Fall is going by very quickly and winter will soon be upon us. In fact, we had some snow on Monday. It felt very cold as is usually the case with the first snow fall of the season. Fortunately, it did not stay around for too long and melted right off. I don’t think I [...]
I hope everyone had a good weekend. It was nice and quiet for us. We had the opportunity to sleep in an extra hour on Sunday as Daylight Saving time ended and we moved the clocks back before going to bed. With the days growing shorter and colder, I had changed all the bed covers [...]
One of the most versatile and abundant fall produce is the pumpkin. Out here in the West, pumpkins are mainly used in soups and desserts. As far as I can remember, they are frequently used as a vegetable in savory dishes in Malaysia. One popular dish is pumpkin rice similar to the Spiced Rice and [...]
Pumpkin season is here! Those golden orbs in all sizes are in demand and on display everywhere – decks, porches, driveways, shopfronts, and malls. They complement the golden leaves on the ground and sets the mood for the upcoming holidays.
I am so excited to tell you that my Pear Pie with Crumb Topping and GF Hazelnut Crust won a one year subscription to Bon Appétit magazine over at Faith and Brandy’s All Through the Year Cheer Thanksgiving Event. I had great fun coming up with the recipe and the family really enjoyed the pie. [...]
With the diving temperatures and snow on the ground, soups are the ultimate comfort food. I’ve been making a lot of soups lately, mostly clear ones to go with our daily rice meals. I prefer thick, creamy soups accompanied with crusty bread for a light and satisfying lunch. This quick and simple soup was perfect [...]
It’s raining pumpkins here in the prairie. Everywhere I go I see mounds and mounds of pumpkins and squashes. Believe it or not, despite all these pumpkins, we had a shortage of canned pumpkins a little earlier in the season. Go figure!