Sweet Potato Crisps

4 October 2010

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled
4 tbsp vegetable oil

Preheat oven to 400

Chocolaty Breadsticks

1 October 2010


Halloween Party Toffee Apples

1 October 2010

Serves 6

6 sweet apples
8 oz white sugar
4 oz water
1 oz butter
2 tbsp maple syrup
4 tbsp mixed nuts, finely chopped
6 wooden skewers

Place the sugar and the water in a pan over low heat and heat until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the butter and maple syrup and bring to a boil. Boil until the mixture becomes syrupy and thick. Remove the pan from the heat and add the nuts. Mix gently. Pierce the apples halfway through with the wooden skewers at the stalk end. Dip each apple carefully into the toffee until well coated. Place onto a lined baking tray until the toffee has hardened.


Five Home-Made Jam and Chutney Recipes

28 September 2010

Granted, jam and chutney making are NOT quick cooking methods!

However, making jams and chutney at home is a rewarding process. Jams and chutneys can be made then canned or frozen for future use, yielding you a long shelf-life of use. You can use almost any ingredients that tickle your taste buds to create some yummy recipes.

Here are a few recipes from the web to start you off. Save them for a long weekend, when you have extra time on your hands.

Strawberry Jam

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Halloween Popcorn Party Mix

24 September 2010

10 cups popped popcorn
1 cup raisins
14 oz salted peanuts
16 oz plain M & M