Archive | April, 2010

27 April 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Spinach and Bacon Frittata

What do you call a quiche without a crust? Why, it’s a frittata of course! Personally, I’ve never really been all that crazy about the crust part anyways, so I can save myself some time and calories by making this easy and inexpensive variation. If you’ve got lots of eggs on hand, you’ve got the […]

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26 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Chinese Chews

These were always a popular baked treat in my Grandmother’s kitchen – I think she made them mostly for my Dad who has always loved them. Admittedly, I have never made them before now as I don’t think that I had much of an appreciation for dates until adulthood. As a child, these squares were […]

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25 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Butter Tart Squares Recipe

May is going to be a busy month in the Robertson household. A jewelry party, a princess party and a class barbecue for our sons entire kindergarten class are all happening right here at grand central station – uh, yeah. Busy! One of my favorite go-to books for recipes for entertaining is Jean Pare’s “Company’s […]

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22 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Easiest Ever Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Well, it’s strawberry season again, or at least it’s getting close. You always know when the strawberries are on sale at your local grocery store, and their colour is absolutely fabulous that it’s the right time for the first taste of the season and boy, was it ever! Our daughter is a huge strawberry fan, […]

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21 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Kraft Saves the Day!

Once again, Kraft Foods saves the day with simple recipes! I tried this recipe direct from their site a few weeks ago, and made only a few minor changes and it was delish! Tomato Rotini Bake 3 cups rotini pasta, uncooked 1 lb.  Italian sausage, casing removed 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 […]

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18 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Authentic Nasi Goreng Recipe

I love feedback on Cat Can Cook, and I tend to get quite a lot of it! Today I was pleased to get this message about making Nasi Goreng (a recipe which appears on my site and in my book) I don’t think my nasi recipe is very authentic, but I’m certain the following one […]

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13 April 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Chocolate, Oatmeal & Coconut Muffin Recipe

In my usual style, I’ve been experimenting with recipes today. After doing a muffin-baking demonstration this morning for a women’s group, I had muffins on the brain and wanted to try an experiment, so I came home and made these little beauties. Look closely and you’ll notice that he recipe is the same as my […]

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12 April 2010 ~ 5 Comments

The Combo Muffin

Being a foodie blogger, I often sit around drumming up new recipe ideas and ways to change my existing favorites, to make them better tasting and easier than ever. Today’s great new “invention” was a combination of two of my favorite recipes into one uber recipe – Banana Oatmeal Muffins. I was cleverly (so I […]

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12 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Jamaican Beef and Mango Stew

Want to add some spice into your life? Well, there are *many* ways of doing that 😉 but I am specifically talking about food here people! If you like it hot then check out this spicy recipe! I was searching for a recipe for stewed mangoes today and I came across a recipe for a […]

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11 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Blooms n’ Rooms – Seaforth

I am very happy to report that this week, I am adding to the list of retailers selling my book! Included in this list is “Blooms n’ Rooms” in Seaforth, Ontario (a gorgeous little gift and flower shop) that will be carrying my books and some of my Cat Can Bead jewelry as well! I’m […]

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