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Category: Entertaining

A new twist on shrimp cocktail à la Ina Garten

Skip the frozen seafood aisle, instead make a quick and easy delicious roasted shrimp cocktail that adds a bit more oomph to your gathering or even a simple snack for yourself. I love entertaining and I love presenting my guests with delicious food that I take pride in shopping for and presenting when friends come over.  I love a good a cold shrimp cocktail like anyone else…

French Chocolate Meringues

Ooo, la, la!  What a treat. You should have seen my kids when I pulled these out of the oven.  I had fresh pastured eggs to use up, I thought it was time to make these beautiful chocolate swirls thanks to my go-to blogger for all things French, Manger.  Mimi Thorissons cookbooks are one of my favourites from my French cookbook collections.  A…

A delicious appetizer with Triscuit

I’ve been brewing up ideas on how to use the new collection of Triscuit crackers.  Over the holidays my kids devoured the Nutmeg and Cinnamon collection.  Soft warm cheese and a drizzle of honey, it’s a hit for the kids and a nice snack for after school.  However, below I’ve included a few other varieties.  If you’re stuck…

Celebrating the Holidays with Lindt Canada: Lindor GingerBread Thumbprint Cookies #LindtTheSeason

Nothing says the Holidays like chocolate from Lindt.  From their delicious varieties, classic designs and melt in your mouth truffles, there’s a reason why it’s #1 in our home!  Afterall, they have been making chocolate since 1879.  I think they’ve mastered the craft of making quality chocolate.  Below you’ll find so much inspiration for holiday gift giving.&nbsp…

Pomegranate Citrus Brunch Punch

‘Tis the season! My favourite time of year and Presidents Choice always knows how to deliver great food and holiday decor.  Last week I had the pleasure to attend a media event for #PCInsidersCollection and discover delicious food and holiday decor.  Have a  look at just some of my favourite holiday pieces for the tree and when entertaining and scroll to the bottom for all…

The Breville Smart Oven Air

What have I not cooked in the Breville SmartOven Air?  I have been blown away by all the amazing features.  I can slow cook(I made the most amazing beef bourguignon) in this toaster oven.  I get the most amazing crispy fries thanks to the AirFry feature.  I even pressure cooked ribs and then broiled them to perfection in the BrevilleSmartOven Air. I PROOFED…

Save money with the YP Grocery app!

After a hefty dentist bill for my son’s teeth, well the whole family needed cleanings and cavities filled so my husband told me that I need to watch spending as my son’s mouth cost us a small fortune.  I’m sure some of you have been in a similar situation.  With Thanksgiving this weekend I’ve been thinking how can I start…

Halloween Decor and Party Tips

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays as we celebrate the end of the harvest and welcome the darker half of the season, yes, shorter days, longer nights.  I also love hosting and going to a Halloween party.  Smokes machines, music, goolish snacks and drinks…Below you’ll find some of my favourite items for Halloween decoration when it comes to hosting. &nbsp…