Tag Archives: maple syrup

Celebrating all things maple with sweet and savoury treats

Delicious, versatile maple syrup a healthier indulgence! Visiting a sugar shack is one of my favourite early spring rituals. I’ve been infatuated with maple syrup my whole life because of its delicious taste, but now I appreciate it even more … Continue reading

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Maple-glazed baked chicken wings

A sweet and spicy treat the whole family will love! Ever since I figured out the secret to making crispy chicken wings in the oven, I’ve had so much fun playing around with different sauces and flavour profiles. I think … Continue reading

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Maple shortbread cookies

A melt-in-your-mouth treat that’s not too sweet! My family consumes many litres of maple syrup each year. We are really fortunate to live not far from Lanark County, the maple syrup capital of Ontario, so we have easy access to … Continue reading

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Festive maple snack mix

A sweet-salty-spicy treat! My mom’s savoury nuts ‘n bolts were a highlight of the holiday snacks menu when I was growing up. I loved every component – the Cheerios, pretzels, peanuts and Shreddies, not to mention the tangy sauce that … Continue reading

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Homemade back bacon

A truly Canadian breakfast or brunch treat! I remember the first time I tasted back bacon as a kid. I loved that it was so much less salty than ‘regular’ bacon though I couldn’t understand why it was also known … Continue reading

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Smoky Tomato Ketchup

A grown-up version of a favourite condiment I’ve always had a bit of a love-hate relationship with ketchup. I cannot imagine eating a burger or hotdog without a generous squeeze of ketchup, but I find it a little unsettling to … Continue reading

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Small Batch Maple Bacon Cupcakes

Bake up a favourite Canadian flavour combination The quickest way to my husband’s heart (and my kids’ too, come to think of it) is to serve up anything with maple and bacon. I came up with this small-batch recipe as … Continue reading

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