Popcorn Candy Crackle… with 3 ingredients!

AFFORDABLE SNACK TIME   I don’t know many people who don’t fancy popcorn or the smell that overwhelms the house when it’s popping in all it’s glory. Popcorn is a low-fat snack that is also low in calories when air-popped without all the creamy butter and a great way to satisfy when the crunch monster appears. Let’s face it though, plain popcorn is boring. For most of us our first memories of popcorn stems from the movie theatre or while watching a movie at home. Many of you might even remember Jiffy Pop. It’s almost a must-have for movie fans to buy a bag of movie theatre popcorn even though we know how expensive it can be. If you don’t go to the movies and opt to watch movies at home making popcorn is a cheap snack that won’t break the bank. My kids are huge fans of popcorn especially buttered microwave popcorn. If you don’t like the convenience of putting popcorn bags in the microwave you can still do it the old-fashioned way in a pot or the safer Jiffy pop way. I think for most households the popcorn bag is the easiest way to go for home popcorn […]

Christmas Mincemeat Filling Part 1….Inside the Pie

HOLIDAY FLAVOURS IN ONE JAR   If you are looking for an authentic mincemeat pie recipe I have that for you but we must start with the mincemeat filling which takes weeks to cure and what I will show you how to prepare today. Well it’s the second week of November and I am now prepping for Christmas before all the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping gets under way in our house. I love Christmas and miss spending it with our families in Scotland since we’ve moved to Canada. We still Skype on Christmas day but it’s not the same although we cherish every moment that we can during the holiday season just because there isn’t a day we don’t think about our loved one’s back home. Christmas is still a big celebration in our house though, and it’s time spent with good food and friends that are more like family. Over the next couple of weeks I will be bringing you some family favorite holiday recipes that I always make at Christmas. If you missed Mr.CBB’s Holiday recipes from last year such as his no-bake peanut butter balls, snow balls and festive coconut balls and you want to […]

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