Tag Archives: Nicole
Mulled Wine Spices | kitchenoperas.com

Mulled Wine

Cinnamon, star anise, nutmeg, cloves & cardamom are instant bringers of festive cheer. This is a warming holiday beverage that will make your entire home smell like joy.

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Dill Pickle Soup | kitchenoperas.com

Dill Pickle Soup

As you may know, Nicole and I have a mutual affinity for anything related to pickles. From our Pickled Soprano Cocktails to Dill Pickle Hummus, we will attempt to put pickles in anything and everything. Last Christmas, her prezzie to me included a pickle-flavoured candy cane (sweet and pickle-y — weird and great for Christmas), and my prezzie to her included a glass pickle Christmas ornament. You could call us pickle obsessed.

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Pumpkin Pie Popsicles

I got a text from my lovely friend Nicole, asking if we could make Pumpkin Pie Popsicles. Of course, my answer was an enthusiastic “YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!”, and we made them on our very next date!

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Dill Pickle Hummus

This is my absolute favourite hummus that we have made so far this month. We wanted it to be full of pickle flavour, so we used fresh dill, lots of garlic, and garlicky dill pickles. The resulting flavour is full of delicious dill and takes us back to memories of eating dill pickle potato chips!

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Cappuccino Quinoa Muffins | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Cappuccino Quinoa Muffins

My lovely friend Nicole and I are both members of our local art gallery. While we were there, we got to talking about what I’d been cooking lately. I told her all about Ashley’s Fatayer, and about our new breakfast favourite (a variation on my Huevos Mildred, recipe coming soon).  We got so excited about […]

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Dark Chocolate Mint Brownies

Ohhhhhhhh I have found my most favourite brownies of all time — and they are gluten-free! The lovely Nicole and I had a dinner and a movie night, and after dinner we wanted a little something sweet. I’ve had my eye on a dark chocolate brownie recipe from gluten-free goddess ever since I started eating […]

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The Pickled Soprano

Happy National Vodka Day! I had no idea it was Vodka Day until I stumbled across something on Twitter this afternoon. It’s also National Taco Day — to celebrate I think you need some gorgeous Collard Green & White Bean Spicy Chipotle Tacos. And while you’re at it, may I suggest a vodka cocktail? The […]

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