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Classic Recipes: Banana Bread

There are certain recipes that we all have in our recipe boxes or repertoires.  The classics.  It almost seems silly to blog them because, well… the world has about 10,000 banana bread recipe already.  What could I possibly have to offer up that’s new? Probably nothing. Be that as it may, I love banana bread […]

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pear cranberry oatmeal cookies

Pear Cranberry Toffee Oatmeal Cookies

Adding pears to cookies is easy when you use dried fruit – like in these Pear and Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies! Happiest of new years to all of you, my readers!  I hope 2015 brings you lots of great things including a little bit of inspiration to create something new every day – even if it’s […]

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Mince Tarts for Christmas | Eyes Bigger Than My Stomach

Mince Tarts for Christmas

Little mince tarts are a holiday classic and they’re so fast to put together – if you cheat a little (ok… a lot, haha) You all know my feelings on pastry if you read the blog regularly.  We don’t get along. It’s a love hate relationship.  I love eating pastry.  But I do not like […]

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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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