Category: Cooking

Recipe: Trail Bars

My sister-in-law asked for a recipe for granola bars. I used to make these all the time when I went backpacking. They’re easy to carry, tasty and give good energy. 1/4 cup butter4 cups small marshmallows3 cups crispy… Read More

Revisited: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free Waffles

It’s been about a year and a half since I posted my first Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free Waffle recipe.  And I’ve refined it a bit.  Besides the nice compliments about the waffles, I’ve also had several requests for the… Read More

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free Waffles

I’ve been wanting to share some of our favorite gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free experiments, but many of them just didn’t work out.  Making some of the common American breakfasts for our allergy-boy turns out to be quite challenging. I’ve… Read More

Troubleshooting Waffles: Why Are My Waffles Not Crispy?

Do your waffles suffer from SOG? Do they flop around like a limp wet noodle? Do your waffles lack that wonderful crisp outer shell? I love it when my waffles have a nice golden outer crispiness along with… Read More

Troubleshooting Waffles: Why Do My Waffles Always Stick?

This article is part of the Troubleshooting Waffles series. When I was a teen-ager, I was part of a youth group.  One thing the group sometimes did was take over some facility for a night, like an ice… Read More

Chinese New Year Cookie: Pineapple Tarts

I decided I want to make pineapple tarts this year. I have not gotten a chance to taste them since I came here over 4 years ago except last year when my mum flew here with a container… Read More