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21 Nov

Delicious Date Bites

I recommend having a box of Medjool dates in your pantry or refrigerator. They make a satisfying dessert with a cup of tea. They are sweet, chewy, and jam-packed with vitamins and minerals. Take time to read the package because they have an expiry date. The average Medjool date has 66 calories and more food value than you will f...  Continue Reading

12 Dec

Merry Cherry Chocolates - A Tradition

In the early 1960s, my mother visited a friend’s home and was served a decadent, homemade chocolate that left her in a state of euphoria! She was surprised to learn that, in her friend’s home, it was tradition for the man of the house to make these little treats each year. Soon my father and mother, having received the reci...  Continue Reading

24 Jun

I Like Popcorn for Breakfast

  Recent research indicates that plain popcorn provides the goodness of whole grains, including fiber and antioxidants. One cup of plain popcorn provides 30 calories. If you Google the vitamin and mineral content, you will be impressed. To benefit from popcorn, just pop your corn, with no added ingredients. Then, use your ima...  Continue Reading

27 Nov

Popcorn in Caramel Sauce

  This crisp delicious popcorn treat is created, in minutes, in a microwave oven. I use the eight-cup measuring-bowl to measure the popcorn. I cook the sauce in a large pyrex mixing bowl so I have room to stir the sauce over the popcorn. I try to have a jar of this on the sideboard at most family gatherings.   Ingredients: ...  Continue Reading

26 Nov

Fantastic Microwave Oven Peanut Brittle

  I am enthusiastic about microwave ovens, and 8-cup measuring bowls. This easy recipe for peanut brittle uses both, and, if you make it, I am sure it will become a festive favourite at your house. 1 cup of white sugar ½ cup of Roger's Golden Syrup Mix sugar and syrup, in an eight-cup glass measuring-bowl and cook for 3 ...  Continue Reading

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