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Toffee crunch cookie cups with ice cream

An easy, extra-special, make-ahead dessert! These chewy, delicious cookie cups are outstanding on their own, but fill them with your favourite ice cream and you’ve got an extra-special dessert that’s sure to garner rave reviews. You could even go ‘over … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 10 recipes

Entertaining with ease! We have a lot of dinner parties at our place because I love feeding my family and friends. I’ve learned over the years that I enjoy the effort of feeding a crowd much more when I can … Continue reading

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Blackberry-mint panna cotta

An impressively elegant yet easy dessert! I don’t know why it’s taken me this long to try my hand at panna cotta, one of Italy’s most famous and delicious desserts. The name means ‘cooked cream’ but it’s so much more … Continue reading

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Grapefruit shortbread bars

Grapefruit and vanilla a winning combination! Why does lemon curd get all the attention? Sure, it’s brightly coloured, tangy and delicious, but other citrus fruits make great curd too. I love these little orange tarts but these grapefruit shortbread bars … Continue reading

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London Fog Gelato

One unusual ingredient makes the creamiest gelato ever! I’ve been making gelato at home for quite a few years and have always been quite happy with the finished product….but I just learned a nifty little trick that has taken my … 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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Deconstructed Cannoli with Crispy Cinnamon Cookies

All the flavour, none of the fuss! I adore eating cannoli but I don’t enjoy making it. Maybe the distinct absence of any Italian ancestors in my lineage leaves me ill-equipped for the task, but I find filling those delicate … Continue reading

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