1 Homemade Peanut Brittle

Helen’s Famous Homemade Peanut Brittle

My mom, Helen McKinney, is famous for her homemade peanut brittle! Mom is 85 April 21, 2015. We are hosting an afternoon tea party on April 19 to celebrate this milestone that so few reach in life, and she is treating her guests with her famous homemade peanut brittle! Mom held a huge celebratory party…

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1 Ham and Sauerkraut Balls

Sauerkraut Ham Balls

Peggy shares her recipe for Sauerkraut Ham Balls Peggy wrote, “I first remember making these as a young bride in the early 70’s. Not sure where the recipe came from; my best guess would be from a magazine, possibly Sunset or a newspaper.  I don’t make them often because I hate the mess of deep…

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Easter Basket Cupcakes

Happy Easter 2015

A Time for New Beginnings Thank you for your patience, dear readers. It has been a joyous time with my new grandson and a difficult time with the loss of my sister. After this weekend of renewal with friends and family, I will be back in my kitchen and hopefully, on your reading schedules. I…

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Insulated Thermomix Picnic Bag

Thermomix TM31 Customer Incentive for April 2015

A free SECOND BOWL: Best Customer Incentive in 10 years for TM31 The TM5 is not yet launched in Canada, but read on… Above are all of the parts that come with the second Thermomix TM31 Bowl EXCEPT the spatula DOES NOT come with the bowl, and only one measuring cup is included, not two…

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1 Cafe du Monde New Orleans

Cafe du Monde: The Famous Beignet

And Cafe du Monde’s best kept secret! The old adage “Looks can be deceiving.” could not be more true than at Cafe du Monde. The world famous donut-like beignet from Cafe du Monde truly is second to none. Be prepared for an “only here” culinary experience that is unforgettable. The day we were to board…

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TM31 Bowl with all Parts

Thermomix TM31 Customer Incentive: March 2015

A free SECOND BOWL: Best Customer Incentive in 10 years for TM31 Above are all of the parts that come with the second Thermomix TM31 Bowl EXCEPT the spatula DOES NOT come with the bowl, and only one measuring cup is included, not two as in the photo, above. Again, this month, there is a…

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