Category: Recipes to Share

Introducing the Remarkable Dragons of Canada

What if I told you that dragons walked amongst us? Some might call it crazy, or fanciful – a child’s tale even – but as any true believer will whisper over tankards of ale, dragons are predators, superior above all others; masters at blending into their surroundings. 2018: the year of the …dragon? My goal for

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(Sour) Cherry Pie

Buying an Evans cherry bush is a patient, but worthwhile endeavour. ❤ One early summer day, I espied this simply amazing deal for 2 gallon Evans cherry bushes. (I hardly believed the newspaper ad; it was too good to be true!) So, 5 months pregnant, and with a toddler in tow, I managed to fit

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Homemade Limoncello :D

This post has been a month in the making :D [Excerpted from the May/June 2017 edition of Chatelaine] Homemade Limoncello Makes: 5 3/4 cups Prep 10 min; total 25 min Plus 1 hr cooling time 1 750-mL bottle vodka, divided 8-10 Meyer lemons, washed and quartered 2 cups water 2 cups granulated sugar [or 3,

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Almond cake in a blue ramekin topped with creamy cookies and cream ice cream

Almond Cake [with Homemade Almond Paste]

Hahaha, if you go through my list of recipes I’ve posted here, you might be under the impression I have a mild obsession with almonds. Almond and pumpkin. While that might be true… honestly I have all this left over almond meal from when I made Almond Mice Cookies last, and what better excuse than this to use it? :D

This recipe comes from one of my staple books in the kitchen Essentials of Baking by Williams-Sonoma.

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Pumpkin Walnut Loaf

If you’ve noticed my predilection for pumpkin, you would be correct (says the lady as she sips her pumpkin spice tea), and this quick loaf is no exception. ::smiles::

The following recipe is adapted (slightly) from Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads, which is a staple in my kitchen, one I cannot recommend enough for its variety and easy instructions.

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