Guinness Double Chocolate Malted Milkshake with Bailey’s Whipped Cream

Please allow me to introduce you to my new favourite milkshake: the Guinness Double Chocolate Malted Milkshake. “Wait!” you say, “Guinness? Like the beer? Beer milkshake?” Don’t even run away screaming. And please, even if you’re not a beer lover, stick with me for a minute. This is a more natural pairing than you might [Read On]

Eggnog Chai Latte {+eggnog coffee latte recipe} | Make Ahead Mondays

  Update: I’ve received many emails this morning asking where I got the mug. I aim to please, so here ya go! It’s part of the Spring MugTails collection from Korin. Every so often I drink a cup of coffee because somewhere deep down inside I feel like I SHOULD like coffee and it’s a [Read On]

Apple Pie and Apple Pie A La Mode ‘Moonshine’ + GIVEAWAY

Warning: This post contains spoilers from Season 1 of Justified. If you haven’t seen that season yet, get on it. Then come on back here. I think it’s fair to say between Timothy Olyphant’s swagger and the non-stop action and one-liners on that show, I was pretty well hooked from the first episode I saw. [Read On]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Milkshake

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Kraft Foods. All opinions, recipes and photos are, as always, my own. Thanksgiving is drawing near so fast my head is almost spinning. I eagerly await it all year long and to think we’re this close? It is far and away my favourite feast of the year. Food, [Read On]

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte {real pumpkin}

Four out of five of my kids are sick. Snuffling, sneezing, sore throat, goobery, gloppy, walking-petri-dish, tissue-dropping sick. This comes at the end of a week that was so busy that I didn’t know whether I was coming or going two-thirds of the time. There are five kids in this house, friends, you can imagine [Read On]

Homemade Ovaltine | Malted Milk Powder (Chocolate and Plain)

One of my little sisters (she of Mapo Dofu fame) is pregnant for the first time. She has been obsessed -and when I say obsessed, I mean O.B.s.e.s.s.e.d. (get the pregnancy joke?)- with chocolate malts. Chocolate malted shakes, particularly, but chocolate malted anything pretty much. She texted me that she was making a chocolate malt [Read On]

Watermelon Lime Sorbet, Frozen Watermelon Margaritas and a Mocktail

I love Independence Day. Maybe it has something to do with my ever so slight problem with authority. (I can hear my dad and mom laughing from here.) Maybe it’s because the hair stands up on my arms and a chill runs down my spine every time I hear a snare drum and a patriotic [Read On]

Pure Sweet and Puckery Lime Sorbet and Summer Shandy Beer Floats

It’s a not so tightly held secret that I adore ice cream. In fact, I eat it almost every day of the week. Two of the last five years I’ve given ice cream up for Lent and I do believe my children would tell you they hope I never make that sacrifice again. I’m going [Read On]