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Homemade Advocaat – A Dutch Liqueur

Home Made Advocaat My love of Advocaat comes from an old family friend who is like a father to me.  He is Dutch and use to drink Snowballs only at Christmas time.  I was allowed to have one as a teen and only at home of course.  I still love them and they always make me remember my childhood Christmases. Unfortunately commercial Advocaat has food colouring so I have to make my own.  Advocaat is…

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Fantastic Homemade Tia Maria

Homemade Tia Maria I have no idea why it began but late in the 1970’s liqueurs became available in northern Canada; homemade versions were created and shared extensively through friends and neighbours.  This Tia Maria recipe is one of those tried and true recipes everyone loved.  Give it a try, it is easy to make, tastes very good and will save you some money. The original recipe makes three 26 oz bottles using an entire…

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Delicious Homemade Irish Cream

Irish  Cream Liqueur is a Christmas favorite at our home.  We save it as a special treat for each December and never make it any other time. This Irish Cream is fantastic for several reasons; flavour it is just so good,  has no food colouring unlike the brand name varieties, the chocolate is optional making it perfect for allergy sufferers.  It is  less expensive than the purchased Irish cream and I think its has the…

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Warm Honey Bear Milk for Children

Milk, Cinnamon and Honey,  Good for Bears and Little Ones Our family has all kinds of serious allergies.  We have been able to accommodate most of them.  When my eldest son was little he was very allergic to chocolate,.  He eventually grew  out of it, but now I am allergic to it. When the rest of the family was having hot chocolate I would make him this special milk drink. a a As he was so…

Home made raspberry cordial … like Grama use to make

Every summer my grandparents let me come visit.  I never wanted to return home, I treasured every day with Grama and Grampa. My grandparents lived in the lower mainland of British Columbia where the vegetation is always thick, lush and green.  My grandmother had two freezers full of homemade freezing and baking.  My grandmother was my craft queen; she crocheted bedspreads, sewed without patterns, quilted, knitted, crocheted, embroidered, she even knew how to do tatting. …