Caramel Popcorn

This recipe for Caramel Popcorn comes from my brother-in-law, Ken Smith. Ken has been making this Caramel Popcorn at Christmas for over 20 years. It’s a huge hit  and something my husband and I look forward to receiving every Christmas! Ingredients for Caramel...

Butter Tarts

This delicious and simple recipe for Butter Tarts originated with my mother-in-law, Florence. A favourite at Christmas! You can make the Butter Tarts with nuts and raisins or make Butter Pecan Tarts, by adding more nuts and eliminating the raisins...

Nanaimo Bars

My mother-in-law’s recipe for Nanaimo Bars. Easy to pull together and delicious. A Christmas favorite! Nanaimo Bars[/caption] Ingredients for Nanaimo Bars Nanaimo Bars Base – 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter 1/4 cup (60 ml) white sugar 1/4 cup (60 ml) cocoa 1 egg 1...

Carrot Cake with Butter Cream Cheese Icing

A moist and delicious Carrot Cake with Butter Cream Cheese Icing. Ingredients for Carrot Cake 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 1/4 cups (310 ml) olive oil 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla 3 cups (750 ml) grated carrots 2 cups (500 ml) flour (half white and half wholewheat, or 100% whole...

Brownies with Walnuts

This is super simple, delicious and relatively healthy (coconut oil, flax, oat bran, nuts).  A great recipe for times when you crave something sweet and don’t have a lot of time to bake. Ingredients for Brownies with Walnuts 3/4 cup (185 ml) coconut oil or butter 2...

Making Bread!

(Looking for the bread recipe, skip my ramblings and go to the end of the page for the details.) Over the years making bread is something I’ve often ‘talked’ about doing. In fact, more than 20 years ago my brother promised to buy me a bread maker if...