40 Days of Cookies: Gilded Sesame Cookies

Good morning everyone, These are a unique, incredibly tasty and festive looking cookie that will not disappoint.  So tasty and delicious and silver! They are made with tahini and are so much better if you use homemade tahini sauce.  I'll post a recipe for my tahini sauce soon.  Seriously easy and you won't regret it! … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Gilded Sesame Cookies


40 Days of Cookies: Construction Rice Krispies Treats

Good morning everyone, If you've been reading this series, you will know that we've had a bit of a filming disaster happen.  By disaster I mean that my camera settings were changed, it's not clear whether any video was recorded for many of the cookies we've made this series and we are trying our best … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Construction Rice Krispies Treats

40 Days of Cookies: Homemade Marshmallow Fondant

Good evening everyone, I have a love hate relationship with fondant.  I love it for how easy it can be to decorate cupcakes, cakes and cookies and for creating decorations for cakes and gingerbread constructions.  I love that it is reasonably easy to colour as well. I hate how quickly it can dry out, how … Continue reading 40 Days of Cookies: Homemade Marshmallow Fondant

Black Bean Wraps

Good morning everyone, We had black bean nachos last night, so today, we're making wraps with the leftover spicy black beans, pico de gallo, and salsa verde.  Yummy!  Best leftovers ever! https://youtu.be/qo2p7LaZ4fQ Black Bean Wraps 4 whole wheat tortillas, large (or any flatbread you like) 1 cup black beans 1/2 cup pico de gallo 1/2 … Continue reading Black Bean Wraps

Pico de Gallo

Good morning everyone, It's brachytherapy week - intense radiation treatment to help my body get the cancer out and keep it out.  Needless to say, everything smells awful and despite the smell, food is tasteless to me.  So tonight, I wanted something easy and light to feed the family with some great flavours that they … Continue reading Pico de Gallo

Dark Rye Sourdough

Good morning, Last week we made sourdough starter, so this week we couldn't wait to make some delicious, fresh homemade bread with it.  Nothing fills your kitchen with the smells of comfort and home like bread baking... yummy. The bread appears light coloured, though we use a dark rye flour.  To make a dark bread … Continue reading Dark Rye Sourdough

Apple Hand Pies

Good morning, Here is the apple hand pie recipe that we've used this week to thank some awesome neighbours for helping us with some very heavy but badly needed work on our driveway.  We are truly blessed with terrific neighbours on both sides of us and I can't think of any better way to say … Continue reading Apple Hand Pies