Tag Archives: Baking

Rosemary Shortbread

Rosemary shortbread is a delicate balance of sweet and savoury and a solid accompaniment to a cup of tea, a mug of coffee, a glug of eggnog or a glass of sparkling wine.

Kels introduced to this rosemary shortbread recipe to me years ago at a Christmas party. I haven’t looked back – or made another type – since. Continue reading


Herbed Garlicky Cheese Bread

This garlicky cheese bread should be eaten by all. At the same time. In unison. I love my garlic and if you love garlic, we’ll get along. Continue reading

Spiced Banana White Chocolate Muffins

Look at these big puffy bad boys. The only time the term muffin top is OK is when it’s on muffins. I really like my muffin tops big, so I pile the batter into the muffin tins. The white chocolate chips give these muffins a decadent flavour. Continue reading

Roasted Balsamic Strawberry Sauce

roasted strawberry sauce
Below is a recipe–and a post–from my mom for roasted strawberries. She too loves cooking and isn’t afraid to adapt recipes to her tastes. She also makes a wicked pie, which is interesting because she says she doesn’t really like pie. Her crusts are tender, flaky and works of art (picture below). Continue reading

Homemade Cheddar Crackers

Buttery and flaky, these crackers are reminiscent of Nabisco Ritz crackers. Although not nearly as neon orange, they still pack a cheddary punch. Continue reading

Lemon Lime Coconut Bars

These were just supposed to be Lime Coconut bars but I used most of my limes to make mojitos…we all have priorities! Continue reading

Vanilla Bean Cupcake Shooters

20120327-193239.jpgMy 4 year old daughter asked for a “banilla” cake for her birthday cake and I had some leftover batter so I it into poured it into mini-cupcake pans and baked them after I baked her cake. Continue reading