January 2012

Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Bars

by zesty on January 30, 2012 · 6 comments

Need I Say More? I didn’t think so… but I will. I was stumbling through the internet to some of my favorite sites to prepare for a dinner party on Saturday night when I hit these little morsels of magic.  Two peas and their pod delivered a Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel bar that caught my [...]


Friday is here…. weekend is upon us!  Thanks for all the nice comments, emails and tweets about my new adventure.  So far so good and it is FUN.  This morning I woke up a little extra early, 5:00am to do some baking for Mrs. Cooking as she was tasked to provide breakfast for her staff [...]


The Big Decision: Cooking Goes Full Time!

by zesty on January 25, 2012 · 23 comments

I knew I would be writing this blog post, I just didn’t know when it would be published.  When I started blogging back in 2008, I felt my passion grow almost instantaneously and I knew this was for me.  In addition to blogging, I started offering my web design and graphics services to help fellow [...]


Chicken Club and Avocado

by zesty on January 23, 2012 · 2 comments

Happy Monday! I hope your weekend was enjoyable. Ever get tired of the same ole run of the mill sandwiches?  I have an idea for you to try.  A different type of spread than your typical mayo or mustard. Try this as your next sandwich spread: Avocado, cilantro, lime juice, hint of salt and pepper  [...]


The chocolate croissant pudding was accidentally invented by Chef Roger Freedman, when instead of using fresh bread for his bread pudding; he tried out some previous night’s leftover chocolate croissants, and up came this indulgent, chocolaty, buttery and flaky delight. The stale chocolate croissants used in this dish gives it a more flaky texture, while [...]


Chicken Thigh Parmesan…. Kinda!

by zesty on January 18, 2012 · 0 comments

Hey fellas!  Thanks for dropping by over.  Are you hungry?  I am not sharing anything fancy here today just a simple dish that you can whip up at home in no time on a week night and maybe impress that special someone – or even your own stomach. For this little number, I took boneless [...]


Pan Seared Halibut and Peach Salsa

by zesty on January 16, 2012 · 1 comment

Brrrrrrrrrrr…  It is -22 degrees Celsius as I write this post.  Sitting with my warm fuzz socks, fireplace blasting, and fingers just clicking on the keyboard.  Today is Monday yet again and as I listened on the radio – it is chilly! I might have something that will warm you up.  You know how I [...]

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Cookie Me Up: Sweet & Salty

by zesty on January 13, 2012 · 3 comments

Happy Friday to you!  Another week gone by and it is Friday the 13th.  Good luck for some bad luck for others.. lets hope for some good luck.  So let me start into a little story behind these cookies. A while back we attended a benefit dance/bake sale on  for a colleague of Mrs. Cooking [...]


Simple Pan Seared Salmon

by zesty on January 11, 2012 · 7 comments

Good day to you!  Sometimes dinners can be rushed and you need a quick and easy solution but still keep the food “somewhat” healthy.  Today’s feature is dead easy and if I might add quite tasty.  I might be biased as I love salmon – especially fresh Atlantic salmon. However, any salmon will work and [...]


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