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Blueberry crumble shortbread cookies

A modern spin on a classic treat! This recipe is inspired by the thumbprint cookies my Mom made when I was little. In our house, we actually called them thimble cookies because that’s what she used to make the indentations … Continue reading

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Butter tart-inspired biscuits

A tasty twist on a favourite Canadian dessert! I was asked by a friend to come up with a sweet treat similar to butter tarts but without eggs due to a family allergy. Rather than trying to reinvent the characteristic … Continue reading

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Raspberry Clafoutis

A simple, not-too-sweet dessert Clafoutis is considered by many to be one of the quintessential desserts of France. The popular treat is surprisingly easy to make, yielding a fruit-filled delight that falls somewhere between a cake and a custard. Based … Continue reading

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Strawberries and cream drop scones

Easy, delicious biscuits for breakfast, brunch or teatime! I adore making scones and biscuits but sometimes find I am not in the mood to roll out and cut the dough. Drop scones are a great solution as they are fast … Continue reading

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Grapefruit shortbread bars

Grapefruit and vanilla a winning combination! Why does lemon curd get all the attention? Sure, it’s brightly coloured, tangy and delicious, but other citrus fruits make great curd too. I love these little orange tarts but these grapefruit shortbread bars … Continue reading

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Edible gifts featured on Shepherd’s Fashions Coffee Talk

Five fabulously tasty treats you can share over the holidays! Today, more than ever, consumable gifts are so stylish. When you take the time to prepare edible gifts in your own kitchen, the family and friends with whom you share … Continue reading

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Chewy protein-packed chocolate chip cookies

Quinoa flakes a great alternative to rolled oats! I have a secret weapon when it comes to a lot of my baking: quinoa flakes. They enhance the texture, flavour and nutritional value of baked goods, adding a nice protein punch … Continue reading

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