Adventures, Cooking

Mochi Ice Cream and Other Sweets!

Mochi Ice Cream The Asian home-cooking adventure continues with some tasty Japanese sweets, like this Mint Chocolate Chip Mochi Ice Cream. Have you ever attempted to make Mochi? It's easier than you might think. Mint-Chocolate Chip Mochi Ice Cream As I mentioned in my previous post, I find my Japanese recipes at Just One Cookbook.… Continue reading Mochi Ice Cream and Other Sweets!

Adventures, Cooking

Cherry Blossom Cookies – with real blossoms!

My journey into Asian cooking began when I found Just One Cookbook. A recipe website created by Namiko Hirasawa Chen, to share easy (and tasty) Japanese recipes. When I found her recipe for Cherry Blossom cookies, I just had to try it! I ordered some salted cherry blossoms from Japan since I could not find… Continue reading Cherry Blossom Cookies – with real blossoms!

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Asian Home-Cooking – A New Adventure!

I realize it has been... awhile... since I last posted. To be honest I had debated whether or not to continue with the blog. But, here I am! Here to tell you about my newest cooking adventures - Asian Home-Cooking! How it all started: Starting the journey into Asian cooking! Back around July 2019, I… Continue reading Asian Home-Cooking – A New Adventure!

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Baking up a storm!

Life has been a bit hectic lately, but that hasn't stopped me from baking up quite the storm. It doesn't help that I've fallen in love with the Great British Bake-off. Whenever I see someone making delicious food on tv, it always gets me excited to be in the kitchen. Hubby enjoys this, at least… Continue reading Baking up a storm!

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Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Are you looking at the title and thinking, "say what? Cauliflower on a grilled cheese?" That was my initial thought when I read the recipe in our weekly eMeals plan. However, it turned out to be delicious. We've used eMeals in the past but had taken a break from it. A month or so ago we… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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French Macarons

Have you ever attempted French Macarons? Or tried one? They are ridiculously delicious! This is another one of the desserts I learned to make from one of the Craftsy courses. My husband absolutely loves them. So today I decided to whip up a batch and surprise him. Of course, I had some help! First, Lil… Continue reading French Macarons

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Naan Bread Turned Pizza!

Have you ever tried making Naan Bread? There's a great recipe on All Recipes. I've made it multiple times now and have even used it as a pizza crust. You start by proofing yeast. Next, you mix in the dry ingredients and knead. Then allow it to rise until double in size. This takes about… Continue reading Naan Bread Turned Pizza!

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Homemade Doughnuts

Sometimes I get ambitious and make homemade doughnuts. These particular doughnuts I learned how to make from a class I took on Craftsy. Check out their selection of baking classes here: Online Baking Classes. I have completed Simple to Sensational Doughnuts (where I learned to make the doughnuts I'm writing about now), Miniature French Desserts, and… Continue reading Homemade Doughnuts

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A Few Things I’ve Been Cooking

Since this is a new blog and I haven't been posting much elsewhere on what I've been cooking, I thought I would share a few things here. We recently had Hubby's birthday supper. He requested sushi, so I complied. I made a dragon roll, our version of Sushi Fang's Tasty Roll, and a spicy California… Continue reading A Few Things I’ve Been Cooking

Adventures, Cooking, Crafting, Homeschooling

All my adventures combined!

My husband and I recently decided it would make more sense to have one site for all of my writings. Instead of having a separate blog for each of my hobbies, we are combining them all in one place and just using categories to make it easier to find a specific topic. Since I am… Continue reading All my adventures combined!