Monthly Archives: January 2013

Crispy Twix Bars

When I read the recipe for these, I thought they’d be decent but not amazing. I ended up quite impressed by how really good they were! I was definitely glad I had doubled the recipe, as they were super tasty, … Continue reading

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Baked Polenta with Tomato and Basil

I haven’t done a ton with polenta other than bake it into bread, but apparently it’s real tasty as the headliner at dinner too! This dish is super creamy and comfort food-y. I’ll definitely be making this again. Ingredients: Polenta: … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I started off thinking I’d just make these for my mom and not eat any myself, because they use coconut flour and I hate coconut. In the finished cookie, though, I didn’t really notice a coconut flavor, and they were … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie Soup

On the original post where I got this recipe, there were several comments noting that to be shepherd’s pie, it should be lamb. Turns out, what I consider shepherd’s pie is actually cottage pie, but… I’m not too bothered. I … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

This is a pretty simple chicken dish, but it bakes for an hour, leaving you plenty of time to ponder making some rice and/or a vegetable to go with it. (Yeah, ok, some rice anyway.) Ingredients: Chicken: 3-4 boneless chicken … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Truffle Cookies

The next gluten free thing I made was some gluten free truffle cookies, so that my mom could stop looking sad while I scarfed my way through the second batch of wheat-having truffle cookies I made recently. They have very … Continue reading

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Gluten Free White Bread

Some of the family has, for health reasons, decided to go gluten free. After a quick glance around the internet… Geeze! What a pain! So many gluten free recipes have 4 different wheat-free flours, plus xantham gum, coconut oil, and … Continue reading

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Vegan Brownies

Another quickish post today, this time vegan brownies. I’ve seen a ton of recipes that apparently think because they’re vegan, they must have tofu or avocado or at the very least egg replacers, but it’s just not necessary, at least … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Cookies

After last week’s floor hockey game, a few of my teammates mentioned that mint chocolate is their favorite flavor. I figured I’d make some Thin Mints this week for play offs, but realized at the last minute we didn’t have … Continue reading

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Tunnel of Fudge Cake

I have a whole bunch of bookmarked recipes that I’ve been putting off for months/years because they require Dutch processed cocoa powder, and I couldn’t be bothered to get it. But that changed recently (immediately before those truffle cookies…) and … Continue reading

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