I know what you’re thinking – what am I doing putting cream cheese in cookies!? Well, I recently got the Food52 Baking cookbook and knew I had to try this recipe as soon as I saw it. C’mon, only five ingredients and one of them is cream cheese…yes please! Somehow both chewy and crunchy at the same time, they’re delicious – just trust me on this one. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!
Kung Pao Chicken
‘Tis the season…for comfort food! Everyone loves Kung Pao Chicken at a restaurant, but this recipe is a super easy and delicious at-home version made in the slow cooker. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!
Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie
As the true Canadian, I believe maple syrup is the liquid of the gods (or something close to that!). When combined with bourbon and pecans, which go so well together on their own, this recipe was definitely a crowd-pleaser. I wanted to make a different pecan pie, so I found a couple recipes where I liked a bit of this and a bit of that and came up with the following. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy! Continue reading
The Perfect Lemon Bars
I cook with lemon all the time, but I rarely bake with it, and I thought it was about time to change that! I set out to find the perfect lemon bars – a recipe that wasn’t too sweet but still really showed off the tangy lemon flavour – and these are the result. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy! Continue reading
Apple, Honey & Cinnamon Cake
Everyone loves apple picking, but what do you do with all those apples once you get home? You bake with them! This light cake is brightened with a hint of lemon and stands out with it’s apple layer. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!
Avocado, Grapefruit & Pistachio Salad
As you probably know, I prefer fruits to vegetables, so this is a great salad to me! It’s an easy and versatile recipe that would pair well with many mains. The grapefruit really brightens it up, and the pistachios provide a great nutty texture. Scroll down for pictures, hope you enjoy! Continue reading
Easy Peanut Butter Cookies
Do you like peanut butter and cookies and no mess? Or, are you are looking for something quick and easy? Either way, this recipe is right for you. It’s got three ingredients and is possibly the easiest cookie recipe I’ve ever encountered – the hardest part is getting the peanut butter out of the measuring cup! Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!
Coleslaw goes hand-in-hand with barbecues, so this is the perfect time of year to share this recipe – especially with this being a long weekend! This coleslaw is tangy and creamy, and the longer you let it sit, the better it gets. Hope you enjoy!
Banana Oatmeal Nut Cookies
When I first encountered this recipe, I wasn’t sure of how I felt about bananas in my cookies. In my head, bananas only belonged in muffin and bread recipes, but I am happy to have been proved wrong. These cookies are awesome and versatile, great for snacks or even as a breakfast. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy! Continue reading
Kale Caesar Salad
I don’t often post salads, so when I do you know it’s good! I got a sneak peak of some recipes of dishes that will be at Taste of Toronto this week, and this one stood out. I tweaked it just a bit to better suit the home cook. It is a great, garlicky Caesar salad with a twist that will make you want seconds. Hope you enjoy! Continue reading