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December 2017

Travel

Kauai, Hawaii

For our Honeymoon, we went to Hawaii and Canada. I had been to Kauai before with my family, and remember it being so magical that I had to take Andi. This is what we did… Ate poke Went on a helicopter tour   Went…

December 31, 2017
Travel

Bath & Cotswolds, England

Bath is about 1.5 to 2 hours outside of London by train. It is set in the rolling countryside of southwest England, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture. It makes for a nice day trip, but we also wanted to do some…

December 31, 2017
Travel

Cambridge, England

Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in eastern England, about two hours outside of London by train. The most famous college is probably King’s college, but Trinity and St. John’s are also quite impressive. It’s small enough for a fab day trip!…

December 31, 2017
Travel

Oxford, England

We took a wee day trip to Oxford. It’s about 1.5-2 hours outside of London by train. The university was established in the 12th century and there are 38 colleges within the university. Here are some things you can do in Oxford! Take a…

December 31, 2017
Recipes

Creamy Garlic Sauce

Minimalist Baker has a lot of my favourite recipes. I recently tried this white creamy sauce and I do declare it’s amazing. The original recipe was with sweet potato noodles. I wasn’t a huge fan, but I use it with other things like pasta,…

December 30, 2017
Travel

Canterbury, England

Back in 2016 we took a quick trip to Canterbury because London isn’t the most pretty in January. Canterbury is a cathedral city in southeast England. It is surrounded by ancient walls and has a centre with cobbled streets, small shops, and the famous…

December 30, 2017
Recipes

Paprika & Bell Pepper Cous Cous

A delicious salad indeed. This one is from Giada on Food Network. I use more like 1-2 tbs of oil, and add beets! Ingredients Dressing: 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon kosher salt…

December 30, 2017
Recipes

Pipián Sauce

TACOS by Alex Stupak and Jordan Rothmans has amazing salsa and Mexican recipes. I’m probs not allowed to post the recipe from the book, so I’ll just write down the ingredients. Ingredients: plum tomato arbol chiles Mexican oregano allspice berries whole cloves cumin seeds…

December 17, 2017
Recipes

Roasted Salsa Verde

Ingredients: 10 oz Tomatillos (I used the canned kind) 2 garlic cloves (skin on) 1 white onion roughly chopped 4 serrano chiles salt 1 tsp honey a giant bunch of cilantro (sorry not specific 😉 )   Method: Roast the garlic, onion, and chiles…

December 17, 2017
Recipes

Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole

This is yummy on it’s own but can also be a filling in a taco! Yay! Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes cut into cubes 2 bell peppers, sliced 1 onion, sliced 3 garlic cloves minced Salt & pepper 2 ears corn (or just canned corn)…

December 17, 2017