Eggs en cocotte
Family Table | Mains

Easy Baked Eggs that are Perfect for Brunch

Baked eggs are perfect to serve at brunch. Simple to make, but look so pretty and delectable in their individual serving cups. I was getting tired of eating hardboiled eggs for breakfast. They are boring. I was on a self-imposed detox diet that would only allow me either yogurt or eggs plus fruit for breakfast. […]

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cooked black rice in blue and white ceramic bowl
Family Table | Sides

How to Cook Black Rice on the Stove

 No rice cooker? Cook black rice on the stove!  Is something burning? My husband asks. I sniff the air, and I got a whiff of the unmistakable scent of burnt rice! I rushed into the kitchen, opened the pot on the stove and was greeted with a gust of smoke and a slightly burnt popcorn […]

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tractor cake with fondant accents
Cakes | Friendzone

Tractor Cake Tutorial (with Fondant Accents)

My friend’s son, Elio, is turning 3 years old and he had an advanced birthday celebration last weekend. He likes tractors and his mom asked me to make a tractor cake. I made a 2-tier (10-inch and 8-inch) buttercream cake with fondant tractor accents for him. It has been a while since I made fondant […]

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