratively.  I’ve fallen hard…..for this lemon tart.   To be fair, it’s not just any ordinary lemon tart.  It’s made with homemade lemon curd, and a healthy dose of creamy mascarpone cheese.  I’ve said recently that I’m crushing hard on… 

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Lemon Curd | Culinary Cool

Lemon Curd

I can remember the very first time I ever tried lemon curd.  To be more accurate, it was called lemon spread and it was made by Smuckers.  I was visiting a friend one day, and her sister was making toast.   Instead of using jam or peanut butter, she was lathering her toast with lemon… 

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Margarita Jello Shots | Culinary Cool

Margarita Jello Shots

I’m sure you’ve already heard that Cinco de Mayo isn’t a big holiday in Mexico.  It’s morphed into another drinking holiday in America, which is totally fine by me.  Time to bust out the tequila and lime and have a mid-week party.  And what would a Mexican party be without margaritas? I’ve had quite a variety of… 

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Creamy Pesto Pasta with Asparagus | Culinary Cool

Creamy Pesto Pasta with Asparagus

I have a major obsession with Pesto. I go through more of the stuff than I’m willing to admit.  I love it on pizza, or even on a baguette with some baked brie.  I find that it goes well with most everything. I especially love adding pesto to pasta – it’s a quick way to… 

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