Holiday Cooking

Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake

Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake

This time of year apples get a lot of attention. Social media is full of pictures of families out apple picking and there are a million apple recipes being shared. Apples are great. Sweet/sour and crisp and so versatile to…

Rainbow Swiss Roll Recipe

Rainbow Swiss Roll Recipe

Last year around this time I posted my Mint Chocolate Shamrock Swiss Roll. When I was trying to come up with an idea for a fun St. Patrick’s Day themed recipe this year  realized the Swiss Roll really doesn’t get…

Stained Glass Valentine’s Day Cookies Recipe

Stained Glass Valentine’s Day Cookies Recipe

My daughter declared this a baking weekend and I just can’t say not to that. After whipping up a batch of soft pretzels, homemade waffles for breakfast and trying out a chocolate mug cake we decided it was time to…

Safe Turkey Cooking Tips

Safe Turkey Cooking Tips

    Christmas is less than a week away. Chances are you already have your turkey tucked safely away in your freezer for the big family meal. And I know the last thing you want to do is serve your…

Mini White Chocolate Ginger Snap Cheesecakes

Mini White Chocolate Ginger Snap Cheesecakes

Is there anything better than cheesecake? If you ask me, probably not. I’m not a huge “sweets” person but boy do I enjoy a good cheesecake. Since we are getting in that holiday baking season I thought it would be…

Icing Christmas Trees

Icing Christmas Trees

Putting together and decorating a gingerbread house is one of our favorite holiday traditions. I generally leave the construction parts in the capable hands of my talented carpenter husband or I guarantee our house would not still be standing by…

Mint Chocolate Shamrock Swiss Roll

Mint Chocolate Shamrock Swiss Roll

I’ve spotted various patterned swiss roll pictures on Pinterest a few times and have always thought they look so cool. So when I was trying to come up with something fun to bake up for St. Patrick’s Day I thought…

Apple Cider Caramels #Recipe

Apple Cider Caramels #Recipe

Another awesome recipe from my amazing friend Jessica! Apple Cider Caramels There are only 2 sleeps until Christmas and if you’re anything like me, you are currently panicking that you have accidentally forgotten to buy a gift for someone, or…

Whipped Butter Four Ways. The Perfect Hostess Gift.

Whipped Butter Four Ways. The Perfect Hostess Gift.

Wine or chocolates are generally my go to gift when attending a holiday function at someone’s house. In most cases you can’t go wrong with one or both of those. But sometimes it’s nice to think outside the box because,…

Caramel Popcorn Twists Recipe

Caramel Popcorn Twists Recipe

I wish I could say I invented this awesome, sweet and crunchy snack but I most certainly did not. It’s actually been on the back of bags of Old  Dutch Popcorn Twists forever. But somehow I never got around to…

Chocolate & Salted Toffee Potato Chips

Chocolate & Salted Toffee Potato Chips

Sweet and salty is one of my all time flavour combinations. They complement each other so well and when you throw in a crispy texture it really is food perfection. Chocolate covered pretzels are one of my favorite sweet and…

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

I think Halloween may be one of my favourite “holidays” of the year. There’s no stress, no gifts to buy or large dinners to make – it’s just a lot of fun. We always have a ton of fun carving…

Asparagus Prosciutto Phyllo Broomsticks

Asparagus Prosciutto Phyllo Broomsticks

October is right around the corner. Which means Halloween is too. Lately I’ve seen a lot of recipes for really fun recipes for kid’s Halloween parties but we all know that Halloween is not just for the kids. In fact…

Valentine Pretzels

Valentine Pretzels

These cute little Valentine Pretzels are a great project to get your kids in the kitchen. I mean, chocolate and sprinkles, it just doesn’t get any better than that does it? Since there is no cooking or measuring (once you…

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

One of my favorite holiday treats growing up was my grandmother’s famous raspberry thimble cookies. My grandma was an amazing cook and could whip up just about anything (she was also famous for her donuts) but there was just something special…

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