Tag Archives: holiday

No-bake sweet treats

Quick and delicious goodies the whole family will love! I come from a long line of talented bakers, on both my parents’ sides of the family. I am the queen of ‘procrastibaking’ and it’s not unusual to find me kneading … Continue reading

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Bailey’s Irish Cream and white chocolate fudge

A delicious way to enjoy this popular liqueur! I am not a big liqueur drinker, but I do associate the taste of Bailey’s Irish Cream with the holiday season. Did you know it’s really delicious when added to creamy salad … Continue reading

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The spirit of the season shines at OCH Foodworks

Ottawa: time to order your holiday tourtières!

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Goat cheese and caramelized onion puff pastry palmiers

The fabulous appetizer that pulls a disappearing act! I could not believe how fast these little treats got devoured when I served them to my book club recently. They’re the perfect thing, really – crisp and light and full of … Continue reading

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Chocolate dipping spoons

An edible holiday gift the kids can make! These spoons – perfect for stirring extra deliciousness into a mug of hot chocolate, steamed milk or coffee – were one of our favourite teachers’ gifts for years. Easy enough for the … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast – the Holiday 2015 Edition

Every month or three, I get a chance to step into culinary overdrive for a week or so. The Ottawa Farmers’ Market has designed a great program to help showcase the abundance of delicious local products on offer year ‘round … Continue reading

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15 Minute Shortbread Cookies

I love this recipe because I live in a house full of cookie thieves. Not the kind of people who drain the cookie jar on the kitchen counter at an alarming rate; the kind who sneak into the basement freezer … Continue reading

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