Dairy Free, Gluten Free French Toast Casserole

Due to health reasons, I have to avoid dairy and gluten from now on. It has been almost a week and for the first few days, I was at a loss on what to eat, lol. Hopefully, things will get a bit easier as I get used to this new way of life. The hardest […]

Homemade Blueberry Sauce

Here’s my go-to blueberry sauce recipe – absolutely delicious! 😁 Blueberry Sauce {lightly adapted from the Blueberry Sauce recipe in The Professional Pastry Chef cookbook by Bo Friberg} 1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup apple juice 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1½ cups (or more) fresh blueberries Place sugar and juice in a […]

Blueberry Sauce and Lemon Pancakes

The next thing we made with our yummy blueberries is a family favorite – blueberry sauce! And here, we pair it with lemon pancakes, something equally delicious in their own right but when combined with the blueberry sauce, they are out of this world! Enjoy! Blueberry Sauce {lightly adapted from the Blueberry Sauce recipe in […]

Quick Spaghetti and Meatballs

Where does the time go? We ask that question a lot in this house. :D To prepare a quick meal, I sometimes resort to pre-cooked/instant ingredients to help reduce cooking time. I am picky about the quality and taste though, so not a lot of these ingredients make it to my kitchen and stay there. Here’s a favorite dish […]

Whole-Grain Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce

That’s what we had for breakfast and lunch last Saturday. The pancakes and sauce were a match made in heaven – boy, did we stuff our faces with them (it wasn’t a pretty sight). *grin* In our defense, we hadn’t had pancakes in a while and the combination was oh so delicious! Give it a try and […]

Louisa’s Spaghetti Sauce

Happy New Year!! You guys are in for a real treat! This recipe is named after one of my best friends – Louisa because it originally came from her family. I first tasted this sauce way back in high school but I didn’t officially get hooked on it until a few years later while I […]

Homemade Applesauce

I’m almost embarrassed to admit that after living here for more than 10 years and with an apple orchard five minutes down the street, I have never made applesauce from scratch before until now. There wasn’t really any reason to – applesauce can easily be found in stores and is not expensive to purchase…so why […]

Chicken Satay and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Satay, a dish of grilled slices of meat or chicken on bamboo skewers, is a popular hawker-style snack (or a meal by itself) back home. Satay is traditionally served with a spicy peanut sauce, with accompaniments such as slices of cucumber, shallots, and cubed ketupat. This recipe is adapted from a satay recipe found in […]