8 Essential Pantry Items for Baking

by zesty on August 13, 2012 · 20 comments

Happy Monday!! We are driving back this morning from a family trip to Hakifax but I know when I get home, I have a couple of cookie orders to create for Cooking junior.  So for that I give to you:  “Zesty’s Top 8 Essential Baking Ingredients” Here is a list of necessities I put together [...]


Remember back a while ago, I made these gorgeous squares that literally knocked you over with excitement?  Well If you don’t remember I will remind you… I DID.  No I didn’t dream up the recipe but I did pretty much eat the whole pan.  I had a huge craving for these little packs of sugar [...]


Finally A Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

by zesty on February 23, 2011 · 12 comments

The finally portion of this post title is for me.  I have been telling myself what feels like years that I am going to make a gluten free cookie to share with you and my family.  Finally the time has come where I did it and I was totally surprised by the results.  Not that [...]


Old-Fasioned Baked Beans

by zesty on January 7, 2011 · 4 comments

The end of the week is upon us.  Can you believe it?  It flew by for me that is for sure.  Remember on Wednesday when I had the pork chop pork roast and I mentioned that I had some left over pork for today and a special dish.  Old-Fashion Baked Beans. One of my favorite [...]


Special Fall Delivery: Pumpkin Nut Bread!

by zesty on October 20, 2010 · 9 comments

Happy Hump Day Cooking Readers!  This is Danica from Danica’s Daily and I am sharing a little fall with ya’all in my Pumpkin Nut Bread Recipe today.  This recipe is loaded with pumpkin, protein, sweetr berry goodness and a little nutty crunch.  I originally developed this recipe when I was doing the Body For Life [...]


Let's Go Bananas!

by zesty on May 19, 2010 · 12 comments

Happy Wednesday!  Ever just feel that there is one food that is so versatile for any meal?  I think for me it has to be the banana.  Whether it is breakfast, lunch , dinner or dessert – the banana can make you happy.  High in potassium and fiber (9 grams for one), bananas are a [...]


Get Your Icebox Ginger Snap!

by zesty on November 11, 2009 · 4 comments

I think I am heading downtown to attend the Remembrance Day Ceremony later on this morning and then heading to the house to do some work.  The trim is all on upstairs and the doors are hung.  I am ready to start cleaning the floors and start prepping for the hardwood.  I guess I never [...]


Happy Monday! What a weekend we had…  to say it was a busy weekend would be an understatement but it was so much fun.  Saturday started with a visit to the house, three truck loads of junk to the dump, checking out the temporary driveway (woo hoo!), followed by a “PEI Spud Run for children”.  [...]


Ridiculously Delicious Dinner Rolls

by zesty on September 9, 2009 · 24 comments

I am pretty excited to share this recipe with you today! These rolls are dead easy, will be the talk of the dinner table and come with some history. On PEI, there is a very popular lobster supper restaurant that bakes these fresh rolls all day everyday from which this recipe has been adapted from. [...]


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