Crispy rice patties

I had a birthday recently, and my awesome daughters treated me to Chinese food. We ordered a bunch of mostly protein dishes to pick up in town, while my older daughter cooked scallop noodles, coconut sticky rice and plain white rice at home to go with it. On unpacking the order, we discovered they had … Continue reading Crispy rice patties

My Non-traditional Slow Cooker Chili

I do love my slow cookers!  I've got two 8 quart sized cookers, and have found they are the perfect size for us.  Especially for making something like chili; it's enough to feed us for a couple of days, making life much simpler! The chili I make is not at all traditional.  In fact, I'm … Continue reading My Non-traditional Slow Cooker Chili

Quick Sourdough Chocolate Cupcakes

When we were living in Victoria, BC, and had made our first sourdough starter, this recipe from The Sourdough Cookbook was one of our favorites.  Not only was it chocolatey and delicious, it was one of the few things we could bake in our wonky PMQ oven.  We couldn't bake a cake, because it had … Continue reading Quick Sourdough Chocolate Cupcakes

Almost Alaska Sourdough Hotcakes

I say almost, because I don't have an Alaska sourdough starter. Yet. I will be working on that later today, and when it is ready, I will make another batch to compare. Basic Sourdough Hotcakes (adapted from Alaska Sourdough) Note: make sure the mixing bowl you use has enough room for the batter to expand. … Continue reading Almost Alaska Sourdough Hotcakes

Quick and Easy Sourdough Bread, with garlic and parmasan

While I was driving my husband to a medical appointment and then the pharmacy, my daughters eagerly went at my new copy of Alaska Sourdough and baked bread. This was not our first attempt at doing a sourdough yeast bread in loaves.  However, when we tried it before, we did not have any commercial yeast … Continue reading Quick and Easy Sourdough Bread, with garlic and parmasan