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Cranberry Almond Granola Bites

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This recipe is a cross between granola and a granola bar.  For Christmas one year during high school I received a Richard Simmons exercise tape called “Reach”. He wrote the lyrics to the soundtrack (very hokey) and he sings you through the exercise routines in his goofy voice. It was […]

 
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Skibo Castle Ginger Crunch

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Skibo Castle Ginger Crunch is an easy recipe and makes a lot so is great for a crowd.   When I was growing up one of my favourite Christmas treats that mom always made (and still makes) is ginger shortbread. Loaded with both candied ginger and ground ginger it has […]

 
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Sparkly Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

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Sparkly chocolate gingerbread cookies are festive and delicious.  When we were growing up our house was like a commercial bakery leading up to Christmas. Mom made at least a dozen different kinds of cookies, along with Christmas breads, mincemeat, plum pudding, light and dark fruit cake, cherry pound cake and […]

 
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Jumbo Trail Mix Cookies Recipe

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These jumbo trail mix cookies are just right for summer hikes, picnics and road trips.  As soon as school was over the summer I was eight we moved into an old home in Rothesay. The property had an old fashioned garage and suspended from its rafters was an enormous birch […]

 
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Whole Wheat Double Chocolate Cookies Three Ways

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Double Chocolate cookies with the option to add the grown up flavours of orange zest or candied ginger. When we first moved into our current house we met the neighbourhood rabbit, Charles. He was a pet rabbit that belonged to the family that lived behind us and they let him […]