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#31 Senior Salon 2019

#31 Senior Salon 2019

#31 Senior Salon 2019 How do you juggle Blogging and Summertime?    Over the past two weeks, my husband's niece from South Africa visited us here in Canada.  Her first visit to us since we left South Africa more than 22 years ago!  We have seen her since we left...

Scones with Sour Milk

Scones with Sour Milk

Scones with Sour Milk In order to taste the best ever Scone, you will need to make these easy to prepare Scones with Sour Milk!  Yes, Sour Milk is the secret ingredient and do not knead the dough!  All you require to do would be gently patting the ingredients together...

#SeniSal Roundup: July 29-Aug 2, 2019

#SeniSal Roundup: July 29-Aug 2, 2019

  Did any of those doors open for you over the past week, or did you stare, procrastinate and missed the opportunity?    #SeniSal Roundup: July 29-Aug 2, 2019 Congratulations to our winners Top three winners...

Lemon Bundt Tea Cake

Lemon Bundt Tea Cake

Have you tasted a Lemon Bundt Tea Cake? Ingredients: 1½ cup self-raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder - (sift together twice) 3 large eggs 1 cup castor sugar Zest of 2 small lemons 2 lemons squeezed ½ cup cooking oil   [click_to_tweet tweet="Have you tasted a...

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Homemade Cashew, Date and Wine Balls

These Homemade Cashew, Date, and Wine Balls are so easy to make, no baking required.  On top of that, it's raw, vegan and gluten-free. Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted cashews ¼ cup Steel cut oat blend 8 Soft Tunisian dates 1½ tbsp Dutch Dark Cocoa 2 tbsp Sweet Shiraz (red...

Last Minute Christmas Delights

Last Minute Christmas Delights Compilation   A huge thank you to one and all for your participation and help with sharing your favorite Christmas Delights with us via The Recipe Hunter (Cook & Enjoy) ; Sharing, Inspiring, Promoting Bloggers and Blogaholics...

A Rich Savory Mushroom Cowgirl Quiche

A Rich Savory Mushroom Cowgirl Quiche, just what the Dr ordered for your next meal. Ingredients: 240g mushrooms, sliced. 2 leeks, finely sliced. A little margarine. 8 eggs. 1½ cups milk. 2 cups grated Gruyere cheese….just a fancy name for Swiss cheese. Salt and pepper...

Apple Bake with Sauce

Apple Bake with Sauce brings back fond memories of years gone by! Ingredients: 60 g butter 200 ml castor sugar 2 eggs 200 ml milk 375 ml cake flour 10 ml baking powder 4 apples (peeled and sliced)   Method: Preheat oven to 180C Cream butter and castor sugar and...

Window Pane Cookies

What a cute little chef and look at the lovely Window Pane Cookies she made! Ingredients: 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 cup soft butter 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 cups flour 1 3/4 cups cornflour 3 different colored crushed glass sweets like sparkles.   Method: Mix sifted...

Vanilla Apricot Jam Swiss Roll

Soft, sweet, and full of jam, this Vanilla Apricot Jam Swiss Roll is easy to roll and makes for a simple yet impressive dessert! Ingredients: 1 cup castor sugar 4 large eggs separated 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder pinch salt ¼ cup...

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