Cool Cucumber Salad

Happy Summer! Today I have a cool cucumber salad for your summer get togethers, picnics or for a little everyday variety. To me, summer means different foods than when hibernating for the winter. During winter, I eat more beef, bread, heavier foods. Goodness knows I have no fear of wasting away, but such is the […]

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Peach Vanilla Cheesecake Trifle

You’ve heard the expressions “Sweet as a peach” and “Everything’s Peachy” right? Where I am from, peaches are equated with summer, sunlight and backyard barbecues boasting peach bellini’s, peach pie and peach flavoured iced tea. Last week, some friends gave us a flat of peaches, perfectly ripe. If left uneaten, they would only last a […]

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Dad’s Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are one of my old standards and that’s because they are probably my most baked¬†cookie. Chewy, with that coconut flavour, they are a family favourite. I have bought the Christie variety and those taste alright especially dunked in a glass of milk but you simply cannot beat them from scratch. There’s really no […]

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