Sweet Red Pepper Soup – Josh’s Favourite

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This year I asked Josh what he’d like for his birthday dinner.  He said he didn’t care as long as I made Sweet Red Pepper soup.

Several years ago the kids and I started doing a Christmas Eve dinner with various friends who for whatever reason either had nothing better to do or didn’t want to see their own families, or couldn’t or whatever.  Long story short, Christmas Eve generally ends up with us and close friends drinking wine and playing Win, Lose or Draw and Cards Against Humanity (a newer tradition…) after having a lovely meal. Continue reading

Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn - Beth Warren the Baker

I primarily do this at Christmas time, but really you can make it whenever.  Usually I make it to give to people that I want to give something to, but we’re not specifically exchanging gifts.  Most of the time I make a big batch and then split it into cello bags tied with ribbon to give to  my favourite servers at the pub and other characters that I just want to be nice to… Continue reading