Tag Archives | desserts

Lemon Iced Tea Milkshakes

So, quite some time ago I was in high school. And I had friends who were also in high school. I was at the house of one of these friends in my high school years and she introduced me to something that would be life-changing. Iced tea powder on vanilla ice cream. I know it […]

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Cinnamon Roll Biscuits

I’m all about yeast dough. But there are somedays you just don’t have the time or energy for that. The proofing, the kneading, the rising, the rolling, the rising…. all the waiting. It’s just too much somedays. I was going to make some biscuits today. Just regular, flour/butter/milk biscuits to go with  a pot of […]

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Cannoli Crepes

What is the best thing you’ve ever eaten?   My husband and I went to Europe for 3 weeks (France, Spain, Italy, Monaco, Croatia) in the summer 3 years ago. It was one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. There are probably people who hesitate to spend a good amount of money on experiences. […]

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Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb Milkshakes

I have been dreaming up things to make with my precious rhubarb for a while now. At our first house, we had a huge rhubarb plant and I never took full advantage of it. Now we have nothing but sand. We moved last December, right after Christmas, into the house we built and we are […]

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Triple Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

I have something to tell you, but I feel like you’re not going to believe me. These are the best cookies I’ve ever eaten. Not just the best cookies I’ve created, or the best cookies I’ve made from someone else’s recipe, or the best cookies I’ve ever eaten at a coffee shop or bakery. The […]

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Lemon Berry Cheesecake Trifles

I just love summer. I think that’s one of the best parts of being a teacher. Especially since, in Manitoba, we might only get 4 months of nice, warm weather to begin with. It’s been hard waking up the last few weeks. With the sunshine pouring in our windows (and our drapes don’t block out […]

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Absolutely the Best Brownies Ever

It’s time I shared this recipe with you. I have made these brownies countless times. They go back to my University days when I found all my recipes on Allrecipes.com and had no knowledge of food blogging. On a whim, I decided to try this brownie recipe. Best decision ever. I mean, how do you […]

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Cinnamon Cheesecake Buns (and other buns in other ovens)

I’ve seen, tested and tasted a lot of variations on the traditional cinnamon roll lately. From banana, to carrot cake, to lemon cheesecake, to strawberry. But I hadn’t yet seen a cinnamon cheesecake bun, and I decided I needed to change that. Because I had made a cinnamon roll cheesecake, it just made sense to […]

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