Category: Naughty Treats

Mixed Nut Biscotti – A Hard Italian Cookie

Mixed Nuts

I used to partake in a Christmas Cookie Swap.  Most of the cookies were quite nice, but the very best of them all was Steve’s Biscotti.  He inspired my foray into biscotti experimentation.  This type of cookie is traditionally twice…

Tender English Scones that Fortify

Waldorf Tea

English Scones My most joyful scone-eating experience was not at the Waldorf in London, although I have eaten them there. Scones, to me, taste best served up in foil at a fire’s edge in a Kootenay winter. There, I often…

Friendship Biscuits

Friends Logo

Friendship Biscuits One of my dearest friends goes bonkers for these. There’s nothing quite as sweet as seeing her delightful face when she tucks into one.  My friend is from the South.  She’s a petit big-haired blonde who I can safely tuck…

Not-So-Naughty Nuked Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Body Mask

Not-So-Naughty Nuked CHOCOLATE BANANA BROWNIES 1/4 cup white flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tbsp. white sugar 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 2 eggs 3 Tbsp. Olive Oil Mix the dry ingredients together. Beat the wet separately.…

A Classic English Gingerbread Cake

A Classic English Gingerbread Cake

English Mum’s Gingerbread Cake A wedge of warm Gingerbread is ALL about comfort. It’s like getting a hug on the inside. I guarantee it will revive even the snarliest sort of fellow. ½ cup Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature ½…

Basil’s Cream Puffs

Decadent Cream Puffs with Chocolate

Basil’s Cream Puffs One of my earliest culinary feats besides Kraft macaroni and cheese with cut up chunks of hotdogs in it, was cream puffs. Quite the leap, I know. The reason was simple. We had A LOT of cream.…

Booty-lish Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Booty Lish

Booty-lish Chocolate Banana Smoothie 1 cup Soy Milk or Light Almond Milk 1 cup Water 1 cup Crushed Ice 1 Banana 2 Tbsp. Soy Protein Powder 2 Tbsp. Unsweetened Dark or Milk Cocoa Powder This super simple yet creamy concoction…