Party Food

Sep 072015
Finnish Blueberry Pie

  Quite possibly the easiest pie on the planet (and one of the yummiest). Our Au Pair is from Finland, where blueberries grow wild and plentiful and are used in everything from cakes to pies to sweet rolls. This pie is a national classic and I was fortunate enough to be given her Mothers’ recipe [Continue reading…]

May 012015
Homemade Caramel Pods

I love Pods. Whichever genius at the MARS Corp came up with that is a star in my mind. Delectable, bite sized mouthfuls of caramel goodness. I figured as a good kids-in-the-kitchen activity we really needed to figure out how to make these at home (any excuse, really). I had thought they may also work really [Continue reading…]

Mar 112015
Marshmallow Nougat

Marshmallow Nougat.  Sounds weird, tastes fabulous! Up until last weekend I never knew you could melt marshmallows and now I do I’ve a zillion ideas I want to try.  This was just one.  I’m normally not a nougat fan as it’s always so hard and teeth-shattering, however using the marshmallow makes so so soft and [Continue reading…]

Dec 032014
Double Chocolate Burbon Wafer Cake

  I’ve been totally lacking in the sweets department lately and hadn’t done much cake baking at all (totally unlike me).  This naughty number was made for my FIL’s birthday and I was honestly so pleased with how it turned out.  Quite possibly the easiest cake I have ever made in my life.  It also [Continue reading…]

Oct 292014
Shortbread Stars

Cookies. That’s it, I need cookies! Sometimes you just get a hankering for something and today for me it’s cookies.  Having a search back in the HYB archives I found this yummy little number and am presently smelling the delightful aroma that only baking can bring. These Shortbread Stars are easy, yummy and fun for [Continue reading…]

Oct 212014
Worldly Wednesday Flashback - A Squirmy Wormy Halloween Treat!

By far and away, one of our all time most popular posts is this fantastic Squirmy Worm edible craft idea.  Since Halloween is right around the corner, it really is an easy and fun activity the kids can get right into!! Check it out today and make some Squirmy Worms yourself!!