Blueberry and Cointreau Cream Brunch Stack Cake – IKEA recipe hack

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Stack cakes – yum. Oft made with fresh crepes or grandma’s secret pancake recipe. Today I present my quick version featuring pannkakor (swedish pancakes) from IKEA with home-canned organic free range blueberry filing and cointreau whipped cream. Fruit and cream stack cakes are great for a special brunch or dessert at anytime of day (remember life […]

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Plum Dandy Fruit Leather

Fruit leather (or “fruit roll-ups”) make a great snack for full-size and tiny humans. Inspired by an abundance of frozen plums from backyard, impending bumper crop and recent success with a strawberry fruit leather, I created a batch of plum fruit leather with honey and plums. I know exactly what did and did not go […]

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Peanut Butter and Honey Spread

A life hack – So, I was eating one of those S.bucks protein snack packs the other day (hey, for me, it’s like supporting a local business) pondering how the peanut butter is the best part, when it hit me…… uh, I could make this and keep in my desk at work. Well…. Prepare to […]

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B-Limey! The Cupboard is Bare ….

This is a re-blog of post from Spring 2013. I was reminded of it this recently when having my mother-in-law try out powdered lime packets. She was lamenting about the prices of fresh limes – ooh, Mac qua , I say. (mahk qwa, too expensive) This is one of the key phrases I toss around, guaranteed giggle and sure fire way to win […]

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Yikes! The Cupboard is bare……

A compilation post of some kitchen hacks for things that I all too often Google search of “substitute for [fill in the blank]”. You know you’ve done it and if you haven’t, you must not be cooking or live in a grocery store. Data sources: A great reference I keep tucked away in one of […]

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