14 posts tagged sugar

Pizza 101 – Part 1 or How to Make the Perfect Pizza Dough

Have you ever dreamed of learning to make delicious, homemade pizza like a pro? Well, it's not that hard as might think. You probably have all the ingredients, aside from the toppings, in your pantry and refrigerator. The only thing you'll need is a good tutorial, or a few tutorials :). And I promise to guide you trough the whole process of making perfect homemade pizza. I've decided to divide Pizza 101 master class into tree classes: 1)Perfect pizza dough, 2) Marinara sauce and pizza oils ... Continue Reading

Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Avocado Dip

Everybody knows that moving to a new place is always stressful. But for me it was not just a stressful event, it was almost a tragedy (fortunately only for the first two days). Our landlords, nice and sweet people, by the way, decided to sell the condo we were renting, and we had two months to find a new home for us. I freaked out and decided to find a new place before the Thanksgiving and all the holiday season madness. The thing is I loved my old apartment so much that I thought we would ... Continue Reading

Puff Pastry Cream Cones

Probably this is one of the most requested recipes. My friend Hannah eagerly expected for it. And finally here they are my Puff Pastry Cream Cones! This recipe is very easy and inexpensive to make, plus it does not require any baking skills. You can make this dessert with your kids, I'm sure they will have a lot of fun.  I usually use 2 sheets of puff pastry, but I always have some extra filling left. So if you want to spend a bit more time in the kitchen, you can surely use 4 puff pastry ... Continue Reading

Basic Crepes Recipe

Growing up in Ukraine, one of my absolutely favorite dishes were my grandma’s incredible crepes. Oh, that was really something! Just imagine a huge plate with a mountain of fresh and hot crepes thin as silk, with a jar of homemade apricot jam standing nearby and a cup of hot, aromatic black tea. These are the memories I will tell my children. I can still feel the taste and smell of those crepes like it was just yesterday! Probably that is why I love crepes so much, and it was one of ... Continue Reading

Creamy Peanut Butter-Chocolate Pie with Toasted Meringue

All my friends are just crazy about this Peanut Butter Pie. I’ve made it on Thanksgiving, and it instantly became my most popular dessert. I found the recipe in the Food Network Magazine, changed a few ingredients and made this decadent pie. I will keep searching for good dessert ideas, so you could treat your friends and family during the winter holidays! This pie looks and tastes just amazing, but it's still pretty easy to make. This pure creamy delight will be a great dessert for a ... Continue Reading