Cherry Pie Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips #icecreamsundays

Cherry Pie Ice Cream

Hi folks. Yah it's late. Whatever! Pfft! Moving on. What? You're still mad that it's late. Pfft! Hopefully this will make it up to you. … [Read more...]

Sweetums Pizza Sauce | #SlowCookerSaturdays

Slow Cooker Sweetums Pizza Sauce | Cravings of a Lunatic | #pizzasauce #pizza #sauce #slowcooker

This is a great way to make really good, full flavoured pizza sauce in your slow cooker. It's a fabulous sauce. Hi folks. Hope everyone is enjoying their *cough* Saturday. I love *cough* Saturdays. I mean don't you just love *cough* weekends. I find them so relaxing. Luckily I was all prepared and had this post ready for *cough* Saturday. I mean I am nothing if not *cough* organized. Okay, okay so it isn't officially Saturday. But I'll make it up for it with this yummy sauce. I hope … [Read more...]

Fun with Jars Friday- Weevilgeddon Edition


Okay folks, so this edition is getting to you very late. It's okay though as I have a really valid and horrendously gross excuse. I was attacked, I was blind-slided, I was weevils! Yup, I know right. Every cook/bakers worst nightmare. I had no idea what these little hooligans were. … [Read more...]

Lunatic Loves These Links


Hi folks. Okay so strap yourself in, buckle those seat belts and all hands inside the ride at all times. I have some posts I am behind on so you're going to get 5 over the course of the weekend. But I need to catch up so I can move forward with Christmas posts soon. Yup, you heard it. Christmas is coming up. Did you not notice. Alrighty roo folks, so again. Do not try to lift the bar before the ride is over. … [Read more...]

Nut Roast- Guesting at Flex Your Food Today!

Nut Roast

Hi folks! Well I have a special treat for you today. I am so excited to be guest posting over at Flex Your Food. Their motto is "protect the environment, be healthier. save money. eat less meat." It's a site for people who are living a flexitarian lifestyle. Their site describes flexitarian as a semi-vegetarian diet focusing on vegetarian food with occasional meat consumption. … [Read more...]

Steak Fajitas- Lunatic Style

Steak Fajitas

Hi folks. Hope everyone is doing well on this fine...oh who am I kidding...this "not fine freaking freeze your tush off" day. It's cold here today. I do not want to go outside, I do not want to go to the barn and freeze my toocus (I have no idea how to spell that) off. I will however go anyway and I will quite likely moan and b%$@* about it for hours later. So avoid on me on twitter later. Just warning ya now! … [Read more...]

Blog swapping with Deelicious Sweets! Check out her amazing Apple Cranberry Quick Bread!


Hi folks. Well I have a special treat for you today. I have an incredible guest post event going on today. I have none other than Dee from Deelicious Sweets here today. And for an added bonus I'll be guesting over at her blog. So we're blog swapping today. How cool is that?? I know right, this is going to be so much fun. … [Read more...]

Banana Sticky Buns


    Hi folks. As promised I have this little treat for you. These are so amazing. Time consuming but oh so worth it. I've never made sticky buns before. I've made cinnamon rolls and I've made croissants but never these. To tell you how out of my element I am I'll share something with you. I had the most excellent (those too young that's from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Keanu Reeves, holy yummy) phone conversation with a fellow blogger the other night. … [Read more...]

Pomegranate-Pear-Pistachio Salad: Fun with Jars Fridays


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Earl Grey Tea….Chicken? Daring Kitchen Cook Challenge


Sarah from Simply Cooked was our November Daring Cooks’ hostess and she challenged us to create something truly unique in both taste and technique! We learned how to cook using tea with recipes from Tea Cookbook by Tonia George and The New Tea Book by Sara Perry. Okay so while I was tempted to mix the tea with pepsi I refrained. I know I have issues. Moving on. I am not a tea drinker so I rooted through a care package my sister had sent me. Luckily I scored some cool teas. She had sent me a … [Read more...]

Lunatic Loves These Links- November 17


Hey folks. I can just see you all rolling your eyes now. Oh great, here's another talkie talk talk post. She's going to talk our ears off and there is no recipe to make it worth it. Now don't get all huffy and run off, this is going to be a talkie talk post but it's all good as it's all about YOU this time. The weekly addition where I sing the praises of YOU. But before we get to that let's just talk about ME for a minute. *evil laugh inserted here*WHAT I'VE BEEN DOING: YUP, IT … [Read more...]

