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Maple Bacon Baked Beans

Originally posted on LazyDayz:
Baked beans may take two days to prepare but you won’t go back to tinned beans after you try these! Although I grew up in Saskatchewan, my family background is French Canadian. So I had the good fortune of growing up bilingual and getting to eat some classic French Canadian dishes.…

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Gingerbread Cookies.

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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MJ’s classic Tourtière … just in time for Christmas.

Originally posted on LazyDayz:
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…

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Homemade Flat Bread with Cinnamon & Sugar

  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

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Tiramisu

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

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Homemade Passata (Tomato purée)

  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)

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Pumpkin Pie Muffins

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