Archive of ‘How-to’ category

In Case of Emergency . . .

Here I sit . . . in my wonderful hotel room in desperate need of cake. Ummm – One problem . . . no oven!!! What do you do???? Cry? I may have for a new minutes . . . after a 14 hour flight with a 2 1/2 year old who some how managed […] Read more…

My favourite cookie pie crust

I think we can all agree that what makes a good pie a great pie is the crust, am I right? I have to tell you that my all time favourite pie crust is one made with crushed up cookies. Not just any cookies but one that holds some sweet childhood memories. Scalliwags. Do you […] Read more…

How To make your own Teriyaki Marinade

Don’t you hate it when you decide on making a certain meal only to find (once you have started the preparations of course) that you are missing a vital ingredient ?  A few months ago this happened to me, I had decided we were going to have teriyaki salmon and salad for dinner, YUM! Although a little […] Read more…

How-to make Macerated berries

Sweet, syrupy berries go with just about everything. You can use them as topping on ice cream, serve with cake, on pancakes, waffles, scones…..I could go on and on and on. Not only do they taste amazing but they also make just about anything look a little more fancy with minimal effort (just another bonus […] Read more…

How-to make your own buttermilk

This is something I stumbled across by accident yet have found to be so handy. I don’t know about you, in our house buttermilk is not something I usually have on hand. This can also referred to “sour milk”. Its so easy. All you need is 1 Tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice (I usually use […] Read more…

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