Lemon Berry Cheesecake Bars

by Saturday, May 9, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Happy Mothers Day! When I think about Mothers Day brunch I immediately think of Spring and lemon and berries. I put together this fresh, creamy and perfectly sweet cheesecake dessert. Easy and a total crowd pleaser - the perfect addition to any brunch! Enjoy! much love! j Print Lemon Berry ...

Easy Jalapeno Popper Dip

by Tuesday, April 28, 2015 0 Permalink 1

I first concocted this recipe about 2 years ago for a big gathering and lets just say the feedback was positive. So when I can include this in a party menu, I do. I love jalapeno poppers but I can’t really be bothered to stuff them and bread them - I ...

ANZAC Biscuits

by Friday, April 24, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Tomorrow for us, today for New Zealand (and Australia) marks a very special day in history - the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC campaign in Gallipoli during World War I. ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps and over the years, ANZAC day has become a wider day ...

Easter at Our House

by Wednesday, April 15, 2015 0 Permalink 0

My Easter morning began with the alarm going off at 5am. I stumbled out into the kitchen half asleep and got the coffee brewing because I can’t do anything at that time of day without being highly caffeinated. I had determined that I would make a Pavlova for our Easter dinner ...

Easter Inspiration

by Saturday, April 4, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Easter is practically here and if you are anything like me you are beginning to wonder (or plan/stress) about what to do for your Easter Celebration - there are Easter baskets to stuff, eggs to dye and food to make! For me, Easter Sunday is a busy day (there are three ...

Beer Braised Brisket

by Monday, March 30, 2015 0 Permalink 0

So, this was the star of my Super Bowl party and when I say star I mean the absolute highlight of the menu. I needed something easy, versatile and big enough to feed a crowd. The key to this thing breaking apart when you slice it is low and slow. ...

Berry Thumbprint Cookies

by Monday, February 9, 2015 0 Permalink 0

I had some extra homemade jam and decided that I needed to put it to use hence the birth of these buttery bites of amazingness. I love these little sweet, jammy cookies and I can't believe it took me so long to finally try making them! The buttery base cookie dough ...