Posts Tagged ‘snacks’

Fruit & Nut Chocolate Cheerios Clusters

October 24th, 2016

Need some treats in a hurry? This quick and easy recipe will have you ready for visitors in no time. Earlier this year General Mills sent me a few boxes of the cereals they’d relaunched with all-natural colours and flavours, and this was the very first recipe I tried. It turned out to be a […]

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Fizzy Champagne Truffles

January 15th, 2014

We’re only at the beginning of 2014, but so far it’s been a lovely year. And contrary to general expectation, things haven’t slowed down at all since the holidays. I’m friends with many January babies which means countless celebrations, and I’ve just begun a new position at work. As nature would have it, I mark […]

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Parmesan Truffle Popcorn

November 10th, 2013

Did you enjoy that Brown Butter Apple Cinnamon popcorn we posted a few days ago? It’s time for a savory variation. This one is a classic crowd pleaser – and we all need those in our repertoire. Parmesan Truffle Popcorn 1/4 cup butter 1 garlic clove, peeled 1/3 cup unpopped popcorn 1 tsp truffle oil […]

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Brown Butter Apple Cinnamon Popcorn

November 3rd, 2013

We’re now halfway through fall, and well on our way to winter. What’s that? Oh, I’m sorry – I didn’t mean to remind you. For some people, this is a time to dust off the old skis, snowboards and skates – and for others, it’s a time to stay indoors and curl up with a […]

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Cheesy Mashed Potato Fritters

December 25th, 2012

Happy Holidays, everyone! I hope you’ve all been enjoying the company of your loved ones and gorging yourselves on lots of good food. This should have been entitled, “Some Days Are Just Not Meant For Making Aioli, and Other Experiments”. But then I realized I have fallen into the SEO trap of making titles straightforward […]

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Spiced Candied Pecans

October 5th, 2011

The first time I encountered spiced candied pecans was at Crush Wine Bar on King St. W. They were so addictive, I had to try my hand at making them. These are easy and a definite crowd-pleaser – the only thing you’ll regret is not having made more! Spiced Candied Pecans 2 cups pecan halves […]

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Marbled Quail’s Eggs

August 6th, 2011

Childhood is a funny time of life. Some of the things you covet and adore when you’re young can seem so silly and simplistic when you grow up, just like the few pieces of tasteless cherry in a can of fruit cocktail. We were a family with four kids, and there never seemed to be […]

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