Thursday, November 29, 2012

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower

I'm not usually a fan of vegetables, but I will occasionally find a dish worth trying.  This one is quite easy to prepare and serves as a good side dish for just about any meal.

Yield: 10 servings

Monday, November 26, 2012

Apple Cranberry Pie

The only acceptable conclusion to a Thanksgiving dinner is a homemade pie.  I've always been partial to apple pie, and I decided to mix it up this time with some cranberries.  The tart flavor of the berries makes this pie delicious.

Yield: 8 servings

Friday, November 23, 2012

Sesame Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was going through my cabinet trying to think of how to spruce up some plain cookies, and I found some extra sesame seeds laying around.  On a whim, I tried combining them with a classic cookie recipe and it turned out to be great!  You can taste the sesame and they add a unique flavor.

Yield: 4 dozon cookies

Friday, November 16, 2012

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

The bribe needed for feeding my chinchillas while I was traveling: peanut butter chocolate chip cookies.

Yield: 32 cookies

Monday, November 12, 2012

Sesame Bread

I made this on a whim once, and based on positive feedback from a friend I made it a second time to refine the recipe.  This is the improved version.

Yield: 2 loaves

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Raspberry Lemonade Bars

These bars have great flavor and the texture turned out much better than I was expecting at the outset.  I'm tempted to try them with other types of fruit.

 Yield: 16 servings


Monday, November 5, 2012

Crispy Roasted Potatos

I've been searching for a while for a potato recipe that is easy, crispy, and doesn't require deep frying.  Finally, I've found it.

Yield: 6 servings

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Chocolate Cake

This cake is pretty damn amazing.  It's got a soft texture and thick creamy frosting.  Truly a memorable cake.

Yield: 12 servings