Déjà Vu Blondies

Look!  It’s Ricki at the Vegetarian Food Fair again! Nope, I didn’t take a spin in the Time Tunnel.  Nope, I don’t have a twin sister who demonstrated a recipe at another Veg Food Fair this weekend. Nope, I haven’t figured out how to implement Einstein’s theory of relativity and traveled back in time.  And nope, […]

Old Habits Die Hard: Mocha Cinnamon Cereal Muffins

[Thanks to everyone who purchased a copy of my new cookbook!  And if you’ve been waiting for the book to be listed on amazon.com, it’s now there!  Just click on the book image at left to see the three ways to buy.} Anyone who’s ever successfully trained dogs knows that the key to success–more than […]

Rustle Up Some Sexy Cowgrrrl Cookies

[After yesterday’s somber ACD-focused post, today it’s time for. . . cookies!] I remember reading an article several years ago in a popular magazine that theorized about which males epitomize the term, “sexy.” Since they sought out trends rather than individuals, the likes of Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Johnny Depp et al were all immediately disqualified. In the […]

Pizza with Pizzaz: Jalapeno Pesto Pizza*

* The HH loved this so much, he thought it needed a more jazzy name.  So he came up with “Pesto Fiesta Pizza.” Olé! One of the things I decided to do this summer was grow a garden, for the very first time.  Maybe it was the influence of the previous tenants, who had one of […]

Spelt Pizza with Caramelized Onion, Artichokes and Chard

 Those of you who live in the GTA will be familiar with Il Fornello: the hip, alt-chic series of restaurants that seem to be able to satisfy all palates.  Besides fabulous pizza baked in wood-burning ovens, this contemporary Italian resto also provides a wide variety of dishes for those of us sensitive to wheat, gluten, […]