Author: katescuisine

Fresh Pasta Dough

Originally published on November 18, 2010 People say that you should make your own pasta dough for a reason! There is a huge, hugedifference between what you buy in the store and what you make at home. And it’s not hard. I have been making my own pasta dough for years, although it used to only […]

Classic Sugar Cookies

Originally published on December 7, 2010 I’ve had this recipe crammed into my recipe box for so long that I can’t even remember where I got it from. And it’s covered with so much crusted flour and icing drops that I can barely even read it anymore. I like to think it’s these kinds of […]

Kate’s Chicken Fingers

Originally published on March 14, 2011 This has been something that I’ve been cooking since Brent and I first moved in together almost 14 years ago. I’ve updated it some and made it a little more sophisticated with an actual deep-fryer and a ton of dried herbs; but every time I make it, it still […]

Smoky Rubbed Chops

Originally published on June 18, 2011 When the weather finally turns warm after a long Ontario winter, there’s little that I love more than firing up the grill and getting the smell of good barbecue into the air. One of the first things to go on is usually some nice fatty chops, always with the […]

Meat Loaves with Tomato Sauce

Originally published on August 5, 2011 My meatloaf always has a terrible way of drying out so the night I made this recipe I was looking for a way to keep it especially moist. With the extra bread crumbs and the cream, this recipe definitely hit the mark – and it’s the best meat loaf I’ve ever […]

Delicious Drumsticks

Originally published on August 7, 2011 Shake N’ Bake was always one of my favourite meals as a kid and this is a version that’s just like it, but tastes much better. When you make it yourself you don’t have to worry about the added sodium, additives, and preservatives, and it just tastes so much […]

Chocolate Chocolate Cupcakes

Originally published on August 10, 2011 These may seem like simple chocolate cupcakes, but they’re cupcakes that I’m especially proud of – because they’re officially the first baking recipe that I created entirely myself! The buttercream icing I have made before, and it is an actual recipe that I got from somewhere. But I’ve been […]

Emeril’s Homemade Ricotta

Originally published on September 25, 2011 Emeril has always been an inspiration to me, mostly because he shows how easy and how fun cooking can be! He does that once again with this recipe for Ricotta Cheese, from one of my most favourite cookbooks, From Emeril’s Kitchens. The book features signature dishes from his most famous restaurants, and this recipe […]

Giada’s Zeppole

Originally published on October 14, 2011 I was watching The Chew today, a new show I’ve become obsessed with, and Mario Batali made Zeppole. With it being National Dessert Day (and because they looked so good on the TV,) I decided that I needed to make them for dessert after supper tonight. I quickly went to The Chew’s website […]