Snacks & Desserts

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

Chocolate

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

Snacks & Desserts

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,

Snacks & Desserts

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.

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

Chocolate

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

Snacks & Desserts

Halloween Candy Blondies

In Toronto, families are being advised to not go door-to-door for trick or treating. It’s just another sucker punch from 2020. I was thinking of leaving candy individually tucked into

Fall

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m SO sick of my own cooking. After almost 7 straight months of nearly eating my food exclusively, I couldn’t hate it more. Sure we’ve had a few pizzas and

Nuts & Seeds

Baked Chia Chip Oatmeal Bars

This is how the conversation went: Laura: “Scarlett, do you want to write this post since you developed the recipe?” Scarlett: “Um, no” Laura: “Are you sure you don’t want