Maple Fudge Recipe

I often make fudge over the holiday season but, of course, it’s a seriously tasty treat all year round. Last year I discovered a new to me recipe for Maple Fudge on the Canadian Living website. Being Canadian as well as British, I have a soft spot for anything maple flavoured, so I decided to include the Read More…

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake Recipe

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake is the cake for people who don’t like fruitcake. It’s got all the Christmassy flavours we crave without the heaviness of a typical dark fruitcake. History of Brandy and Mincemeat Cake I have been making Brandy and Mincemeat Cake for years, and first blogged it way back in 2009. But this year, I’ve Read More…

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

I love traditional Thanksgiving dessert recipes like Pumpkin Pie, but it’s nice to make a second dessert or to have some delicious treats on hand for when folks get hungry before or after the main Thanksgiving meal. I’m very lucky because most years we have two Thanksgivings. I come from Canada so my family and Read More…

Old Fashioned Christmas Pudding Recipe

Christmas Pudding is an integral part of British Christmas celebrations. You may have seen illustrations in the classic novel, ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, depicting a flaming pudding being carried proudly to the table. Similar imagery is still used in advertisements today over here, where Christmas pudding is still a seriously big deal. What Read More…

Crock Pot Apple and Pear Sauce

As with so many of my recipes, there’s a story behind my Crock Pot Apple and Pear Sauce. For years I made applesauce in a saucepan on the stove, the same way my late mom did, and it was delicious. Then one day about three years ago, I came across a Homemade Crock Pot Applesauce Read More…