Category Archives: Miscellaneous goodies

Grilled Garlic Bread

I personally believe it should be a rule – maybe even a law – that every pasta meal should include garlic bread. I adore it, as does my family. Recent oven troubles led me to try making it on the … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Applesauce

I grew up eating pink-hued applesauce and admit I was perplexed the first time I saw beige applesauce in a jar. I quickly learned that my mother always made it the ‘old-fashioned’ way, using unpeeled apples. The rosy colour seeps … Continue reading

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Candied Walnuts

These crunchy beauties are very easy to make and are extremely versatile. I use them as a garnish for vegetable dishes and also like to sprinkle them on desserts such as maple mousse. The hard sugar coating yields to the sweet … Continue reading

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Candied bacon

I am overly fond of bacon, so when I tasted candied bacon for the first time, I got pretty excited. Yet another use for one of my favourite foods! Candied bacon, with its dark, glossy sheen, makes a wonderful addition … Continue reading

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Wafflelatkes

I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t adore latkes. Crisp and fragrant, these delightful little potato pancakes are as versatile as they are tasty. My only complaint about latkes is that when I make them, the hot oil … Continue reading

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Holiday treats from the kitchen – Part 2

As with all homemade items, the few extra minutes you take to prettily package up your gifts from the kitchen will be well worth it. Your treats will look a little more eye-catching and the recipients will surely appreciate the … Continue reading

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Holiday treats from the kitchen – Part 1

Handmade, consumable gifts are a thoughtful way to extend holiday greetings without breaking the bank. Edible treats are ideal accompaniments to purchased gift cards, or you can wrap up a few items along with candles and napkins in a gift … Continue reading

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