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Blueberry-cardamom coffee cake

A rich and flavourful not-too-sweet treat As a kid I was really confused by coffee cake, because it never tasted like coffee. Little did I know the term simply meant a sweet cake – often flavoured with fruit and/or cinnamon … Continue reading

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Rhubarb upside down cake

A not-too-sweet treat that’s bursting with colour and flavour! My mom has always had a rhubarb patch and even at age 90 she continues to tend it with great success. I didn’t much care for rhubarb’s tart flavour as a … 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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A mostly make-ahead fancy vegetarian feast

Perfect for date night…or any night! Move over, meat and potatoes. When it comes to making a special dinner at home, why not try a new approach to menu planning? Vegetarian meals by their very nature are colourful and appealing; … Continue reading

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Mini Chocolate Cakes with Salted Ganache

A rich, satisfying gluten-free treat A few months ago, a fan of my blog pointed out what should have been glaringly obvious to me: there are not nearly enough chocolate recipes on here. (Thanks, Erin!) There’s a simple reason – … Continue reading

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Vanilla Pound Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze

An easy yet decadent dessert Remember when some people predicted that salted caramel was just a fad? They were probably the same people who said bacon is overrated and artisan donuts were sure to be a passing fancy. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Eggnog Loaf

Light in texture and full of flavour, this loaf just tastes like Christmas to me. Eggnog, sugar and butter, along with a generous helping of nutmeg…perfection! Ideal for brunches or as a dessert, this recipe makes a cake-like loaf that … Continue reading

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