50 of The Best snacks Recipes on the Internet

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Pumpkin Spice Tim Tam Cookies

I’m slightly obsessed with Australia, but it tends to go in waves. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by koala bears, Savage Garden (heehee), and Australian accents. For some reason or other though, Australia fell off the map,…

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Mini Ham and Cheese Croque Monsieur Puff Pastry Tarts

The first time I went to Paris I told Mike that I had to have a croque monsieur or croque madame. Croques are classic French bistro fare and since I figured we’d be spending a lot of time café hopping, I…

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Perfect Microwave Nachos

I have an obsession with nachos. When they’re done right, I think they’re the perfect food: hot and crispy corn tortilla chips, melty cheese, and all the toppings. I like my nachos fully loaded – seasoned ground beef, avocados or…

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How to Make Guacamole

This is a quickie! Quick and easy recipes that I don’t have much to say about, aside from the fact that they taste awesome and you should give them a go! Guacamole is always a favorite around here. Give me…

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Banh Tieu Recipe: The Vietnamese Donuts You Never Knew You Loved

It’s National Donut Day! Last year I waffled up some donuts for a delicious hybrid wonut (waffle-donut) and this year I decide to go with a donut that you’ve probably never seen before: banh tieu, a deliciously deep-fried Vietnamese donut….

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How to make the Ultimate Cheese Platter

I have an obsession with cheese, especially cheese made from 100% Canadian milk – it’s one of my favorite things to eat and I almost always have at least three kinds of cheese in the fridge. I find it adds…

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Breakfast Tater Totchos with Sunny Quail Eggs, Avocado & Chicken

It appears that tater tots are a thing right now. But to me, they’ve just always been one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes. I’m not picky about my potato consumption. I like potatoes in all ways and forms….

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Crispy Chicken Fried Steak Bites with White Wine Sausage Gravy

Warmer weather on the horizon means that Mike and I are planning on heading out to our patio more, which means drinks and nibbles as the nights start to get longer. I hardly ever (read: never) drink without having something…

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Goat Cheese Toasts with Balsamic and Roasted Tomatoes

It seems like every type of food is having a little moment to shine in the spotlight. Toast – it’s a thing. Or is it? Is Toast’s moment in the sun almost over? Are things like tater tots and cruffins…

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Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs

If I see deviled eggs at a party, you betcha I’m going to be there, eating them all up before anyone else has a chance. Okay, kidding, I’d never eat ALL of them. I’d just have an egg or two…

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Tofu Fries with Sesame Honey Garlic

Do you guys ever google people you know? This morning I went on a little indulgent google search for people that I’ve lost touch with (okay fine, I was really googling my and Mike’s exes for fun). Five minutes later I…

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Cheddar Cheese Broccoli Tots

So…broccoli was on sale at the store and because I have a wee bit of broccoli obsession, I bought a huge bunch. I’m talking like 8 heads of broccoli. Mike really likes broccoli too so it wasn’t difficult for us…

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Cheesy, Saucy, Crunchy Handheld Two-Bite Mini Lasagna Cups

How was your weekend? We had a stat holiday here yesterday so I spent the weekend doing long weekend things – that is, absolutely no work and lots and lots of eating. Mike and I went to Costco, which is one of…

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Sunday Brunch: Crispy Taro Pancakes Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Mini Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

When I’m at home in Canada, sometimes in the middle of the night I’ll sneak out of bed into the darkened kitchen, open up the fridge and stand in the light of the refrigerator while I contemplate snacks to sate…

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Spicy Sausage Roll Recipe

I cannot believe it, but it’s less than a week (eek!) until Easy Gourmet is released. I’m excited and nervous and all the crazy feelings. I’m one of those emotional eaters, so in order to calm myself, I’ve been doing what I do best and…

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California Roll Nacho Recipe

I have this thing for combining my favourite foods into one dish. Mapo tofu and waffles? Done. Banh mi and fries? Been there. Mac and cheese with shepherd’s pie? It’s delicious! It seems wrong, but it’s oh-so-right. I’m constantly thinking about…

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Coconut Almond Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

Rice Krispie treats bring me straight back to childhood. There were one of the first things I made in the kitchen. I remember bringing a rice krispie treat home to share with my mom (my daycare teacher did a lesson on measuring)…

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Mini Grilled Cheese Cakes Recipe

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that I have a slight obsession with grilled cheese sandwiches. I even threw myself a grilled cheese themed birthday party. It was pretty awesome, if I do say so myself. I had…

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Easy Pistachio Cherry Tart Recipe and a Giveaway!

