Half-Baked by Liz baking, nail art, crafting, & other fun things

Polish Your Nails Like A Pro

May 23, 2016 | Nail Art | Permalink

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It’s no secret that I love having polished nails. Many years ago, I used to get manicures religiously every two weeks. But besides the fact that it was an expensive habit, I found that, with a little practice, I could easily achieve the same effect at home! Here’s how I apply my polish, so that it looks like a professional job. read more →

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Savoury Puff Pastry Pinwheels

May 7, 2016 | Savoury Recipes | Permalink

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I made these pinwheels to bring to a picnic / potluck a couple of weekends ago. They’re pretty quick to make, and transport well too! And, like pretty much anything made with puff pastry, they’re super tasty. I filled these with two types of cheese, sausage, olives, and tomatoes, however, you could get pretty creative read more →

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Simple Homemade Tomato Soup

May 5, 2016 | Savoury Recipes | Permalink

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I’ve always loved tomato soup (I think it reminds me of grilled cheese sandwiches), so when I had a fridge full of tomatoes that needed to be used up, soup was the first thing that came to mind. It’s really simple to make, and takes very little time, making it an ideal weeknight supper! read more →

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Chocolate Banana Cake Pops

April 28, 2016 | Sweet Recipes | Permalink

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Chocolate and banana is unquestionably one of my favourite flavour combinations… SO good. I made these cake pops – made from banana cake with chocolate coating – to bring to a friend’s house a couple of weeks ago. I love bite-sized desserts that are easy to transport! To save some time read more →

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My Favourite Homemade Salad Dressing

April 21, 2016 | Savoury Recipes | Permalink

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I’ve never been much of a salad-eater. I mean, I’d eat it if it was put in front of me, but never had the motivation to make a salad for myself. But a couple months back, I had decided to make a greek salad for supper (feta craving, perhaps?), and made a homemade dressing to go with it. I added a few ingredients, tasted it, added a few more, etc. until it was just right. read more →

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Chocolate Coins

April 18, 2016 | Sweet Recipes | Permalink

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These chocolate coins are really easy to make, and the ultimate way to use up extra melted chocolate you might have from a baking project. (I’m looking at you, cake pops! More on those later…) They’re super delicious, can be topped with what ever you like, and make the perfect bite-sized post-dinner sweet.

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