Shrove Tuesday – My Favourite Pancake Recipe

There are headlines about Shrove Tuesday in almost all the foodie publications right now – except not everyone is calling it Shrove Tuesday. Most people here in the UK simply refer to it as “Pancake Day”. In a recent survey four in five people admitted that they did not know what Shrove Tuesday is actually all Read More…

Best Christmas Squares Recipes

At Christmas more than ever, it’s tried and tested family recipe I turn to. Not only do they taste great, my best Christmas squares recipes bring back memories of Christmas past and make a welcome addition to any Christmas cookie tray. I’ve been making most of these recipes since I was a little girl in Canada and 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 Chocolate Chip Cookies

The other day I returned from running errands to find my 23 year old son baking this batch of Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies, using  the recipe I used to make with him when he was growing up. That recipe is, in fact, one I have been making since I was a little girl. It’s Read More…

Easy Lemon and Herb Chicken Marinade

One of my favourite ways to eat chicken is simply baked, barbecued or roasted in a flavourful marinade like my Easy Lemon and Herb Chicken Marinade. Marinades are wonderful for helping to keep chicken moist and tasty. I marinate poultry for at least a couple of hours before I cook it, longer if I have time. Read More…