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Category: Entertaining

Guinness Maple & Ginger Pudding

What a delicious twist on traditional bread pudding. I devoured this within a few bites at my recent media event with Guinness Canada and celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna.  I hope you’ll give this a try this Christmas season. Let me know what you think.   This butter cream sauce is delicious and adds a rich, warm decadence to the Guinness Maple & Ginger Pudding. 4.5…

GUINNESS PRAWN TEMPURA with Chili Aioli & Rosemary Sea Salt

Welcome guests with this delicious shrimp appetizer by Clodagh McKenna.  As promised here is what I had the other night from the Guinness Canada event.  It was so good and if you make it please let me know.  As well, get the Guinness Gravy and Roasted Turkey with Pancetta recipe {here} and check out the fun night I had.   5 from 5 votes Print Guinness Prawn…

Celebrating the holidays with Guinness Canada: Roast Pancetta Wrapped Turkey with Guinness and Chestnut Stuffing

Last night I had a fabulous time hanging out with celebrity chef, Clodagh McKenna and Guinness Canada.  Clodagh shared some of her fabulous recipes and if you’re looking for something a little different and delicious in flavour, keep reading. First things first have a look at my fun night!  Like Clodagh, my kids are raised in a pub environment.  My husband runs a…

Toy Feature 2: Squawk- The egg-splosive game

” One egg? One rubber chicken? One exploding hen house? What is this game? It’s giggling fun for kids age four and up! Roll the dice and then press on the chicken’s chest the number of times shown on the dice, and you’ll hear a funny “SQUAWK!” If she doesn’t lay an egg, then it’s the next player’s turn. But if the hen house…

How To Throw The Best Birthday Party For Your Kid At Each Age

If you’re wondering what your kids will actually like and appreciate when you throw them their next birthday party then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s what you need to know. 1-2 years This is the small, delicious window of time that you get to choose what your kid does for their birthday. They’re still too young to care all that much about…

Tangled in Blue Gin Smash

I love entertaining.  Do you host more or tend to go out more?  With the Holidays quickly approaching you might be inclined to try a signature cocktail to welcome guests as they nibble on appetizers.   Have you ever thought to use wild blueberry juice to give your cocktail a “je ne c’est quoi?” for a fresh taste of wild…

Decadent French style lasagna #DimancheSoir

Need I say more? This is such a delicious classic and if you know me, I love all things French when it comes to cooking and baking for my family. This meal is so simple.  Make or buy fresh lasagna noodles, get good quality ground beef and my secret weapon is the newly discovered Stefano Faita Tomato & Basil at Sobeys(not sponsored).   It is…