Salted Dulce De Leche Brownies

There are some classics that you just shouldn’t mess with. Everyone has a favourite movie or song that they would be devastated if someone dared to rework. When it comes to baking there seems to be a never-ending list of recipes that are reworked for every new generation. I guess that’s one thing that appeals […]

Ideas for Eggplants (Aubergines)

by Donna. Baking isn’t only about sweet treats.  I particularly like putting my oven to use when it comes to making vegetables. Eggplants seem to say “summer” to me.  Besides delicious things like Eggplant Parmigiana which take advantage of both summer eggplants and tomatoes (my recipe for that comes from my mother-in-law – and I have […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

by Donna. Pineapple upside down cake reminds me of my mother.  It was always an easy “go-to” cake for her, and with canned pineapple and those oh-so familiar yellow rings with maraschino cherries in the middle, it is now a retro memory of my 1970s childhood. I am a long-time subscriber to Cook’s Illustrated magazine […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

“There’s nothing a cupcake and coffee can’t solve.” ~Marie Williams Johnstone “I absolutely love making chocolate chip cookies. I mean, it’s fun. It’s exciting. Beyond the fact that I love making them, I love eating them.” ~ Debbi Fields I would like to take a moment to thank two very important women in the history […]

Banana Oat Muffins

This is a super easy muffin recipe that is a reliable standby for using up bananas. I usually keep a stash of over ripe bananas in the freezer. and defrost them to use. This way they are almost perfectly mashed already! The muffins are also great for storing in the freezer in case you have […]