Biting into the rainbow

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Rainbow Cupcakes

Last night, I was hosting a Autumn Fest dinner which also included a four and a seven year old and I wanted the dessert to be more for them compared to the normal autumn related pie flavors (apple and or pumpkin) with ice cream.

After I saw the first mention about rainbow cupcakes (and or cakes) back in 2009, I knew I had to make it once the kidlet was old enough to really enjoy the dessert. And it wasn’t until I was going though my blinder of recipes the other day, I remembered about this dessert and just had to do it.

Since I first say that recipe, there have been many different versions of how to make it. How I made mine, was I used my favourite white cake mixed (box) and divided the batter into five bowls to add the different food colouring. For the icing, I did the seven minute icing.. It’s the only kind of icing that I do.. grew up with it and it works ..

This dessert was a hoot, not just with the girls but with everyone who attended this dinner.


Autumn smells so good

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With it now officially Autumn, I do find myself using the slow cooker for basically all my meals. Last Friday, I was hosting a dinner party and this is one of the dishes I made.

Slow Cooker Potatoes

SlowCooker - Potatoes

What you need:
- Baby Potatoes
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Seasoning (I use Clubhouse’s Vegetable)

The Prep
Line the bottom of the slow cooker with the baby potatoes
Add Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Seasoning
Mix it all together (with the fingers)

Cooking Info
Place the on high or automatic for 3-4hours
Serve and add extra seasoning if need to

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