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Oatmeal shortbread squares with salted caramel chips

New product the best thing to happen to baking since chocolate chips were invented! When I am grocery shopping, I try to restrain myself. You know, only buy what’s on my list, get everything in one pass through the store … Continue reading

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Mini Shortbread Apple Tarts with Salted Caramel

Freshly picked apples are one of the delights of autumn. Their beautiful red skins and crisp texture seem a perfect pairing with the changing seasons. These delicious tarts are a great way to showcase apples in a pretty way and … Continue reading

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Butter Tart Squares

Butter tarts rank right up there as one of the foods considered to be quintessentially Canadian. Their origin is hotly debated – as is the inclusion of raisins – but they are nearly universally loved. If you’re pressed for time, … Continue reading

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15 Minute Shortbread Cookies

I love this recipe because I live in a house full of cookie thieves. Not the kind of people who drain the cookie jar on the kitchen counter at an alarming rate; the kind who sneak into the basement freezer … Continue reading

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Celebration Squares

I wasn’t sure what to name this new recipe until I thought about the occasion for which I created it – an upcoming weekend of celebrations at my alma mater, Queen’s University in Kingston. Homecomings are always special, and this … Continue reading

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A celebration of Russian food for the 2014 Winter Olympics

I’ve had the most delicious and delightful time, exploring Russian food over the past month or so. I love ‘cooking on a theme’ and the upcoming Olympics in Sochi seemed like the perfect excuse to dive into a cuisine about … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Dipped Shortbread

Let’s face it, not all of us can decorate cookies to make them look like tempting works of art. It’s definitely not my strong suit, which is what prompted me to come up with a method to jazz up classic … Continue reading

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