Vanille Kipferl

this AMAZING butter cookie recipe is from a dear friend of mine (Kristina) and her home country. Print Vanille Kipferl Author: jeanoei Recipe type: dessert   Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup white sugar ¾ cup ground almonds 1 cup unsalted butter (beat until foamy) ½ whole vanilla bean Instructions Preheat oven to 347 degrees F […] read more

Slow Cooker “Pulled” Chinese BBQ Chicken

i love chinese steamed buns, and savoury fillings that go with it. here, an extremely low maintenance but delicious pairing. perfect for appetizers and lazy Sundays. Print Slow Cooker “Pulled” Chinese BBQ Chicken Author: jeanoei Recipe type: appetizer, main   Ingredients 2-3 lbs chicken 2 tbsp soy sauce pepper 3 cloves garlic, smashed 1 large piece fresh […] read more

Baby Cereal Banana & Fruit Muffins

even though Asa has never taken to baby cereal (we did babyled weaning and bypassed mush altogether), i do continue to use baby cereal as an ingredient when i bake for him because of the iron fortification. when Asa was one, his lead levels tested borderline high, and ever since then i have been vigilant […] read more

Slow Cooker Sausage and Lentil Stew

this is so easy and delicious, it’s almost not legit. Print Slow Cooker Sausage and Lentil Stew Author: jeanoei Recipe type: main   Ingredients 1.5 cup lentils 3 cups beef broth 4 smoked chicken or turkey sausage links, sliced (i used spicy chicken to give it a kick) 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 […] read more

Chicken Adobo

i liked Chicken Adobo until a friend of mine prepared it via a New York Times recipe, then i fell in love with it… this has the perfect balance so that the ingredients perfectly combine for your tastebuds to succumb to its impossibly delicious flavours. Print Chicken Adobo Author: jeanoei Recipe type: entree Serves: 4   Adapted from […] read more

Chocolate Flourless Cupcakes with Orange Zest

i simply must share these little heavenly treats because they are so truly divine, everytime… Print Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes Author: jeanoei Recipe type: dessert Serves: 18   do read through the instructions before commencing… Ingredients 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (or 1½ cups semisweet chocolate chips) 6 large eggs, separated, room […] read more

Some Great Photography Apps

I just started playing around with a few new apps for taking pictures on my ipad. The two I have downloaded, Photosynth and 360 Panorama are great – I think I have a slight preference for Photosynth. I am using photosynth if I plan to shoot up and down and not just left/right, and 360 […] read more

I visit museums to see the architecture

I’ve been in Colorado the past week to attend and present in a Renewable Energy Conference in Denver. While there, I got to see some amazing buildings, the Denver Art Museum, old (designed by Gio Ponti and James Sudler Associates) and new (Daniel Libeskind), the newly opened Clyfford Still Museum (Allied Works). All the buildings are impressive, […] read more
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