Easy Red Pepper Jelly


I make red pepper jelly every year to use as an easy and quick appetizer.  This recipe is very easy to make even for beginners to the kitchen.  This recipe makes twelve 500 ml jars of jelly or twenty-four 250 … Continue reading

Strawberry Gelato

Strawberry Gelato 

We make homemade ice creams and gelato’s quite often.  With the addition of a Cuisinart Gelato/Ice Cream maker we are making it slightly more than the maker that used ice and salt to freeze.  The texture can be slightly off store-bought … Continue reading

Roasted Strawberries with Chocolate Balsamic Glaze


Strawberries bring a flash of memories for me, sweet, warm summers of my youth and the early days of raising my children.  Some of my favourite memories are taking long walks with my mom and picking wild strawberries that were … Continue reading

Lobster Risotto

Lobster Risotto

Risotto is one of my favorite side dishes to prepare.  It’s not a dish I grew up eating.  My first time trying it was in my late 20’s on a business dinner with my husband.  Everything about that trip was … Continue reading

How To Drill A 2-1/8″ Door Knob Hole Over A 1-1/2″ Existing Hole In Order To Install A New Dead Bolt

How To Drill A 2-1/8" Door Knob Hole Over A 1-1/2" Existing Hole In Order To Install A New Dead Bolt

The door lever on the garage entrance had broken on a Saturday morning and the project was added to the to do list.  As this particular Saturday was sunny and hot, it was an ‘enjoy the weather’ kind of day. … Continue reading