Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint Cookies

View my step-by-step video                     Part of Kin Community’s Cookie Collaboration, my Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint cookies are just perfect for the holidays. The Pistachio is the perfect marriage with the rich jammy Blackcurrant center. This cookie is great year round, but the vibrant colors lend … Continue reading Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint Cookies

Turkey with all the trimmings Sausage Rolls

View my step-by-step video Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I always want to make sure I’m stocked up with holiday favorites. Sausage rolls are wonderful year round, but seem to make it up front and center over the holidays. This year I decided to ditch the traditional beef filling and go with … Continue reading Turkey with all the trimmings Sausage Rolls

Trader Joes Grocery Haul – Christmas & Festive Special

View my step-by-step video This is my maiden voyage to Trader Joes and I stocked up for the holidays. Tell me what your favorites are in the comments. As I sample the products, I will post my reviews under each picture! Trader Joe’s review: English Toffee with nuts – 5 stars out of 5 Delicious! … Continue reading Trader Joes Grocery Haul – Christmas & Festive Special

Black Forest Trifle

View my step-by-step video           This trifle is inspired by the ever popular Black Forest Cake. Layers of dark chocolate cake are studded with cherries & soaked in cherry syrup, layered with cherry jello and smothered in a rich cream and marscapone mixture. These layers are repeated twice are finished with … Continue reading Black Forest Trifle

How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

View my step-by-step video         A slice of Rum or Brandy infused fruitcake heralds the warmth of Christmas. If a bite of boozy doesn’t give you the warm and fuzzies, I don’t know what will! All over the world fuit cakes of different sizes and colours make their way over to the … Continue reading How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

Samosa Pinwheels

View my step-by-step video           These Samosa pinwheels have well, reinvented the wheel. Same great Samosa taste in a different format perfect to make ahead and great to serve at your holiday soiree, game night or as a snack. The holiday season is upon us and I’m looking for great freeze … Continue reading Samosa Pinwheels

Freeze ahead Meatballs

View my step-by-step video     Everyone loves meatballs. They can be simmered, sautéed and dunked in any combination. They can be stuffed in a bun or tossed with Spaghetti. Meatballs are super easy to make and really filling. In this recipe, we make a large batch of meatballs really quickly to stock up the … Continue reading Freeze ahead Meatballs

Rissois – Shrimp & Cheese Rissole

Watch my step-by-step video                     Rissois is a Portuguese deep fried favourite snack, traditionally stuffed with a shrimp and cheese filling although you can now get it with many other types of filling. Call me a traditionalist, but I love the combination of Shrimp & Cheese … Continue reading Rissois – Shrimp & Cheese Rissole

Fiesta Meatball Soup

View my step-by-step video             This recipe is sponsored by Campbell’s® but the views are entirely my own. This hearty soup is a kid pleaser. Meatballs are simmered in a blend of roasted Red peppers & Tomatoes with hints of Basil & Oregano. It’s studded with corn and mixed beans for … Continue reading Fiesta Meatball Soup