Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Growing up on the farm, we always had a large garden full of vegetables. I have fond memories of helping my mom plant, tend to and harvest the garden. There's a certain pride that comes with growing your own food. And nothing beats produce from your own garden - the smell and taste is second... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Oat Fudge Bars

Starbucks may be known for its signature beverages, but it also sells a variety of popular baking. The coffee giant is known for its oat fudge bars - I know many customers who are fans of this treat. So I decided to make my own version, and I think it turned out just as good,... Continue Reading →

The Rules of Chocolate

Anyone who knows me knows I love chocolate! I came across the following Rules of Chocolate recently and had to share them: 1) If you have melted chocolate all over your hands, you're eating it too slowly. 2) Chocolate covered raisins, cherries, oranges and strawberries all count as fruit so eat as many as you... Continue Reading →

Christmas Baking: Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies

So I couldn't let Christmas pass by without posting at least one Christmas baking recipe. Every year I enjoy making some of my family's favourite holiday baking, but it's also nice to try a new recipe. Via Pinterest I came across the following recipe for Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies on the Barbara Bakes blog. This... Continue Reading →

S’mores minus the campfire

It's summertime which means camping, campfires and s'mores! But if a campfire is not in your summer plans, you can create your own s'mores at home. Here's a tasty s'mores cookie recipe. These cookies are soft and chewy and include your favourite s'mores ingredients - chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows! Give this recipe a try... Continue Reading →

The Good Kind of Muffin Tops

More than a month ago I bought a muffin top pan from a quaint little store in Cochrane, Alberta, which is close to Calgary, and I finally got around to using it recently. I found a banana chocolate chip muffin recipe on the Internet specifically for muffin top pans. Here's the recipe on Diana's Desserts... Continue Reading →

Christmas Baking: Peanut Butter Cookies

Today I'm sharing one last recipe in my Christmas baking series. This recipe is for peanut butter cookies dressed up with a simple chocolate rosebud. This is an easy yet delicious cookie. Happy baking! Peanut Butter Cookies 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Caramelitas

In honour of Halloween and sweet treats, today I'm sharing a sinfully delicious recipe called Caramelitas. The combination of chocolate and caramel is oh-so-good! Make sure you have a mug of coffee or tall glass of milk to go with this. Happy Halloween! Caramelitas Melt together in the microwave or on the stove: 46 caramels... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Cowboy Cookies

Looking for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe? Try these tasty Cowboy Cookies. This recipe is a farm neighbor's and is featured in the Purves Country Kitchen cookbook. We prefer our chocolate chip cookies flat and chewy and I've perfected this recipe so they turn out just right. In order to get them that way I use Pampered Chef stoneware... Continue Reading →

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