Marshmallow Mousse

This is an easy dessert that leaves you wanting more. All you need is marshmallows, coconut milk and chocolate chips. In a large pot, add 1 can coconut milk. On medium heat, heat up the coconut milk and then add the marshmallows. I used an entire bag of large marshmallows. Small marshmallows would work as…

Spaghetti Ramen

This is a simple hack if you are having a hard time finding ramen in your local grocery store. All you need it spaghetti and baking soda. Boil 5 cups of water and add to it 3 tsp of baking soda. The water will bubble because of the chemical reaction. Boil the pasta in this…

Seitan

So I saw this recipe on Youtube one day and I thought I had to try it. I found it very interesting. Seitan is that vegetarian meat alternative that you can find in stores.  But if you want to try you can make it at home.  This recipe is a pretty time consuming but also…

Dalgona Coffee

This recipe has been trending all over the internet. I already had the ingredients at home since I was planning on making something similar anyways.  I decided it was time to try it out.  Did I like it?  Well it was really strong for my liking but it was nice with some full fat milk…

Au Jus Braised Pork Shoulder

So some days you just don’t have time to cook.  I wanted to try to cook something simple and yummy.  I would say this is great for a weekday meal, although cook time is about an hour so you need to plan ahead so you wont be eating at midnight. I made this recipe with…

Oreo Hack: Does it Work?

So the other day I stumbled upon a life hack that I really wanted to try. Can soaking these cookies actually make mini ice cream sandwiches? I first tried soaking the Oreos in some half and half for about 5 minutes but they really fell apart. My second attempt, I only soak them for 3…

Wood Butter

I decided to try something different this week. I made some homemade wood butter to condition my wooden spoons and cutting board. It turned out pretty good and my spoons/cutting board look great. You will need beeswax and coconut oil.  I got the beeswax from a dye supply shop but you could use 100% beeswax…

Creme Brulee without a torch

A couple weeks ago, I posted a review on Nordstrom Cafe. When I was there I ordered creme brulee. It was yum.  I decided it was my turn to make this favorite dish. One reason I don’t make this dish often is that I hate using a torch.  I improvised in this version. You will…

Baking Soda vs Vinegar: Getting that Travel Mug Clean

Over time metal travel mugs start getting a brown grime and old coffee smell. It also makes your coffee taste old and stale. I decided to look up ways to clean my travel mugs. I found comments from different people saying to use white vinegar. Others said to use baking soda. I had two cups…

How to Extract Bee Puke (Honey)

Honey is such a wonderful natural source of sweetness. It has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.  When you eat local honey it is known to decrease your pollen allergies and honey is also one of the only foods that is known to last for more than 2000 years!! You can’t go wrong with getting more…