Tag Archives: Dessert

An apple a day…

I adore apples. They smell like love, not smarmy, hot-hot-hot love, but enveloping, wonderful hugs love. When I first left home and went to University in Victoria, I had a Great Aunt & Uncle living nearby. Aunt Sonya & Uncle Joe were Great AND they were great! Whenever the home sickness beat out the “I’m […]

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Sugar and Spice…

Now, if you are anything like me, you looked at the picture of the cinnamon buns, read the title and thought…oooooohhhhh a recipe for those luscious buns! Yippee! No, nooot quite. Sorry. Was that mean of me? I knew what I wanted to title this piece the moment  I finished the interview with Jim and […]

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The Malone’s Sea Salt and Caramel Brownies

So very excited to share these brownies from the Sea Salt Cookbook. After interviewing Alison and Lorna, they kindly agreed to share one of the beautiful recipes from their inspiring cookbook. This cookbook is available at Costco and Chapters and is a beautiful addition to any cookbook collection or the perfect gift for the foodie […]

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‘The Temptress’ Caramel Cheesecake

I had posted a picture of this beauty on my Facebook Page before Thanksgiving and then completely forgot to share the recipe in the madness of Turkey-Time! My sincere apologies. This is an old favourite of mine, no idea where the original recipe came from…I’ve got a hand written version from about fifteen years ago. […]

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No Sweat Apple Galette

I’m a sucker for a fancy food name and galette sounds so much more elaborate than messy upside down pie. Full disclosure: this girl can’t bake. Ahhhh, I mean, I can bake, if I need to but I don’t lo-ove it. The precision required is not part of my personality profile. The reason this delectable morsel came about was 1. […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.