Tag Archives: maple syrup

Maple gelato with salted pecan brittle

A not-too-sweet dessert everyone will love! I was fortunate to enjoy homemade ice cream on a semi-regular basis when was growing up. We had one of those wooden bucket style ice cream makers, to which you added ice cubes and … Continue reading

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Maple syrup pie with pretzel crust

Regular or gluten-free, it’s a delicious and easy dessert! I’m a sucker for anything that combines sweet and salty so this pie is right up my alley, earning bonus points for also offering a delightful contrast of crunchy and smooth … Continue reading

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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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