Coconut Date and Cherry Christmas Squares

The Christmas season inevitably brings back memories of loved ones who are no longer with us and I often think of my lovely Aunt Irene. I feel like she’s in the kitchen with me when I make her Coconut Date and Cherry Christmas Squares. Auntie Irene was one of my Dad’s sisters. A tiny lady, not Read More…

Aunt Dorothy’s Butterscotch Squares

When I was a little girl, the traditional desserts at family holiday celebrations always included tray after tray of cookies and squares, in what seemed like every possible variation. It was a children’s paradise, and I remember standing transfixed in front of the buffet, trying desperately to decide which treat to choose. These Butterscotch Squares, Read More…

Leftover Turkey and Almond Stir Fry

This Leftover Turkey and Almond Stir Fry is a lovely way of using up Thanksgiving or Christmas leftovers, and it’s light, spicy flavours are really refreshing after all those heavy holiday meals. Almonds are the perfect foil to the stronger taste of turkey, but of course you can use any other leftover nuts you prefer. Peanuts work Read More…