Category Archives: Amuse Bouche

Smoked Salmon Crisps with Lemon Wasabi Cream Cheese

These smoked salmon crisps with lemon wasabi cream cheese are perfect holiday hors d’oeuvres! A luscious salad of smoked salmon on top of black sesame tuiles, with a decorative and delicious piping of lemon wasabi cream cheese. So much flavor … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter is not the only Nut Butter! Homemade Nut Butters + 4 Recipes Using Them!

It’s two weeks before I will be posting this entry, and I’m about to mutilate my fingertips. I’m talking rip them to pieces, tear my nails, all in the name of turning out a pistachio butter, one of four nut … Continue reading

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Look Ma, I Made Sushi!

How To Make Sushi 101 There are very few things I’m really good at in life, and naturally, I feed those things and try to improve on them.  Sushi rolling is NOT one of them. How do I know this? … Continue reading

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Homemade Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vents

How to Make Puff Pastry The real Puff Daddy, right? “You’re tall, do your exercises by the window where the ledge you can hold onto is higher”; “You’re tall, can you grab that off the shelf for me?”.  HUH? This is … Continue reading

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Homemade Ricotta Cheese – Eating my Curds and Ditching the Whey

I’ve always wanted to dabble a bit in cheese making, and after seeing a recipe for homemade ricotta cheese, I knew I had to try it! In the end, it not only worked out beautifully, but it served another purpose, … Continue reading

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