Author Archives: K

Tea Reviews (Teaviews?)

I am an avid tea drinker…to the extent that I have an entire closet stuffed with teas and herbal blends. However, despite this precocious tea consumption I actually find relatively few teas that I like. Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Easy Lemon Curd

This bright yellow lemon curd is tangy, delicious, quick to make, and only uses one pot! Ingredients 1/4 cup salted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup white (granulated) sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice (I heated up a lemon for 15 seconds … Continue reading

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Caramel Sauce

Caramel sauce is HARD to make, especially for a highly impatient person like me. Here is a sauce I just recently tried and some notes.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup white (granulated) sugar 4 tablespoons water 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Panzanella with Peaches

The moment I heard that “bread salad” was a thing, I knew I had a winner. Apparently there are very traditional ways to make panzanella with specific ingredients and methods, but since I’m not Italian and I’ve never made it … Continue reading

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Condiment Queen

I think it would be fair to describe myself as a condiment queen, a title that I have certainly inherited from my mom. However, despite my genetic propensity for condiment collecting, I’ve realized that this can fill my fridge with a … Continue reading

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Masala Chai Concentrate

I’ve been craving some serious masala chai lately (read “mixed-spice tea”– black tea with traditional Indian spices including cardamom, one of my favourites).  I think masala chai tastes best when you add the tea and spices directly to milk and … Continue reading

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Parmesan, Tomato, and Basil Salad

This fresh summer salad is an easy one and a keeper.  Ingredients Bed of lettuce (Baby spinach for a mellow flavour, mixed greens for variety or arugula for a peppery kick) Baby tomatoes, quartered (cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes would … Continue reading

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