Category Archives: In a Pinch

Maple Ginger Glazed Salmon

There are times when you are in the grocery store and you see a frozen item on sale that is a really good buy.  It might be an item that you normally don’t purchase frozen, but it seems too good to pass up.  This is what happened with a 4 pack of frozen salmon filets.  It was a great deal, but, every time I opened up the freezer, I was never interested in preparing them.  I just kind of felt like they were taking up valuable space where I could keep additional packages of bacon 🙂  or maybe Tupperware containers filled with excess cookies!

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Posted by on January 20, 2012 in Entrée, In a Pinch, Salmon


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Easy Salted Chocolate Caramels

Earlier this fall I was at Starbucks, eagerly anticipating a Pumpkin Spice Latte.  However, when I got to the counter to make my order, they were all out of the pumpkin spice syrup.  I panicked, I didn’t know what to do and the line up was growing exponentially behind me.  I looked up at their specialty drink board and a new drink caught my eye – Salted Caramel Mocha.  Hmmmm, I like all of these flavours, but how would they taste together?  The answer, delicious!

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Posted by on December 23, 2011 in Candy, Chocolate, Desserts, In a Pinch


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Peanut Butter Crumb Topping

I have to admit, I don’t always bake from scratch.  It’s not because I don’t want to but we don’t always have the time or all the ingredients needed on hand.  There are those times when you have to cook for a pot luck at work or for your child’s school bake sale, and weeknight baking takes up a lot of time after getting dinner to the table and lunches ready for the next day.

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Posted by on November 28, 2011 in Baking, Desserts, In a Pinch, Peanut Butter


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