Filled Cupcakes

My go-to cupcake is a filled one. Such good memories of having them in my lunchbox. (Thanks Mom!)  However, I think there are a couple of different ways to fill a cupcake.  You certainly don’t need a pastry tip and bag to do it.  Here’s a quick step by step using the cupcake from my back …

Latkes – Potato Pancakes

My DVR is full of food shows, not surprising.  Have you seen Brunch @ Bobby’s?  I love this show.  It’s on the Cooking Channel which I’m not sure everyone gets easily.   Look for it, if you can.  Lots of great sweet and savory ideas.  Watching this show is how I got the courage to attempt potato pancakes. …

Making Tomato Paste

Lots of roma tomatoes? make tomato paste!  Similar to drying basil, its super easy. Quarter roma tomatoes.  Smash a couple of cloves of garlic with the blunt side of your knife and chop with some fresh thyme.  Mix tomatoes, garlic and thyme with olive oil to coat.   Put on cookie sheet and dry in 250 degree …

Dog Biscuits

My sweet little niece was here for the holidays so we made sure there was plenty of pureed veggies & fruit in the house.  But now there’s quite a few containers in my freezer.  What to do?  make dog biscuits of course! I’ve been using the Bubba Rose Biscuit Company’s cookbook for some time now.  Super …