Category: XiaoCooks

Prime Rib Roast

This was our first time making a prime roast and the meal turned out beautiful. A few hours in the oven with some careful tending and dinner was served along with roasted brussels sprouts and yorkshire pudding. This recipe is perfect for the holidays and easily serves 4-6 people. I was surprised with how straight

Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding is incredibly easy to make and an excellent vessel for gravy. The fiance and I made a batch to eat with our Prime Rib Roast dinner. The Yorkies from this recipe puff up like balloons and deflate to create a perfect well. I’ve also been eating the extras for breakfast this week and the egg

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

With the holiday season around the corner, one meal that The Fiance’s family loves to cook is Prime Rib Roast. A perfect side dish to accompany the roast is this Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon recipe. The sprouts come out of the oven crispy and infused with bacon flavour. It may not be the healthiest

Dried Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am not a baker. I have no patience for measuring and I have a tendency for estimating. Despite that, there’s something about the holidays that make me reach for my mixing bowls (buried under many other kitchen gadgets). One thing I love about cookie recipes is that they’re usually a single step. Cream, stir, bake and eat. This

Chinese Plum Duck

I love to eat duck at restaurants, but my mom never cooked it at home and therefore it was a foreign and intimidating ingredient. This recipe from The Fiance’s mom changed all of that. With a few easy steps and some TLC, the duck comes out tender, with authentic Chinese flavours (sweet and sour) and