Sweet Apple Pie

Apple pie has been around in one form or another since the Middle Ages and was traditionally served in ‘coffins,’ rather than the pastry cases we are familiar with today. Coffins were stiff, empty and virtually inedible pastry cases that were made from flour, suet and boiling water. The main purpose of these cases was […]

Superman Cocktail

If your favorite watering hole is of the variety that shuns pretty drinks with layers of color, and you have probably never seen anyone order anything that didn’t come in a bottle, you should probably not order up a Superman. Unless of course you’re one of those people that enjoys hearing sighs of dismay coming […]

Soft four leaf clover cookies

There are cookies for just about every major holiday and special day you can think of. This is a really good thing for anyone who enjoys a good cookie! While Christmas cookies might get more attention, St. Patrick’s Day cookies are quite popular.  One fun design to make for St. Patrick’s Day is the four […]

Stuffed Jalapeno Pepper Recipe

This recipe is originally from my brother Steve, who is well known for making a feast out of very little. His culinary imagination is responsible for this dish, and it is one of his best. We love this dish, and for those who are sensitive to spicy food, please see the *Note section at the […]

Tasty Camping Desserts

Camping is a great, relatively inexpensive way to go on a family vacation.  There are many memorable things about camping trips and creating family traditions. One of the best things about camping is eating!  You get to make a mess because you are cooking outdoors and make things you can’t typically make in the house.  […]

Sweet Pancake Fillings

Sweet pancakes are one of the easiest desserts to make. Use different fillings to impress family and friends with your cooking skills. Bring the dish alive by serving hot with ice-cream, crème fraiche, thick Greek yoghurt or double cream and for that extra ‘yummy’ factor sprinkle with honey, syrup, mixed nuts, mixed spice, cinnamon or […]