Posts tagged ‘baking’

February 13, 2014

hearts

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images via pinterest

 

 

let’s kickstart the heart

happy valentines day

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October 7, 2012

candy

super sweet blogging award

Now I”m Home has been nominated for the Super Sweet Blogging Award!

I’m on a sugar high!

A big thank you goes to  Veronica of Agujas for  the nomination.

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in accordance with the rules, I will answer these five questions:

1. cookies or cake? Cake, cake, cake – my favorite- the lamington

2. chocolate or vanilla?  no contest- chocolate all the way

3. favourite sweet treat?  licorice – I’m a self confessed candy addict

4. when do you crave sweet things the most?  around 4 in the afternoon when the sugar low hits

5. if you had a sweet nickname what would it be? Blondie!

now to pass along the sweetness

I’m delighted to nominate 12 sweet blogs for this award

Las Teje y Maneje

A Sweeter Thing

the green dragonfly

Kiotta‘s Cottage

Sweet Mabel

That Sawyer Girl

limemilkshake

people webs

O Meu Mundo A Cores

Bunny Mummy

pontinhos meus

Fiber Art Chic

 

December 20, 2011

not to plan

Today I decided to try a new recipe – Lemon Slice.

I love any dessert with lemons.  The recipe looked delicious.

Unfortunately things didn’t go as I had planned.

I am still getting used to the oven in my new house and I had a small problem.

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I completely over cooked the lemon filling!

Not a total disaster, they are still edible.

But they are not the soft, tangy, lemon deliciousness that I had imagined.

Oh well – that’s life I guess.

I will give this recipe another try one day soon.

In the meantime if you would like to have a go, then you can find the recipe here

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December 6, 2011

in the kitchen

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I love chocolate and yes I know I’m not alone here – lot’s of us love  it.

There’s only one problem and that is – if I want chocolate – I want it now!

So when I make a chocolate cake it needs to be quick.

If you want a fast, simple  recipe then this is the one for you.

Oh and did I mention that it’s super tasty too.

Get your chocolate fix here

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November 6, 2011

this week

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Baker’s Royale

 Yummy baked goodies are what you’ll find if you check out Naomi’s blog – Baker’s Royale.

Her wonderful recipes are always matched with amazing photographs.

Check out these pics for Meringue Kiss Cookies and Appletini Cupcakes

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I can’t wait to make Fran’s Dark Espresso Chocolate Cake

  Anything with the combination of  chocolate, coffee and alcohol has to be good.

 My hips are getting bigger just thinking about it!

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October 24, 2011

in the kitchen

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This morning I made some Anzac biscuits.  This is a good Aussie (Australian) recipe…….oaty, syrupy and crunchy ( is oaty a word)!   I bake them often as they are a favorite in our house.  They are also super easy to make,  so I thought I would share the recipe with you.

Wondering where the name came from……………….?

Get ready for a short history lesson!

Anzac stands for Australian and New Zealand  Army Corps and refers to the soldiers who fought in World War I and II . There are some varying opinions as to why the biscuits were given this name; one is that they we sent to the soldiers during the war; another is that they were sold as fund-raisers after the war for returned soldiers.

I’m not sure about the reason for their name, however, I am sure that they are delicious!

If you would like to make some, then here’s the recipe.

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