Author: Lara Pierre

Orange Peppercorn Steamed Chicken
Entrees

Orange Peppercorn Steamed Chicken

When you are pressed for time but still need to stick to a healthy diet, your best friend is the Chinese bamboo basket. If you have never used traditional Chinese kitchen tools, then it’s time to get acquainted with these versatile baskets. First, let’s discuss this meal. To make Orange […]

Pumpkin Pie Dip
Appetizers, Desserts

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Tis the season for lots of pumpkin, but if you’re like me, you get a bit tired of just having pumpkin pie. That’s why I created this fun Pumpkin Pie Dip. It takes the delicious flavors of pumpkin pie and whipped topping and makes it cold and complementary to other […]

Mincemeat Pie with Cornmeal Crust
Desserts

Mincemeat Pie with Cornmeal Crust

Mincemeat pie is a tradition that goes back to a time before there was refrigeration, when families had to learn how to preserve meat and fruit in other ways. The spices cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg are linked with gifts given to baby Jesus, which linked the pie with Christmas, where […]