When I was little, I remember making Nanaimo Bar Easter Eggs with my mom. I thought it would be a fun tradition to share with my kids, but I was disappointed that I couldn’t find directions online on how to make them. Needless to say that didn’t stop me from trying! It really is quite… Continue reading Nanaimo Bar Easter Eggs
As the weather starts to get colder, I like the fact that I can turn on the oven and bake bread without baking everyone in the house at the same time!! I thought it would be nice to take a crack at a recipe that has been in my husband’s family for many years.… Continue reading Granny Emily Atkins’ Hot Cross Buns
I came across this recipe for No-Knead Crusty bread and decided to give it a try. This is truly the best bread I have ever made and it will now be my go to recipe. Last night after dinner I put double the ingredients from this recipe into a bowl and mixed together. I left… Continue reading The Best No-Knead Crusty Bread
What’s better than a banana muffin? A mini banana muffin!
It wouldn’t be Christmas without cookies, and gingerbread are probably my favourite. I love that it becomes a family activity, and even the smallest “chefs” can play an important role. I didn’t really plan ahead when I started making these, so I had to wing it a bit (i.e. I ran out of plain flour… Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies.
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Tourtière is one of my favourite Christmas traditions. One of my favourite parts of Christmas is tourtière. Growing up, my mom always made it for Christmas, and after I left home I wanted to carry on that tradition. I’ve tried various recipes, but my go-to recipe is the one that was provided…
My oven hasn’t been working properly for over a month and I’ve been stuck with preparing all of our meals on the stove top. I love baking so it’s been a real pain. I’ve been craving homemade bread, so I decided to make flatbread, which not only allows me to get by bread “fix”,… Continue reading Homemade Flat Bread with Cinnamon & Sugar
While I absolutely love coffee, I’m not a huge fan of cold coffee, unless of course it’s in a Tiramisu. I love the fact that Tiramisu literally means: “pick me up”, “cheer me up”, “wake me up”. What a perfect name for a perfect dessert. This is the first time I’ve made Tiramisu, and I have… Continue reading Tiramisu
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I can’t believe how much tomato sauce my family goes through. So a couple of years ago I thought it would be nice to make tomato purée (passata) from scratch. I read a lot of recipes that required you to boil water to remove the skins, and then… Continue reading Homemade Passata (Tomato purée)
I know that fall is not quite here, but the kids are going back to school and I just can’t help getting into the “fall feeling”. We stopped by our local farm stand and the pumpkins had made an entrance. So I decided to buy 1/2 a dozen and cook, puree and freeze them, so… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Muffins