Irresistible candied nuts (use whatever nuts you want!)

Candied nuts

Looking for a sweet treat to nibble away on?  Or perhaps give as gifts to friends and neighbours?  These delicious candied nuts take 6 ingredients and less than an hour to whip up. Valentine’s tomorrow, and Super Bowl was yesterday – so I’m sneaking in with a quick Valentine’s Day treat you can make right […]

Shakeology protein balls

Shakeology protein balls

Since I’m not a food blogger, I’m not going to ramble on and on and make you scroll endlessly to get the recipe for these scrumptious chocolate Shakeology protein balls. I will add one more line here to say they are absolutely DELICIOUS and you really need to try them if you are any kind […]

Aunty Edie’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

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 […]

The best sausage rolls in the history of the universe

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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 […]

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 […]

Lightly Sweet Southern Sweet Tea

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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 […]

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

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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 […]