Category Archives: Cookery

Bucket List Bonanza – Vodka Gummy Bears

Item 54 on my Bucket List is to make Vodka Gummy Bears.  I’m not entirely sure if this one should count as completed, or as a fail, but here goes. I found a recipe on MixThatDrink.com that was fairly straightforward.  … Continue reading

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Caramel Success

One of the things I’ve always wanted to try was to make caramel.  In fact, it’s on my Bucket List.  And, inspired by my Bucket List Bonanza challenge this year, I finally got around to it. First I found myself … Continue reading

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52 Things in a Jar

An update on my Yearly Challenge to fit exactly 52 things in a jar. Thing 45 represents a lot of work I did to create stock for two Christmas fairs I’m doing this year.  I made a whole bunch of … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Baking – Week 20

Week 20 was bite-sized.  So I made these little cheese and bacon puff thingies.  They were a little bigger than bite-sized, but they were tasty, which is the important thing.

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52 Weeks of Baking – Week 17

So this week the theme was patterened, as in zebra cake, or marble or something.  I attempted to make a marbled cheesecake. Except that it didn’t come out very marbled. However!  Week 18 is creamcheese, so I’m going to swap … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Baking – Week 16

Week 16 was cookies 🙂  I’d just recently brought a book of 300 cookie recipes (how convenient!) and decided to use one of those.  I picked the pizza cookie. It’s basically a very large cookie with a lot of toppings … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Baking: Week 15

Week 15 was savory so I decided to make myself some more bread!  Loving my bread maker at the moment. Obviously I made a whole loaf, not just one slice.  But this was my breakfast 🙂 It was very tasty! … Continue reading

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