Renee

I'm a  food blogger, chef, gardener, cat lover and a big fan of all things butter and bacon.  For great recipes and food photographytake a peek at sweetsugarbean.com

My Blogs

Little Masterpieces: Flourless Chocolate Brownie Cookies

I hope everyone is enjoying the start to the long weekend....more

All About Baked Eggs

Recently I was asked to write a monthly recipe column in Culinaire - a lovely Calgary-based food magazine. I'm crazy excited about this new writing gig and so very happy to have my words and images in such a stellar mag....more

DIY Takeout: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

It's melting!...more

Dark Chocolate Rye & Banana Muffins with Fleur de Sel

I'm totally not that person who bakes instead of searches for necessary receipts for the impending tax season (insert scary music here)....more

Curried Cauliflower & Lentil Soup with Winter Pesto

"What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness." ~ John Steinbeck Indeed, Mr. Steinbeck....more

Dark Chocolate Waffles & Oscar Talk

I know, I know, every year I hit ya with some sort of scrumptious appetizer to create for your Oscar party....more

Burnt Caramel Custards

"I have a lot of faith....more

Three Whole Years: The Best Of (So Far).

This blog's third anniversary quietly slipped by at the end of January....more

Citrus & Dark Chocolate Mascarpone Tart

Oh sweet February....more