RECIPES

Oreo truffles

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

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Hot cocoa bombs, hot chocolate bombs

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

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Homemade dog biscuits, Homemade dog cookies, healthy dog cookies, healthy dog biscuits

Homemade Dog Biscuits

You are 6 (healthy) ingredients away from the best dog biscuits your fur-baby will ever taste (trust me, I’ve tasted them) We have a 5 year old Bernese Mountain dog named Lacey (aka. Lacey-Mae, Lacey-Moo, Miss Lacey, Angel Face, Princess Pea, Moo-Moos, Baby Girl and Barkasaurus Rex).  She’s actually MY dog, that I generously share with the family sometimes and she is spoiled. So much so, that she now has a discerning palate and snubs her nose to certain dog

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Super-simple freezer jam, freezer jam, raspberry jam, easy raspberry jam

Super-Simple Freezer Jam

This sweet, juicy freezer jam takes just two ingredients, can be manipulated for any berry and is simple to make. This freezer jam recipe is so super-easy that it is almost embarrassing to post on the blog.  All you need is the berry of your choice, white sugar and a large soup pot to whip out some of the best jam you have ever tasted. The fact that you source the ingredients makes it as wholesome and organic as you

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Southern sweet tea, lightly sweetened Southern Sweet tea, Southern ice tea, how to make Southern sweet tea, sweet tea recipe

Lightly Sweet Southern Sweet Tea

This recipe for Southern sweet tea is cool and refreshing, with just the right amount of sweetness –  perfect for a summer treat on the porch. I’m recently back from a blogging conference in Charleston, South Carolina where the weather was hot, the history enthralling, and the food rich and savoury.  I can finally say I’ve tried Fried Green Tomatoes – which I assumed were un-ripe tomatoes deep-fried to hide their bitterness (not so, they are green when ripe –

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Best burgers ever, homemade hamburgers, homemade hamburger patties, cheesy burgers, backyard burgers, best hamburgers

Best Burgers Ever – hands-down, without-a-doubt, awesomeness

This post was originally written in the summer – when burgers are a staple – but that’s not to say you can’t whip up some of these super-juicy, cheesy, meaty, savoury best burgers whenever the mood strikes. Some of the best parts of summer (for me) are the smells…. chlorinated pools, fresh cut grass, barbecues smoking, coconut sunscreen, the crisp, clean air after a storm… I love all of them. Creating those smells requires a bit of work though, so

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