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Pecan Divinity Fudge

I remember my grandmother making Divinity (that’s all she called it) as a kid. She’d beat the sugary mixture for what seemed like ages to me, by hand, of course. Thank goodness we have modern appliances to help make this … Continue reading

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Guilt-free truffles (gluten-free too!)

When my kids were little I held out on giving them candy as long as I could. Books for Valentine’s Day, Jiffy Pop instead of soda pop for a campout, and plastic eggs filled with cheerios, raisins and stickers for … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Cinnamon Cocktail/Mocktail Syrup

Cranberry and cinnamon are both favourite holiday flavours. This ruby red syrup is as pretty as it is delicious and it makes a wonderful hostess gift. You can find nice small jars or bottles at many dollar stores. While I … Continue reading

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Festive Pretzel Bites

There are so many sweet treats associated with the holiday season that I occasionally like to come up with some less-sugary options. These pretzel bites might not win a beauty contest but they are so easy – they’re the perfect … Continue reading

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Savoury Chili-Cheese Biscuits

These savoury delights are the perfect thing for people who don’t have a sweet tooth. Not as crisp as crackers, cheddar cookies have a nice texture and delicious flavour thanks to both the cheese and cayenne; they make lovely cocktail … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Dipped Shortbread

Let’s face it, not all of us can decorate cookies to make them look like tempting works of art. It’s definitely not my strong suit, which is what prompted me to come up with a method to jazz up classic … Continue reading

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