Zucchini Bars (Really)

Tomorrow is almost here! and it will be Leave some zucchini on your neighbour’s porch day! Anyone with a garden knows the feeling. It can be a little like the face on Edward Munch’s picture, The Scream at this time of the year. What do I do with it all!!!!!!! Now it doesn’t actually say […]

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Zucchini Sweet Potato Loaf

Friday, August 8th is a very important day according to Wellcat.com. It is SNEAK SOME ZUCCHINI ONTO YOUR NEIGHBORS PORCH DAY! a day all gardeners look forward to with relish…uuummm zucchini relish! Zucchini or courgettes as it is known in other parts of the world, are a summer squash, only 21 calories per cup, an […]

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Zucchini Brownies

This is going to be a very quick post as I am still nurturing my pinched nerves and attempting not to get caught at the computer. Since standing is a much better position, I have been having adventures in the kitchen. At this time of the the year, there is sooooo much fresh produce available. […]

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Avocado Brownies with Orange, Rum & Hazelnuts

With all the chocolate sweets running around this weekend, I thought I would share something rich and intensely flavourful that isn’t chocked full of sugar and chemicals. I promise you will not need to eat the whole thing to feel you have had your chocolate fix. This recipe came out of a recent trip to […]

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Orange Marmalade Nut Squares

My intention was to create something deliciously wicked for my step mother who loves nuts and seville orange marmalade and as I only had a 45 minute break between things on the to do list, it had to be a quick something. I think these would be great for lunches, they will pack well and […]

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Chocolate Mint Rice Krispie Squares

When I was in high school, the Cooking & Catering Club made doughnuts from scratch and you could tell exactly who decorated which doughnuts. What can I say boys love colour! With that in mind, be careful who has control of the food colouring. You will need: 2 Tbsp. butter 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows […]

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Lemon Curd Buttermilk Squares

One of my Scottish heritage traditions is lemon curd, so not good for the arteries but soooooo good served just out of the fridge in freshly baked warm flaky tart shells. This recipe is a negotiated middle ground for friends who are not so fond of the pucker a real good lemon curd gives your […]

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Cherry Dream Cake

If your schedule is like mine at this time of the year, finding any free time is a blessing. Cookie exchanges are events that I have the best intentions about when scheduled in November but the realities of mid December send me running to things that can be quicker and easier to produce than cookies […]

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Stollen

Stolen you say? Not quite…Stollen, also called Klabben is a German Christmas Fruit Bread that has been recorded as being around for about 700 years and looks very different today from it’s much more humble “official” beginnings. If there was only one thing I could bake at Yule, this would be it. Stollen recipes are […]

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