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Strawberry Chocolate Syrup | eyes bigger than my stomach

Strawberry Chocolate Syrup

Strawberry chocolate syrup with a hint of fresh mint and cardamom is an easy to make recipe but with a flavour complexity that makes it an elegant addition to summer desserts and drinks! There are times, it would seem, where you really wish something had worked out differently. And it gnaws at you, in the […]

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Maple Rhubarb Apple Crisp | eyes bigger than my stomach

Rhubarb Maple Apple Crisp

I forgot about my rhubarb patch this spring. Well, not “forgot” exactly.  Just, sort of… well I would remember for a fraction of a second and think I should go check on it and then get distracted until a day or two later and then… well… rinse, lather and repeat. It sits at the very […]

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Sour Cream Peach Pie | eyes bigger than my stomach

Sour Cream Peach Pie

One of my favourite pies… scratch that… my very favourite pie, is my mom’s Sour Cream Apple Pie.  To me, it’s pie perfection – tender flaky pastry, succulent apples mixed with tangy sour cream and a perfect cinnamon brown sugar topping.  Autumn in a pie plate.  But then, then I saw Greg’s post for PEACH […]

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peach and cherry tart | eyes bigger than my stomach

Rustic Peach and Cherry Honey Tart

I am back with more Okanagan bounty.  I’m afraid to say I don’t think this will be the last post about my Okanagan goodies but seriously, when they’re THIS GOOD, who cares, right? I love making rustic tarts with puff pastry.  First of all, they’re super easy (if you totally cheat like me and buy […]

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raspberry pecan muffins | eyes bigger than my stomach

Raspberry Pecan Muffins

It has, frankly, been too damn hot and sunny and un-Vancouver like to have my oven on this summer.  We went the entire month of July without a drop of rain – that’s the first time on record that’s happened. That’s why this blog has been so recipe free lately.  I’m not turning on the […]

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