Snacks & Desserts

The Holidays

3-D Christmas Tree Cookies

Scarlett and I had a disagreement about what holiday baking favorite we should shoot at a recent photo shoot. I was convinced we should photograph my cranberry and orange hand

Snacks & Desserts

Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Every December I make a 3-layer gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting that has been a staple of our holiday entertaining. This year, for obvious reasons, we weren’t able to

Snacks & Desserts

Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies

It’s all documented here just search holiday cookies and you can see some of it. I used to plan a holiday cookie decorating party (mostly with all the neighbourhood kids)

Fall

Think Outside the Pie: Thanksgiving Desserts You’ll Love

Everyone loves pie but maybe, just maybe, this thanksgiving you want to add another sweet to your table that breaks with tradition or will stand up next to your pie

Spring

Strawberry Basil Fool

For the first time in two years, June feels like torture again. While the pandemic still quietly persists there is definitely more normal now. By normal, I mean the end

Snacks & Desserts

Slow Cooker Candy Clusters for Easter

There is no shortage of store-bought Easter treats for the bunny to bring. But I always think it’s fun to have something kids don’t see in every store — something

Chocolate

Sweet Potato Orange Chocolate Loaf

My dad had a habit of eating sweets with his morning coffee at first light. The man could polish off an Entenmann’s coffee cake before the rest of the house

Snacks & Desserts

Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

I saw the best quote on Instagram recently. It read: “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my fancy Christmas anxiety”. It pretty much summed me up.

Breakfast

Lemon Biscuit Cake with Mascarpone Cream Frosting and Blueberries

When the pandemic began, I made biscuits and banana bread. I never got onto the sourdough bandwagon. Now, a year later, I’m still making biscuits. Although over the course of

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Chocolate, Pretzel and Peanut Microwave Cookie

We used to have a bakery here in Toronto called Sweet Flour. It’s specialty was to make single serve cookies. It was one of our favroite spots to visit when