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Old-fashioned creamy maple fudge

Patience and science make for great candy! One of my fondest childhood memories is that of making fudge with my maternal grandmother, whose much-used fudge pan I was recently gifted by my mother, who’s also a fantastic cook. Grammy taught … Continue reading

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Make wine in an Instant Pot

A fun fermentation experiment! It amazes me what can become a viral sensation. I guess in this case, making wine in an Instant Pot is kind of appropriate, since the Ottawa-invented Instant Pot has become just that – both a … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Meringue Bites

A gluten-free sweet treat! These pillowy little confections are so light and delicate it takes a lot of willpower to eat just one or two, but they are so flavourful you might find that one satisfies a sweet craving quite … Continue reading

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Dreams of Summer Gin Smash

A flavourful, refreshing cocktail (or mocktail) I find there’s no better way to chase away the midwinter blues than by cranking up the heat just a little, putting on some summery tunes and whipping up a delicious cocktail that just … Continue reading

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Upsidedown Mini Rhubarb-Ginger Cheesecakes

I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite parts of eating cheesecake is the crust.  Crunchy, sweet and packed with flavour … why, it just makes sense to put it on top instead of hiding it at the … Continue reading

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Quick Kouign Amann – the Queen of Pastries

Parisiens sure know how to live. Many start each day with a stroll to the nearest patisserie to grab a fresh baguette or a few breakfast pastries, exchanging pleasantries with the boulanger and their neighbours. I loved this ritual on … Continue reading

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Coconut Mango Biscuits

A childhood favourite, baking powder biscuits remain one of my go-to breakfast treats. I love to make a batch often in the morning as they’re quick and easy. I usually enjoy one or two then tuck the rest in the … Continue reading

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