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Category: Entertaining

Green Zebra Kitchen ~ Don’t stress this Holiday season with out of town guests

It’s as simple as that.  Do you have family that are vegan or vegetarian?  Are you wondering what the heck are you going to make? What special ingredients do you need to invest in for that one time they are coming over?  Well, I had a similar situation arise when my sister and her husband visited from Arizona.  Now, it’s not…

An Unconventional Cocktail to try this Christmas: The Jolly

Have you heard of or tried Hounds Vodka?  Well, let me tell you.  This is one smooth and delicious vodka and as a Ukrainian/Canadian, I take my vodki seriously 😉 Hounds vodka is special and unique in its own way.  It’s mineral infused vodka and I like to take it a step further and enhance my cocktails with even more minerals…

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…