And the winner is….


One lucky reader was up to win a copy of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day! So I held the draw on the appointed night and was so excited to see who would win. Okay so this was super funny. I did the draw and this was what came up:Which meant Lizzy who stopped by just to say hey had won. But Lizzy had wrote this:Lizzy said...Ooh, this looks so yummy! I'm overdue to make pizza for my are my inspiration! I finally ordered this cookbook, so as much as I have this uncontrollable … [Read more...]

It’s Award Season- Black Tie Attire Please


Or you could be like me and sit in the computer room in pajama pants and a tank top. Whatever works! It's my daily garb, unless I am going out. Then it's time to dress up and that calls for jeans and a nicer tank top. Perhaps a long loose sweater if it's chilly. Yup, life of a rock star people. If I could just afford some Uggs my life would be complete. Sad, sad state of affairs. Okay so I'll admit I got dressed today, but only as I had to drive mini-me to the U, and only out of fear that if my … [Read more...]

Baked Apple with Pecans and Dried Cherries for Slow Cooker Saturday

Hi folks. Well that was a mouthful. And what a delightful mouthful it was. Now these little beauties do not photograph well at all. So I apologize for that. I assure you the taste is out of this world and will make up for the lack of photogenic beauty. The colour just does not pop after cooking all day. So luckily the taste pops. I used Granny Smith apples in the hopes they would stand up well. I also thought the taste of the Grannies would be enhanced wonderfully with the sugar, fruit and nuts. … [Read more...]

Raspberry Ice Cream #icecreamsundays

Raspberry Ice Cream by Cravings of a Lunatic

Hi folks. I hope you didn't think I forgot about Ice Cream Sundays. I did not. You know I love my Ice Cream Sundays. It's my favourite day of the week! I wanted to make a mini-me approved ice cream this week. She loves raspberries so I thought to myself, "hey self, make raspberry ice cream". So I listened to my self and this is the result. Darn tasty stuff. Pretty too. My self approves. Mini-me approves. Life is good. And pretty. Mini-me's Raspberry Ice Cream: Ingredients: 1 cup … [Read more...]

Shepherd’s Pie- Fun with Jars Friday!!!

Shepherd's Pie in a Jar | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute way to serve individual Shepherd's Pies at a dinner party!

Okay folks. Before I begin there's something I'd like you to do. Okay, okay so there's two things I'd like you do. Okay, okay so there's really three things I'd like you do if we're being really honest here. . Geez eh, barely in the door and I got you helping out already. That's how we roll here at the Bee household. Okay I'll go easy on you and just have you do two things. Okay thing 1- go HERE  and enter for your chance to win a cookbook. Yes this is me hosting. All you need to do is … [Read more...]

Lunatic Loves These Links



Maple Syrup Cinnamon Rolls…In Late! Vintage Recipe Swap!


Hi folks. Going to try to make this snappy. Pretty late here in Canuckland. Need my sleep. This burning the candle at both ends stuff gets tiring some days. I actually fell asleep on the couch tonight. I never fall asleep anywhere but my bed. I was watching Gilmore Girls with mini-me and talking to Ann from Cooking Healthy For Me online and next thing you know the show was over and Ann was left hanging mid sentence. Yup, I'm a keeper folks.So this comes in with an explanation. A pathetic one but … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Hi folks. Today is my first time participating in the CRAZY COOKING CHALLENGE hosted by the lovely Tina over at Mom's Crazy Cooking. My goodness is this woman patient. I must have asked a gazillion questions and she always replied and was kind to me, no matter how blonde I seemed to be. I also got organized super late then had a panic attack over the post and emailed her in the final hours. She took it all in stride. True mark of greatness when you can handle a crazy lunatic like me and not lose … [Read more...]

November Secret Recipe Club- Chocolate Almond Pastries


Hi folks! This is my first time joining The Secret Recipe Club on their adventures through the blogosphere. I had always wanted to join but being a new blog I was not quite ready. So last month I spent an entire day building my recipe index. My goodness folks if I can give new bloggers one little piece of advice it's do this right from the get go. I had to go back through 6 months of recipes and posts. Which doesn't seem that bad unless you know me and know that I am a serial poster. I mean … [Read more...]