The warmer months are all about celebrating and spending time with friends and family. Try your hand at baking something special for loved ones the next time you entertain guests or bring a hostess gift. (more…)...
Recently, I decided to focus on cakes suitable for casual entertaining, especially out-doors and for a crowd. This one caught my eye because it looks nice made in a big tube pan, feeds up to 16 people, goes well served with berries and is best when made ahead. It keeps excellently for three days or...Read more
This old fashioned maple syrup snow candy (or sometimes called "Sugar on Snow") is very easy to make and only takes 2 ingredients, snow and maple syrup. It can be made indoors or outdoors. In the Pioneer days it was usually made outdoors after gathering maple syrup that was tapped from the trees in the...Read more
Whoever said you can have too many good ingredients in one dish? By combining sweet treats and fresh fruit, you get the best of both worlds: a savoury and yummy dessert. With a cookie-crumb crust and a butterscotch-caramel topping, this banana cream pie offers a twist on a childhood favourite. Read more
This incredibly delicious mocha buttercream frosting makes an ideal companion to chocolate cake or cupcakes. It should be enough to frost and fill a 9-inch, 2-layer cake. You may also enjoy it on chocolate brownies. There are many buttercream frosting recipes, but we like this one that includes egg yolks because of the richer flavor....Read more
A sweet ending to a great meal makes a Thanksgiving feast even more memorable. Fresh local pears are in season throughout Canada during the fall and are available at your local Walmart Supercentre, making them a tasty and budget-friendly option for desserts. Tart, dried cranberries complement sweet pears, and make a flavourful addition to this...Read more
Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner time celebrations together along with the great meals being prepared regardless of the main meal is only a plain meal if it weren't for the great cakes, pies, cookies, an fruit salads that accompany the meal. This is the greatest recipe for sweet potato pie on the earth! Add this to...Read more