Simple Strawberry Jam

This simple strawberry jam is a must make every summer, much like this  Seedless Raspberry Jelly, and it can be used for so much more than just toast. This Pound Cake is perfect for slathering your favourite jam or jelly. Make it with fresh berries and store it for any time of the year! It’s…

Seedless Raspberry Jelly

Making Seedless Raspberry Jelly is one of the best things to come from fresh raspberries! Smooth jelly with a beautiful balance of sweet and tart is exactly what you want in a homemade preserve. Use it for baking, as a spread or a spoon all by itself! It’s that time of year, fresh berries are…

Marble Cupcakes

These marble cupcakes are my kids’ absolute favourite treat when they magically show up on the counter. Made using a luscious vanilla cake batter swirled with chocolate These simple and moist cupcakes pair perfectly with chocolate or vanilla frosting, or even with a little bit of both. The supermom’s answer to when you have more…

Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry Crumble Pie has long been one of my favourite desserts. My mom often made this pie for a quick dessert. The balance of flavors and textures is everything you want in a dessert. With blueberry season just around the corner, this is the perfect easy recipe for any weeknight dessert or backyard BBQ! This…

Angel food cake with lemon curd and Italian meringue

This Angel Food Cake With Lemon Curd and Italian Meringue is one of the classics. Light and airy with just a hint of sweetness, it makes for a perfect light dessert. Filled with a tart and creamy lemon curd and topped with a fluffy vanilla Italian meringue you’ll feel like you are eating a lemon…

Tourtière with Candied Bacon Crumble

This Tourtière With Candied Bacon Crumble is a comforting meal filled with flavourful spiced meat and crumbled candy bacon. It is my take on this traditional meat pie. Normally I try and make my recipes coordinate the season, and honestly I don’t think I’ve ever made tourtière in May! I did, however, make it once…

Marinated Goat Cheese with a Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

This Marinated Goat Cheese & Balsamic Vinegar Reduction Recipe is exactly what you’re looking for when serving an appetizer or after dinner cheese plate. The perfectly balanced combination of the creamy goat’s cheese, the sweet yet tart vinegar reduction makes for one delicious bite.  It is a fast and easy snack for over a cracker,…

Caramel Apple Fritters

These perfect Caramel Apple Fritters are out of this world. Filled with tart caramelized apples and ribbons of cinnamon, which is the perfect compliment to this buttery yeast dough. Topped with a vanilla glaze which adds just a hint of sweetness to the crisped outside. These fritters are the perfect brunch, dessert or after school…

Perfect Pretzel Bites with Honey Mustard Dip

  Today’s recipe has long been one of my favourite snacks. When I was a kid nothing was better than a trip to the mall for an Aunt Anne’s pretzel. The soft, salted, buttery dough with their honey mustard dip was pretty much my idea of perfection. Now, as a grown up I don’t live…

Peach Crisp Cheesecake

It’s PEACH season,  which is probably my personal favourite of all the fruits we are lucky enough to enjoy through out the summer. This year I have even better access to glorious Okanagan peaches as we’ve relocated to British Columbia. Even though I still have boxes to unpack I couldn’t resist the peaches at the…