Rumballs are a Christmas staple in my house. Easy to make, delectable, and always a hit for giving away as presents or at Christmas parties. The chocolate ones are actually a family recipe of a friend. Our friends had ladies in their family
I saw a post on Confessions of a Cookbook Queen‘s site and was instantly reminded of this my mother-in-law’s Caramel Marshmallows. This is an old school recipe and were put out every Christmas. They are probably my second favorite Christmas
Shortbread is one of the Hubby’s favorite Christmas cookies. Along with my rumballs, of course. You may be surprised by the amount of corn starch in the recipe. It’s not a mistake, it really uses a cup. What it does is make the
Tis the season for bountiful fruit and veg and that includes pears. Neither the husband or myself are huge “must have pears!” people, but when I was at the market, these pears were laying there. Perfect and unbruised, they were
The original recipe for this pie was a rhubarb cream pie of my mother-in-laws. Rhubarb or strawberry rhubarb were the only flavours she made. She thought I was totally thinking outside the box and it was crazy wild when I
This batch of lemon curd was intended to be filling madeleines, but I found that there wasn’t enough being injected into the cookie. As a filling for a cupcake or spread on a piece of toast, it would be stellar.
I came across this recipe for lemon posset through Facebook and by the pictures alone I knew I wanted to make it. The facts that it was made with three ingredients, looked like a lemony, silky, spoonful of heaven, and
It was years ago when I first heard of trifle. A bit of research ended up showing some disturbing jello and fruit concoction, I’m not sure where it came from, but I knew that it wasn’t the trifle I’d tried.
This is the second year I’ve made licorice caramels. Last year they were lightly salted and this year they ended up being vanilla-licorice. I originally found the recipe for salted licorice caramels in the Holiday Special Edition of Bon Appetit.