Desserts

Easiest apple galette recipe
Desserts

Easiest Apple Galette for Fall Celebrations

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If you love apple pie but find that making a homemade pie a little fiddly, I have a solution: make an apple galette – a free-form pie that offers all of the pleasure of a homemade pie with half the effort. My dad’s eccentric Aunt Margaret loved to bake apple […]

 
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Speedy Chocolate Beet Cake

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Local beets are plentiful at farmers markets now so it’s a great time to try this recipe. The cake isn’t too sweet and makes a delicious, simple dessert. No frosting required.  I was one of those little kids who loved beets. Mashed squash I couldn’t handle but I would always […]

 
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Tart Lemon Curd Recipe is Ready in 15 minutes

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Brightly flavoured and the colour of sunshine, Tart Lemon Curd is lovely made into tartlets or served alongside a simple cake.  When spring arrives, the menu in our house begins to change. Suddenly I don’t feel like making heavy soups and stews and although we don’t often eat dessert, the […]

 
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Wholesome Carrot Cake Recipe Feeds a Crowd

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This wholesome carrot cake recipe is a dessert makeover success story. It’s lower in fat and sugar than most carrot cake recipes and is made with whole grain flour. Made in a 9″x 13″ pan, wholesome carrot cake feeds a crowd. I have a history of trying to make my […]

 
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Old Fashioned Sticky Date Pudding Recipe

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Sticky Date Pudding: a self-saucing pudding cake with a rich butterscotch flavour. Made with stone ground flour and organic dates.  Throughout high school I had a job working at Shadow Lawn Inn. It was owned by Jean and Willie Ward at the time and I presume I was hired because my […]