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Speedy cinnamon knots

Easy, delicious party-worthy pastries! I like to think of frozen puff pastry as a secret weapon. I always keep some on hand as it is so versatile and ideal for making all sorts of sweet and savoury treats. Some of … Continue reading

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Orange tarts with shortbread crust

Sweet citrus shines in these colourful treats! I am an unabashed lover of all things lemon, to the point where other citrus fruits sometimes get a little neglected in my kitchen. I decided to remedy that by coming up with … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned creamy maple fudge

Patience and science make for great candy! One of my fondest childhood memories is that of making fudge with my maternal grandmother, whose much-used fudge pan I was recently gifted by my mother, who’s also a fantastic cook. Grammy taught … Continue reading

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Gingerbread cookie bars

Part cookie, part cake and all delicious! I blame my Nova Scotia heritage for my love of all things ginger and molasses. From my family’s favourite old fashioned chewy ginger cookies to these scrumptious whole wheat gingerbread waffles to these … Continue reading

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Buttery almond cookies  

An easy sweet treat with great flavour and texture I am often asked which of my cookie recipes is my favourite, and it’s a question I truly cannot answer as I have to many from which to choose and I … Continue reading

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Building better biscuits

Technique tips for the best baking powder biscuits ever! I’ve always loved making and eating what I grew up calling tea biscuits but have since learned are more commonly referred to as baking powder biscuits. They’re a little different than … Continue reading

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Brown butter salted caramel blondies

Rich flavour and chewy texture a standout combination! I love all things chocolate but have to say that few treats can beat a good blondie, in my opinion. Rich and satisfying, blondies share the chewy texture of brownies, but rely … Continue reading

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