Baked Beans ~ Delicious and Economical {Recipe}

In our home we all love baked beans and every fall/winter I make a big batch at least 3 or 4 times.   Served with a delicious loaf of molasses brown bread and a couple slices of ham, with some pancakes on the side {my husbands favourite!} or as part of a big Sunday brunch or dinner you cannot beat baked beans for economy as well as taste. … [Read more...]

“52 Breads in 2013” – #7 Spiced Fruit Teacakes

Please join me in giving a warm Canadian welcome to "Life without Lemons".  Originally hailing from the UK and now living in Canada, we are very excited to announce that, Elyse with her fabulous "52  Breads in 2013" will be our weekly guest blogger.  If you are looking for some fabulous bread recipes, drop by each week and see what delicious bread Elyse has baked in her kitchen. … [Read more...]

Pancakes ~ Fluffy, Delicious and Easy to Make {Recipe}

This past week we celebrated Shrove Tuesday which is also known as Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras (which is French for Fat Tuesday). Shrove Tuesday gets its name from the custom for many Catholics of marking the day with feasting on pancakes (in ancient times it was a good way to use up eggs, milk and sugar) before the fasting season of Lent begins. For Tuesday's dinner we had a feast of delicious, fluffy pancakes and home-made baked beans, it was so good! … [Read more...]

“52 Breads in 2013” – #6 NAAN BREAD {Guest Blogger}

Please join me in giving a warm Canadian welcome to "Life without Lemons".  Originally hailing from the UK and now living in Canada, we are very excited to announce that, Elyse with her fabulous "52  Breads in 2013" will be our weekly guest blogger.  If you are looking for some fabulous bread recipes, drop by each week and see what delicious bread Elyse has baked in her kitchen.   … [Read more...]

“52 Breads in 2013” – #5 SWISS BUNS {Guest Blogger}

Please join me in giving a warm Canadian welcome to "Life without Lemons".  Originally hailing from the UK and now living in Canada, we are very excited to announce that, Elyse with her fabulous "52  Breads in 2013" will be our weekly guest blogger.  If you are looking for some fabulous bread recipes, drop by each week and see what delicious bread Elyse has baked in her kitchen. … [Read more...]

Wassail Punch {#ChristmasRecipes}

Just in time for holiday entertaining, here is another great recipe from the Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes book.  {Reprinted with permission} Excerpted from Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes: 1485 Favorites from the World's #1 Food & Entertaining Magazine By Taste of Home  {Photo courtesy of Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes} Wassail Punch Yield: about 3-½ quarts Prep/total time: 25 min. Cloves and cinnamon dress up a blend of fruit juices for special occasions. The spicy … [Read more...]

Beef Rib Roast {#Recipes}

~ Beef Rib Roast  ~ Just in time for holiday entertaining, here is a great recipe from the Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes book.  {Reprinted with permission} … [Read more...]

Vanilla Mocha Fudge

I have found myself in a bit of a Christmas baking rut; so last week I went through my recipes and cookbooks searching for inspiration...nothing!!  Then I remembered a little recipe booklet that was included in a holiday goody box I had recently received from Kellogg's and...BINGO!! … [Read more...]

Chocolate Yule Log {Recipe}

Chocolate Yule Log ~ Just in time for holiday entertaining, here is a great recipe from the Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes book.  {Reprinted with permission} Chocolate Yule Log Recipe photo by Taste of Home … [Read more...]

Homemade Eggnog {Recipes}

Just in time for holiday entertaining, here is a great recipe from the Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes book.  {Reprinted with permission}   {Photo courtesy of Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes} … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Macaroni Surprise {w/LINKY}

When my husband makes dinner, this is often his "go to" meal.  Over the years, the kids and I have lovingly dubbed it "Macaroni Surprise"!  {RECIPE} … [Read more...]

Cranberry Pistachio Bark {Recipe}

This recipe is from a former co-worker of mine.  I'll caution you to resist the urge to double the recipe, if you do, trust me, you'll eat it all!  We make it every Christmas and it is unbelievably good and super simple to make! Cranberry Pistachio Bark   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Co-worker Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients 1 pound good quality white chocolate (I use Belgian) 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup shelled … [Read more...]

Macaroni Surprise {Recipe}

When my husband makes dinner Macaroni Surprise is often his go-to meal.  He has worked with a couple of family recipes and created his "masterpiece".  It's so nice to walk in the door at dinner time and feel the love and smell the delicious aroma of this casserole baking!   Over the years, the kids and I have lovingly dubbed it "Macaroni Surprise". … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan

My husband is a Chicken Parmesan fanatic, it is his favourite meal and always his request when I ask him what he would like for his birthday dinner. A few years ago I was watching the Food Network and saw an episode where Tyler Florence made Chicken Parmesan, and that was it, I wanted to make it too!  I searched recipe books and online and by taking ideas from here and there, finally came up with what is now one of our family's favourite recipes. We make it several times a year and it just … [Read more...]