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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