Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bites

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bites Cheesecake Base: 16 ounces cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup white sugar 2/3 cup sour cream 2/3 cup 18% coffee creamer 2 tablespoons flour, sifted 2 eggs 2 tablespoons vanilla Caramel Apples ½ cup sugar 3 tablespoons butter ¼ cup heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla Pinch kosher salt 3 Apples, washed…

Kitchen Tools Chefs Can’t Live Without

One of Chef David’s favourite kitchen tools is his mini coffee grinder. Not just for grinding coffee beans, he uses it to fine-grind espresso for baking (adds a nice bitter touch and homogenizes with the flour better), grinding specialty peppercorns like Szechwan and making nut-paste purees (like peanut butter, pecan paste or almond butter). It’s perfect…

Strawberry Danish

Dough: 1 1/3 cups warm water (110F) 1 tablespoon dry active yeast 2 tablespoon honey 3 ½ cups AP flour 1 teaspoon salt Filling: 2 cups frozen strawberries ½ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla extract ½ teaspoon white pepper 2 tablespoons cold water 1 tablespoon corn starch   Mix water, yeast, and honey. Add…

Treats for Man’s best friend!

One of Chef Lantz’s most popular recipes is his homemade dog treats!  So why not start your furry friend’s year off right with these delicious healthy treats! ¾ cup water ¼ cup flaxseed, ground ½ cup canola oil 4 cups quick cooking rolled oats 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 cups…