December 2008

Tasty Thai and Cooking Sneakers!

by zesty on December 31, 2008 · 17 comments

The final day of 2008 is upon us. I would like to wish you, in advance, a very Happy New Year before I start rambling.  This has been a great year at the Cooking house and I look forward to sharing 2009 with all of you. No cooking tonight! We ordered in at our favorite [...]


To Die for Toblerone Cheesecake Recipe!

by zesty on December 30, 2008 · 46 comments

Well Well Well…. Have I got a treat for you today – A Toblerone Cheesecake Recipe! We were heading to a family function last week which we do every year for Christmas and we were on tap for a dessert. Well actually I didn’t know we were on for a dessert until the day before [...]


Fast Fresh Fluffy Flaky Biscuits

by zesty on December 29, 2008 · 29 comments

Good morning!  The Christmas rush is slowing down and the New Year’s rush is picking up.  I hope you had a great weekend.  I had a great Christmas break and I cannot wait to share some new and exciting recipes with you. When it comes to homemade biscuits…. I love them! I grew up around [...]


Zesty's Christmas Present

by zesty on December 26, 2008 · 14 comments

Happy Boxing Day!  I had an excellent day yesterday.  What a great Christmas.  It started off with a peek to see what Santa left, followed by a quick pancake breakfast.  After breakfast we opened more presents, cleaned up and went off to a family lunch. Oh wow, what a meal!!  Turkey and all the trimmings, [...]


Whole Grain Oatmeal Pancakes

by zesty on December 25, 2008 · 19 comments

MERRY CHRISTMAS!  I’ve only made these pancakes a couple of times but they are so good that I had to share them with you.  The secret ingredient, as far as I can see, is nutmeg. This recipe is perfect for Christmas morning!  Wake up, open a few presents and you can then whip up these [...]


Smoked Salmon Tortilla Wraps

by zesty on December 24, 2008 · 9 comments

Can you believe it? Christmas eve is here and I still have a few last minute gifts to pick up!  I am so excited about Christmas this year.  I think it is mostly the anticipation for the food and the gifts but then again, who doesn’t get excited about holiday treats? Today, I thought I [...]


5 Minute Greek Dip

by zesty on December 23, 2008 · 24 comments

Happy Tuesday!  I have been meaning to prepare some quick dips for entertaining around the holidays for a while now and for some reason it just gets pushed down on my list of things to do.  That is, until now.  I am about to share with you a super simple Greek dip that is always [...]


What a weekend! Talk about running around like a chicken with their head cut off – that was Cooking this past weekend.  Oh my, baking, cooking, shopping, wrapping, playing, eating and entertaining.  I feel like I could sleep for a week but where’s the fun in that? Contest Winner Lets get the day started with [...]


Cranberry Plum Tart with Pumpkin Seeds

by zesty on December 18, 2008 · 17 comments

Hi readers! It is already Thursday – I keep asking myself where did this week go.  Only one day left to enter the giveaway for $100 Amazon Gift Card.  Everybody is so busy and the holidays are fast approaching. I am heading to my son’s Christmas concert this morning, it should be exciting as he [...]


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