Tag Archives | desserts

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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Grandma’s Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

I feel like we know each other well enough now that I can share with you a few family secrets. Like my Grandma’s Hot Fudge Sundae Cake. It’s a really big deal. My grandma has made all of her granddaughters and granddaughters-in-law a cookbook, with recipes written out by hand and pictures from cooking magazines. […]

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Avalanche Granola Bars

So I ate the last granola bar this morning at work. Not a big deal, but it means I must make more immediately. We always have these granola bars on hand because they don’t need to be refrigerated or frozen and can last on the shelf for weeks (or maybe longer — but we never […]

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The Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

I have this thing with giving food cheesy names. As in, I’m against giving food cheesy names. I apologize if it’s something you’re really into. To each their own. Personally, when I hear the name of a recipe, I want it to tell me what’s in it. Telling me something is “Aunt Mary’s Super Special […]

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My TOP 10 Favourite Cookies Ever

So I started writing this blog because I had pinned about 550 recipes to my “Recipes I’ve Tried” board on Pinterest. I thought it was about time to start writing about my adventures and misadventures in the kitchen. I thought it was time I had a place to record my failures and successes, besides a […]

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