A Mozzarella & Garlic Bread Christmas Tree

🎄LG,BE's 12 Days of Christmas🎄 DAY 1 It's tiiiiiiime. DECEMBER! IT'S HERE. & it's go time. There was no way I wasn't going to start with this appetizer because let me tell you right now, you will be making it more than once. If you're like my friends and family, then you also love snacky [...]

Homemade Pie Crust

Fun fact; I learned how to make pie crust in my grade 10 culinary class (yes, my school had one of those). We did a LOT of baking in that class - it required patience and technique to know exactly when to move onto the next step of the recipe and my teacher was all [...]

Pumpkin Crumble Muffins

I'm sure a lot of people are internally thinking, "YES! Time for pumpkin-flavoured EVERYTHING" as soon as Starbucks starts to debut their new seasonal drinks in late August. My only gripe with pumpkin flavoured anything is that it tends to be so cloyingly sweet that I can only muster a few bites or sips of [...]

Bruschetta Pizza with Balsamic Glaze

Since posting about the almighty green pizza last summer, I've been on the hunt for a reliable dough that settles my pizza satisfaction and costs less than buying pre-made flatbreads or dough from the grocery store. Pizza is like a chef's playground--there's too many options for ingredients that will make the perfect pie, yet also [...]

Jalapeño Cheddar Dutch Oven Bread

12 Days of Christmas with LG,BE Day 1: When I think about the beginning of quarantine, I'm reminded of how trendy and satisfying it was to have a sourdough starter and that everybody and their mother were making artisan loaf after artisan loaf. I'd say most people might have fallen off the wagon at this [...]

Homemade Pretzels

There are not many places you can get a fresh pretzel, I know it and you know it. A fairground, maybe a sports event, or a random kiosk at the mall. Either way!! You can make them at home, just like we should be doing since we're all coping with social distancing by becoming master [...]

Bake at Home: No Knead Bread

Baking bread was a culinary fear of mine for the following reasons: I thought it was impossible to do without a stand-mixer.I was sure to mess it up somehow when kneading the dough.I would end up with one hunk of really dense bread. I realized that thinking about trying something new in the kitchen is [...]