Meyer Lemon Sugar

Meyer Lemon Sugar by Cravings of a Lunatic

Welcome to another day of Meyer Lemon Madness. Today brings you a recipe to make your own flavoured sugar. It's s simple recipe to make your own Meyer Lemon Sugar. You can use regular lemons in the recipe if Meyers are not in season, or available in your area. Any recipe using Meyer Lemons you can swap in regular lemons if you need to. Meyers are just a touch sweeter. I love Meyer Lemons. It's like an obsession when they are in season. I just cannot get enough of them. I thought I was down to … [Read more...]

Meyer Lemon Salt {regular lemons can be used}

Meyer Lemon Salt by Cravings of a Lunatic

I am sure by now you are aware of how much I love Meyer Lemons. If you are a regular reader you might also be aware how much I love flavoured salts. I use vanilla salt in almost all of my baking recipes. It seemed time to introduce you to the salt I use on fish. This Meyer Lemon Salt is fabulous on any fish recipe. I cannot use it enough. Much like my beloved vanilla salt. If you do not get meyer lemons in your area you can make this with regular lemons. But I beg you, if you have … [Read more...]

A girl, a crock pot and a blow torch! Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup


Okay folks, let's just start with this... it says blow TORCH. Glad we cleared that up! And yes I actually did use a blow torch. Cuz I'm cool like that. And a little crazy like that! … [Read more...]

Cherry Extract #SundaySupper


Hi folks. When the Sunday Supper crew announced we were doing Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen as our theme this week I may have jumped for joy. I mean just a little. I love giving home-made gifts so I knew this was going to be fun. The possibilities are endless when it comes to gifts you can give people from the kitchen. Cookies, bars, bark, snack mix, chocolates, bread, candy, alcohol and the list goes on and on. You can also make gifts in jars that the recipient just adds some wet … [Read more...]

Vanilla Brown Sugar – Experiment # 4

Vanilla Brown Sugar

*Evil laugh* Am I sending you over the edge yet? Sorry folks, I swear there is a reasoning for this. So how are you all doing today? Anything new? Okay on to the next experiment. This will teach you how to make your own vanilla flavoured sugar you can use in baking. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Vanilla Sugar – Experiment # 3


Hey folks, sick of me yet. Trust me there's a method to my madness. Of course it's top secret and if I tell you well then I have to dress up like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible and hunt you down. And I just honestly don't have time for all that. So just trust your loyal lunatic folks. I am not insane, or I am but aren't you used to it by now? … [Read more...]

Vanilla Oats – Experiment # 2

Vanilla Oats

  Okay I am about to drive you crazy but hey, what are lunatics for right?! I need to put these all in separate posts for a reason. Feel free to read them all or just skim them. Up to you. I mean I would read them as I think I am fascinating but that's just me. … [Read more...]

Vanilla Salt – Experiment # 1


So had a roller coaster ride of a day yesterday. Lots of ups and downs. Me and my daughter were going to go see Harry Potter but decided to see the Transformers movie instead. Turned out to be a good movie. Was a bit hesitant about it as the whole moon conspiracy idea was odd. But if you just put aside your disbelief and enjoy the ride it's a great flick. … [Read more...]