Sweets & Treats

Apricot Cake Provençal – Simple Elegance

July 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

A moist summer cake that’s delicate but flavourful and yet, deeply satisfying and so dam easy to make Apricot Cake Provençal is a real show stopper. Building on a theme, another easy, delicious recipe, using...

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Rhubarb Crisp – A Humble Pie

June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are few things more honest than a good baked fruit dessert. They’re perhaps the simplest, quickest and among the most healthy of our sweet options. A deep dish casserole fruit, sugar, flour, spices and...

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Blueberry Buckle – A Summer Classic

August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

A fruit filled summer classic, there are a lot of adjectives that could apply to this Blueberry Buckle recipe.  Versatile, simple, moist, sweet… addictive! A coffee-cake-meets-fruit-crisp staple that will never let you down.  You can...

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Pouding Chômeur – Classic Québécoise

June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

There’s something delightfully tongue-in-cheek about posting a recipe for Pouding Chômeur on St. Jean Baptiste Day from our home in Quebec. Even more so when I tell you that, after seven years of living in ‘la...

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Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp

August 24, 2016 | 3 Comments

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp combines ripe summer flavours in a harmony so out of this world it’s a ‘must try’ recipe.  The peach filling is clean and sweet with the subtle hints of bourbon and...

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A sweet, sensational treat in a big hurry, Chocolate Pomegranate Bark with Pistachios and Petals is a show stoppingly simple addition to your party snack offerings or, box it and give it as a gift...

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Kirsch Cherry Pound Cake is my tribute to the white cherry cakes shared in the Canadian Maritimes at Christmas.  Unlike dark, rum soaked fruitcake chalk-full of candied citrus peel and nuts in a rum soaked...

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Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding

December 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

A family favorite, Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding is a rustic, eastern block approach to the holidays. Unlike English plum puddings there’s no suet or nuts, it’s more like a cobbler, but with a crusty...

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Heavenly Apple Rum Raisin Cake

November 30, 2015 | 6 Comments

Rich and hearty, Apple Rum Raisin Cake includes some of my favorite flavours of the season.  Apples, warm spice, sweet raisins and… rum.  Nothing says winter baking quite like a dram or two of rum. I...

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Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe- Food Gypsy

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

November 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

This is Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, tried and true, it never fails.  It has the perfect spread and it’s easily adjustable for how you like you cookies – from crisp to soft and...

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Reese’s Chocolate Pizza

November 4, 2015 | 4 Comments

Have you tried the new Reese Spreads?  Oh My God, it’s my new addiction, chocolate and peanut butter – in a jar!  In honor of National Candy Day (no really, it’s a thing) we dug...

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Buttermilk Plum Küchen

October 5, 2015 | 11 Comments

This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada.  What can I say, we crazy bunch of Canucks like to get a jump on the holidays!  So this week we’re featuring a few ideas for your grateful...

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