Tag Archives: nutmeg

Whole wheat gingerbread waffles

A healthy, hearty breakfast or lunch option! My family adores waffles for either breakfast or lunch and I love making them because they are so quick and easy, especially if you pre-measure the dry ingredients the night before. These buckwheat … Continue reading

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Chicken, Broccoli and Mushroom Crepes

I remember as a teenager thinking that crepes were so delicious and exotic, they must be extremely difficult to make. Shortly after I first tasted them in Quebec City, I went to Paris and saw sidewalk crepe stands all over … Continue reading

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Mini eggnog cheesecakes

These tiny, one-bite treats are sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering. Topped with whipped cream and dusted with nutmeg, they are as pretty as they are delicious. The eggnog in them is subtle but unmistakable and the … Continue reading

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Homemade Classic Eggnog

I’ve always had a thing for eggnog. As a kid, it seemed like an exotic indulgence, but I always wondered why adults had to doctor it with alcohol to enjoy it. Once I grew up, I began to appreciate the … Continue reading

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Contemporary Cottage Pie

I grew up eating Shepherd’s Pie without understanding much about its history. It turns out that what many people call Shepherd’s Pie is actually Cottage Pie – a dish from 19th century England. Typically made of seasoned, minced beef mixed … Continue reading

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Handmade holidays – Mulling Spice Bags

Make-ahead mulling spice mix This spice mix makes a lovely gift – the bagged blend can be added to a pot of tea or used to infuse apple cider or red wine. The recipe makes about 12 mulling spice bags. If you are giving … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Crème Brûlée

Crème brûlée is one of my all-time favourite desserts. Silky-smooth and creamy, it lends itself to countless interpretations. Pumpkin seems to be a very popular autumn flavour, and while I do love a good pumpkin crème brûlée, I started thinking … Continue reading

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