Christmas is almost here. Ahh! I can”t believe it. Why does it seem to sneak up so fast? I”ve been putting off my Christmas “chores” thinking I”ve got tons of time and am just now realizing that I have to get it all done in less then a week. Overload! My procrastination has gotten the better(…)
I never thought I”d be one to make my own sausages, but I also never realized how easy they could be to make. Little did I know that you don”t need all the special packaging equipment to make a darn good sausage. All you need is your hands, a fork and some everyday ingredients. I(…)
I love working with chocolate. It”s a pretty hard project to mess up because no matter what goes wrong almost every mistake is salvageable (beyond burning it to a crisp) and you”re always able to find some way to get it in your belly. I”m sharing two of my favourite homemade chocolates on Simple Bites(…)
This cake has Christmas written all over it. I know there will be people rolling their eyes since it”s only the beginning of November, but I love Christmas, so I”m not afraid to start sharing early. To be totally honest I started listening to Christmas music at the end of September. Not every day, mind(…)
Well folks my kitchen is almost *almost* done. My hubby has been working hard to get everything done and has done an amazing job. It”s been less then two weeks and everything is nearly complete. There are only a couple of finishing touches that I want complete before I share the photos with you, so(…)
The January 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Lauren of Celiac Teen. Lauren chose Gluten-Free Graham Wafers and Nanaimo Bars as the challenge for the month. The sources she based her recipe on are 101 Cookbooks and www.nanaimo.ca
A Christmas interview and a simple recipe for Cranberry Almond Bark.
Traditional Cannoli become Cannoli Christmas Trees when layered with raspberry, white chocolate and pistachio ricotta fillings and spruced up with icing sugar snow and pomegranate lights.
My life feels a bit like a circus right now. Everything”s going a little crazy and I”m having a hard time keeping my attention in one place. I didn”t even have the time to attempt this months Daring Bakers Challenge, which was the French Macaron. It is something I will have to try and conquer soon(…)
It has been a dreary, rainy week. I have actually quite enjoyed it. It gave me the perfect excuse to drag out the Christmas music. Max spun around in circles and did his little hoppy dance, while I baked, with a little shimmy and shake once in a while to receive some giggles from my(…)