Recipe Post: Butter Tarts

Butter tarts are an iconic Canadian dessert, as Canadian as Nanaimo bars. They are also incredibly sweet, and oftentimes a single butter tart will be plenty enough as a treat. More than one, and you often start to get that queasy feeling in your stomach that maybe you’ve overindulged. There are tons of recipes for…

Recipe Review: Cinnamon Roll Apple Pies from YouTube’s Twisted

This is a humbling post, but I submit to you that even supposed “semi-pro” bakers can have off days, read recipes incorrectly, and hare off madly in all directions which leads to…interesting results. Sometimes these results are exciting, new ideas and “tweaks” on tried and true recipes, and sometimes, well, they’re just wrong. Recently, a…

Recipe Post: Vegetable Cottage Pie

This recipe is close to a beef cottage pie (usually called a shepherd’s pie by my family, even though there’s no lamb in it), but this is obviously meatless. I think it tastes just as good due to the well-seasoned veggies and the yummy cheese sauce; I highly recommend it! This casserole is also quite…

Recipe Roundup: What to do with your Christmas leftovers

This year’s Christmas celebrations will likely be very different than in previous years; depending on where you are residing, you may be able to meet up with family and friends, or only be able to celebrate with those in your current household. One thing that likely won’t change, however, is there we will all have…

Recipe Roundup: 8 Uses for Post-Thanksgiving Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Ever wondered what to do with that container of ruby jelly after the main Thanksgiving festivities are over and you’re looking at all of the leftovers in your fridge with some trepidation? Well say no more! Below are eight hand-picked recipes from various web sources that I have arbitrarily deemed to be the best use…

Recipe Collection: 7 Squash Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table

Squash is such a perfectly autumnal vegetable, signaling the end of harvest season for much of the country, not to mention its historical value as a nutrient-dense food. According to the American Library of Congress: “Squashes are one of the oldest known crops–10,000 years by some estimates of sites in Mexico. Since squashes are gourds, they…