I absolutely LOVE cherries. Artificial cherry flavour has a bad reputation, but it’s my absolute favourite fake flavour (lollipops, jello, popsicles). I love fresh cherries even more than fake ones and nothing says summer to me more than cherries. Growing up in Vancouver…

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Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

The first time I had KFC (Korean fried chicken, not Kentucky) was in New York about seven years ago. I led Mike on a merry chase around the city visiting random Korean joints that smelled deliciously of deep fried goodness. Our…

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Spicy Tuna Toast Recipe

I think I could live on tiny food. What is it about bite sized food that is just so. much. better. than regular size? Is it it’s inherent cuteness? The miniature-ness of it? Or is it the fact that it’s just so easy to pop into your mouth in the perfectly constructed bite? I’m all about the perfectly constructed bite. Once, in high school I made myself a plate of nachos that took over 30 minutes to assemble. I know, you’re thinking, how could spreading out some chips and topping them with cheese take 30 minutes? Well, I went all OCD and made sure that each one had the perfect amount of taco meat, jalapeños, green onions and cheese. When they came out of the oven I carefully topped each one with sour cream, guacamole and salsa.

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Spicy Tuna Deviled Eggs Recipe

This week I’m partnering up with Tabasco for a 10 ingredient challenge! Essentially, it’s 10 ingredients, 5 recipes. I absolutely love creating dishes when I have a limited number of ingredients. It’s one of my favourite games: what deliciousness can I…

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Asparagus and Eggs, Two Ways

I’ve been having lots of issues with soft boiled eggs lately. Not the soft-boiling part, but the peeling. It’s strange because (not to be boastful or anything) I never used to have issues peeling eggs. I always wondered what the…

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Crab Rangoon Deviled Eggs

I know some people who don’t like egg yolks. I just don’t get that. Egg yolks are the best part! I mean, I like egg whites too, but I would never just eat the whites and leave the yolk. But…

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sriracha caramel corn recipe

Sriracha Caramel Corn Recipe

I’m not the type to enjoy the Super Bowl (give me the Puppy Bowl any day!) but I must I am intrigued by game day food. From what I can tell, game day food can be, but is not limited…

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mushroom onion tart recipe

Mushroom Onion Tart Recipe

When we were teenagers, my mom used to stock the freezer up with loads of frozen foods for me and my brother to bake up or microwave on a whim. Back in the day Kevin and I didn’t really have any…

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Bacon-Wrapped Yaki Mochi Recipe

I’m in the land of mochi, sushi and all things kawaii and I’m loving it! If you’ve never had mochi before, you should definitely try it. Mochi is kind of hard to describe with it’s gooey chewiness, but all you…

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Mini Baked Jalapeño Spinach Dip Recipe

Happy December! It’s my most favourite time of year! I love, love, love Christmas and even though I won’t be home in Vancouver this year, I’m still going to be celebrating. December is one of my favourite months – full…

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Totoro Spam Musubi Recipe

Happy Halloween Eve! I’m not dressing up this year — every year I have big plans to paper mâché a giant bunny head, or sew myself a Totoro suit, but inevitably I just end up looking at thousands of photos…

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Chicka-rones: Deep-Fried Chicken Skin Recipe

Do you ever have a bunch of random chicken skins hanging out in the fridge/freezer? I always buy skin-on chicken but a lot of the time I’ll end up using the chicken and having leftover chicken skins. I’ll either pan-fry…

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Best Ever Cinnamon Toast Recipe

Now that cooler weather is rolling in, I’m on a toast kick. I feel like toast is on a completely different level than plain old bread. I almost feel bad for bread and it’s lack of crispy edges. Whenever I…

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Sriracha Beef Nacho Recipe

I love nachos and I’m pretty sure the whole world loves nachos too. Case in point: my dad, who makes it a point to only consume Asian food, loves nachos. I introduced them to him many, many years ago on…

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Banh Mi Taco Recipe

These banh mi tacos combine two of my favourite things: banh mi and tacos. Sometimes it not so easy finding fresh Vietnamese baguettes (I’m quite picky about the bread my banh mi is made on) and for some reason, using…

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Triple Fried Chips Recipe

Most people fall into either the french fry category (thin and crispy) or the chip category (thick and potatoey). I happen to love both. I’m an equal opportunist when it comes to golden, delicious deep-fried potatoes. Thin, thick, crunchy, crispy,…

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Mini Scotch Quail Eggs Recipe

I can’t remember my first Scotch egg or even why I decided to try one, but after the first bite I was hooked. How could I not fall in love a perfectly boiled egg wrapped up in a sausage coat?…

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Baked Pork and Crab Wonton Recipe

I have a thing for wonton skins. Even when I was a kid, I used to just eat the skins and leave the meat behind. Eating wontons always meant that I’d get a talking to from my mom. “Why are…

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Ebi Tempura Rice Ball Recipe

If you ever have a chance to visit Japan, you should definitely make it a priority to visit the basements of the department stores. Sounds like a weird item to have on your must-visit list, but trust me, the department…

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Pierogi Grilled Cheese Recipe

For food emergencies, I always tend to have one of three instant food items in the house: frozen dumplings, instant noodles and frozen pierogis. Frozen pierogis, homemade or store-bought, are a lifesaver when I’m out of my mind hungry and…

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Hot Dog Bun Recipe

If you’ve ever had Asian style baked goods, you’ll notice that they taste a bit different from regular-style bakery offerings. Their bread tends to be a little bit sweeter and they’re a lot fluffier and softer. I love buying loaves…

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