Snacks & Desserts

Chocolate

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

Vegetables

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

Spices

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

Thanksgiving

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.

Snacks & Desserts

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

Snacks & Desserts

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

Valentines

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on crafts and baking. As a family, we’re also talking about what we can make each other. We love homemade gifts,

Chocolate

Peanut Butter Dream Bars

These bars are really a summer treat for our family. Our summer cottage is not winterized and, therefore, it is a place we can only visit from May through October.

Nuts & Seeds

Cranberry Hello Dolly Bars

I can remember the exact moment I first tried a Hello Dolly Bar. I had just finish a Thanksgiving dinner at our friends that we call family The Cihra’s. After

Snacks & Desserts

Halloween Monster Cookies

Monster cookies get their moniker because of their size not because they hide under someone’s bed. A true monster cookie is a mix of oatmeal and peanut butter usually featuring