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Maple Bacon (x3) Cupcakes

Warning: this recipe combines two of the most delicious foods in the world, cupcakes and bacon. Bake at your own risk. Bacon is, and always has been one of my favourite foods. In fact, my family likes bacon so much that a few years ago unbeknownst to each other my siblings and I had all … Continue reading

Carrot cupcakes with quark icing

Let’s try this again. The last time I started prepping this recipe to post, my poor ‘ol MacBook got drowned in an apartment flood. Maybe I’ll try to keep my fingers crossed so that nothing happens to my computer while I finish it up this time. Sure, it might take a little longer to write, … Continue reading

Nova Scotia Berry Lavender Pavlova

Oh hey, I remember you. Over the last few months I’ve attempted to put together a post several times, but alas they were not meant to be. From the Norwalk that ruined my Holiday baking plans, to the apartment flood that drowned my lap top, it’s been a rough couple of months for baked goods. … Continue reading

Apple crisp

This one’s for Jacquie. Who’s Jacquie? Jacquie sat beside me in almost every class during my time at NSCC. Jacquie is kind of my doppelganger. Jacquie drove me to and from campus every day during the bus strike. Jacquie helped me fill all the M&M favours for my wedding, and then read the “my love … Continue reading

Blueberry peach custard cups

If you have ever met my mother, then you know that she is a lovely woman. You probably also know that she loves cats. What you might not know, is that she loves custard. Last week, my parents became the proud owners of a lovely, secluded cottage, on a beautiful, quiet lake. If you have … Continue reading

Katie’s chocolate bar pie

It can’t be avoided. Sometimes it just needs to happen. Sometimes you just need to have chocolate, and when you need to have it, nothing else will do. Nothing. Unfortunately, sometimes can turn into all-the-times, and then you might start to feel a little guilty. Luckily for you, I’ve discovered a solution. Keep indulging in … Continue reading

Weekend bonus recipe: blueberry flax pancakes

Happy Weekend Everybody! As a special treat, I’ve decided to post a bonus recipe. You’re welcome. So, why the extra recipe? It’s Saturday. Tomorrow is Sunday. Chances are when you wake up on one of these days, you are going to need this recipe. That’s right, you need it. Because on the weekend, pancakes are … Continue reading

Flax and honey pizza crust

The stars of this week’s recipe are Valley Flax Flour‘s, you guessed it, pure flax flour, and Cosman & Whidden liquid honey. I wasn’t sure how the flax flour would affect the texture of the pizza dough, so I started with a half and half mixture and added additional white flour until the dough felt … Continue reading