Banana Cookies For Breakfast!

Cookies for Breakfast? YES! My kids love the idea of getting one over on breakfast.  It’s not that they don’t love breakfast foods.  Breakfast for dinner is also a favorite for them.  But nothing gets them going in the morning like a plate of cookies! Don’t worry, I’m not giving them a dish of Oreos. … Read moreBanana Cookies For Breakfast!

The Sourdough Experiment

I remember when I started making Ezekiel Bread.  We had some serious masonry happening in the kitchen.  Bricks you could build a house with! Eventually, with a great deal of practice on my part and the patience of saints from my taste testers, I finally tweaked the recipe to be just right for all of … Read moreThe Sourdough Experiment

How to Make the Perfect Nacatamales

Soul Food It means different things to different people.  My people are of French-Canadian stock and think of Tortierre and Maple butter on fresh homemade bread.  For my partner, whose family is from Nicauragua, it’s Nacatamales. We went to California for Christmas a couple years ago and had traditional Nicaraguan Nacatamales on Christmas eve.  Every culture has … Read moreHow to Make the Perfect Nacatamales

Maple Tequila Scones Recipe

Tequila Scones? What Madness is this?! While other folks are mixing up cocktails with tequila or *GASP* doing shots, I like to cook with it.  Meat marinades, salad dressings, desserts – tequila is a wonderful spirit for cooking! Tequila Aficionado Test Kitchen At Tequila Aficionado, I have a program called the Tequila Test Kitchen.  A … Read moreMaple Tequila Scones Recipe