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Ice cream with vodka cooler marinated berries

An easy, elegant dessert for entertaining It’s astounding how many varieties of cooler-style beverages one can find at ‘bottle shops’ these days. Of course many people enjoy them for summertime sipping , but did you know they can be the … Continue reading

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Apple pie rings

Pretty, portable and tasty treats! I love it when I serve a dessert that delights people with its visual appeal and its taste. When I told recent dinner guests we were having apple pie for dessert, I’m quite certain they … Continue reading

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Dulce de leche butter pecan ice cream

A rich, flavourful frozen treat! I’ve been a big fan of dulce de leche for years, though I didn’t know it by that name years ago when my mom used to magically transform cans of sweetened condensed milk into a … Continue reading

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Blueberry Ice Cream

This recipe was inspired by the incomparable taste of blueberry pie. While I love raw blueberries in my morning cereal, they seem to become even more flavourful when baked up in muffins or pies. Cooking up the berries before adding … Continue reading

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Peach-almond ice cream

This recipe should have you making a mad dash to the nearest produce purveyor to grab another basket or two of fresh peaches before the season is done. I love this ice cream because it’s not too sweet and really … Continue reading

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Holland’s Cake and Shake – a sneak peek

Your next trip to Hintonburg just might be a whole lot sweeter, thanks to the July 15 opening of Holland’s Cake and Shake. Located just across from the Parkdale Market, the shop is a welcome addition to the neighbourhood’s already-thriving … Continue reading

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Lovely Lemon Mousse

I almost always have lemon curd on hand (it stores well in the freezer) because it is so flavourful and versatile. Combining lemon curd and whipped cream makes for a delicious mousse that literally takes just minutes to prepare. Best … Continue reading

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