Charcuterie roses made from cold cuts

Entertaining, or just looking for a treat for two – take your grazing board up a notch and whip up these simple meat roses / charcuterie roses.

Is there anyone on the planet that doesn’t like charcuterie?  Okay, yes, perhaps Vegans don’t, but their version of charcuterie would be called “crudités” and is just a platter of veggies.

A charcuterie board is an assortment of meats, cheeses, artisan breads, olives, fruit, and nuts, all artfully arranged on a serving board.

Yup, meat, cheese, […]

2021-08-20T10:35:18-04:00August 20th, 2021|RECIPES|0 Comments

My favourite guacamole recipe – Guac that ROCKS!

 One of my favourite things in summer is sitting out on the patio on a Friday night after work, sipping caesar’s and eating guacamole.  It rarely happens, but it’s like the ice cream truck… you have such fond memories of the last time you did it, that it’s a special treat when it happens again.  Today I’m sharing my favourite guacamole recipe and hopefully we’ll all be sitting on the patio enjoying it this weekend.

I turn to my blog whenever […]

2021-07-29T09:19:41-04:00July 29th, 2021|RECIPES|0 Comments

How to make an ice cream cake

If I’d known how easy it was to make your own ice cream cake, I might never have made anything else for birthdays!  The simple three-step process for how to make an ice cream cake on the blog today.

We had a birthday here last week!

My baby (my eldest, but first born baby) turned 15!

Where has time gone – truly?!  She’s counting down the days to her next birthday – and a driver’s permit – and I’m doing all I can […]

2021-04-15T10:53:10-04:00April 15th, 2021|KIDS, PARTY IDEAS, RECIPES|0 Comments

Aunty Edie’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

This is the super-secret recipe – long sought after by… me – for the best homemade spaghetti sauce you will ever taste!

I know you guys don’t come to the blog for recipes, and I fully admit to being a less-than-stellar cook, but when I find something good – like SO GOOD! – I want to share it so you can enjoy it too (and so I have it on the blog to easily look up over and over again.) 

My Aunty […]

2021-01-20T10:21:50-05:00January 20th, 2021|RECIPES|0 Comments

The best sausage rolls in the history of the universe

I know, you think I’m exaggerating, but if you have an appreciation for a savoury sausage roll with a perfectly flakey crust – then these will blow your mind and you’ll erase all other sausage roll recipes from your mind.

I can’t take credit though – Chris made these.

Chris made dozens upon dozens of these.

And I ate them all.

Okay, I shared about a half dozen with the girls, but for the most part all of them ended up in my ever-expanding […]

2021-01-04T13:19:01-05:00December 27th, 2020|RECIPES|0 Comments

Oreo truffles

If your Holidays didn’t include Oreo truffles, then you really need to whip up a batch for New Year’s… these treats are rich, creamy, sweet and completely decadent.

I hope everyone had a safe and healthy Christmas Day?

I know 2020 has been the shits, and the Holidays this year looked considerably different than anytime before, but we did our best to appreciate what we do have, and really enjoyed the smallness of our gathering.  We missed loved ones of course – […]

2020-12-26T16:27:49-05:00December 26th, 2020|RECIPES|0 Comments

How to make hot cocoa bombs

A decadent winter treat for your family, friends and neighbours, these hot cocoa bombs are easy to make and very inexpensive to give.  How to make your own hot chocolate bombs at home here.

 I guess hot chocolate bombs are all the rage on Tik Tok. That’s where the girls found a video of one exploding and showed it to me…

and not too many things in this world sound better than an exploding ball of chocolate bathed in warm milk – […]

2020-11-14T08:13:41-05:00November 14th, 2020|GIFT IDEAS, RECIPES|0 Comments
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