Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Pinwheel Appetizers

Pinwheel Appetizers

Last week I was going to a girls get together with some family and friends. I wanted to take some of the burdens off the host and offered to bring along an appetizer. (Although, that being said...there ended up being enough food on the buffet table to feed a small army for a week...lol, so I don't think I was much help!) A couple of Christmases ago, I made some Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Pinwheel Appetizers...but apparently, we were all quite hungry that evening.  As it turned out, they … [Read more...]

How to Sterilize Jars in the Oven

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I love the fall, it is possibly my favourite seasons.  The hustle and bustle of summer travel, day trips, guests and non-stop entertaining has settled down.  After a carefree summer, we are now getting back into a routine and starting to prepare for the coming winter.  Like the autumn of the year, life seems to be slowing down. For many, part of the winter preparation including preserving the fruits of our labour. In my case, it would be the fruits of someone else's labour, that I was given … [Read more...]

Beef in Beer ~ Delicious! {with Recipe Link}

Beef in Beer

I have made this recipe, Beef in Beer, on several occasions and have absolutely LOVED it each time.  It is from Laura Calder's book, French Taste, Elegant Everyday Eating.  The aroma in the kitchen as this is cooking is amazing, your mouth will be watering the entire time, the taste, unbelievably good and the beef just falls apart it is so tender! … [Read more...]