Archive | March, 2014

Nanaimo Layer Cake

This is big news. BIG. News. I made you a healthy cake. No lies. Look at that cake — don’t believe me? I seriously SKIPPED my Sunday afternoon nap to write this post for you guys. That’s a big deal. This cake is a big deal.     Would you believe that that cake is […]

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Smoky Sausage & Potato Chowder

I just love chowder. It’s creamy. It has potatoes. It often has corn. Cheese. It’s creamy-cheesey-potato-and-corn deliciousness. As much as I’d like to pretend that Spring is coming, with my barbecue this and barbecue that, and strawberry pineapple heaven on a crust of shortbread, deep down, I’m not feeling it. I still walk out to […]

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Samoa Shortbread Bars

I don’t love shortbread. Generally, I just don’t like food that is hard. And shortbread is hard. I’d much rather be eating a gooey, slightly underbaked chocolate/peanut butter/butterscotch/white chocolate chip cookie. Or pretty much anything that is soft, gooey or chewy-in-a-good-way. I guess I get that from my mom. She is one to always knock […]

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Strawberry Pineapple Lemonade Bars

You know that time when you were about half way through a recipe and you went to grab one of the essential ingredients from your fridge and it just was not there? And you swear that you just bought a new bottle of it and it’s probably hiding on you somewhere, and that’s understandable because […]

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Flowering Tree Cupcake Cake Tutorial

Let me first say this isn’t the most proportionate tree cupcake cake I’ve made because of the size of the container I was trying to fit it in, but I thought I would show you a  few photos of the process anyway just to give you an idea how it can easily be done. I […]

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BBQ Chili Cheese Lasagna

I used to be a leftover hater. Then again, I also used to be a childless, married woman working a .75 high school teaching position. It’s funny how being a mother changes everything. Though even when I was at home on maternity leave, I’d still complain to my husband when we had so many leftovers […]

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Twice-Baked Potato Pie with BBQ Meatloaf Crust

There’s just not much to say about this. It’s a Garlic and Herb Twice-Baked Potato stuffed inside BBQ Meatloaf and topped with cheese, bacon, tomatoes and green onions (or anything else you’d like to put on top of a Twice-Baked Potato stuffed inside a BBQ Meatloaf crust). How pretty is that? You will need to […]

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My Favourite {Whole Wheat} Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

I remember when Banana Chocolate Chip muffins were a new fad. Or maybe they had been popular for much longer, and my mom was just a little late getting on board. It was really the first time I understood how amazing a combination banana and chocolate is. Before Banana Chocolate Chip muffins, my mom would […]

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