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Peanut Butter Ice-cream Cookies

August 17, 2015


There is nothing quite like home-made ice-cream cookies. Of course you can buy frozen ice cream cookies and bars, but inevitably the cookie is all soft and mushy, instead of crisp and crumbly like the home-made ones.  These simple peanut cookies are perfect for ice-cream sandwiches. Continue Reading…


Peanut Butter Toffee Popcorn Poppers

October 5, 2012

Popcorn is such a great snack, but sometimes I almost forget about. It’s so simple and takes just a few minutes to make, plus you get that lovely popcorn aroma in your kitchen. Popcorn is a great carrier of flavour, and with a few ingredients you can transform it into something wonderful. Whether it is sweet or savoury, there are so many ways to enhance and flavour popcorn. I love toffee popcorn. As soon as I get that buttery caramel smell from the pan it always brings me right back to when I was a kid. I’ve made this recipe a little more indulgent by adding peanut butter and chocolate. Continue Reading…


Breakfast for Dessert…Part 2

October 11, 2011

Thanks so much for all your lovely comments and great guesses. Today I’ll reveal how I made that golden sausage, that gooey egg, sunny side up and that pesky streaky bacon. The egg and sausage were fine, but that streaky bacon had me stumped. I was almost going to leave it out altogether. When I finally came up with the brandy snap bacon, I knew I had it. Though not an absolute likeness (due to the holes!) it looked realistic enough for me, the texture was good and the taste was great. 

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I hate throwing stuff out!

February 1, 2011


It was a Friday evening after work. It had been a long day and I was tired and cranky. I had come home to find lots of stuff in the fridge well past it’s sell by date. I hate throwing stuff out. I feel like I have let myself down and not followed up on all my foody plans.  In the fruit bowl, there was a gaggle of bananas just about ready to walk themselves out the door. It became my mission to save them from leading a fruitless life. Continue Reading…