Peanut Buster Parfait Ice Cream Cake

Peanut Buster Parfait Ice Cream Cake

Peanut Buster Parfaits were my favourite treat at Dairy Queen growing up. I’ve always loved that sweet-chocolate, salty-peanut combination. I don’t remember when my mom started making this version at home but I do remember that it was one of my favourite summer desserts growing up. James has never been a big fan of cake… 

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Chicken & Sage Sausage Patties

Chicken & Sage Sausage Patties

I never thought I’d be one to make my own sausages, but I also never realized how easy they could be to make. Little did I know that you don’t need all the special packaging equipment to make a darn good sausage. All you need is your hands, a fork and some everyday ingredients. I fell… 

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Simplified Stuffing

Simplified Stuffing

Although I never spent much time in the kitchen growing up my mom’s simple, hearty and homemade cooking had a big impact on me and inspires a lot of the way I cook today. She’s an awesome cook and has produced some of my all time favourite recipes. Today I’m sharing her Simplified Stuffing. If you’re like… 

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Cranberry Ginger Jelly

Cranberry Ginger Jelly

Canadian Thanksgiving is just around the corner and although I don’t make a huge feast for just the three of us, I do have fun making a few things here and there to remind me of home. A turkey dinner is just not complete without some Cranberry Jelly (or sauce, depending on your preference). I never realized… 

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Homemade Pita Pockets

Homemade Pita Pockets

My husband was one of the thousands stranded far from home when the volcano blew in Iceland last week. I was extremely disappointed when his Friday flight home was post-poned until Tuesday with no guaranties that he would actually be able to fly that day. You would have thought the world was coming to an end with how… 

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Two Tasty Ways to Use up Dry Bread

Toss with oil, spices and cheese

Nothing is more frustrating to me then wasting food. Whether it be because I burnt something, forgot about it in the back of my fridge, made something less then stellar, or simply bought too much of it. Whatever the case, I hate to throw away food. One of those foods that seems to always go bad… 

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Barcelona Hot Chocolate with Strawberry Marshmallows

Barcelona Hot Chocolate with Strawberry Marshmallows

Company arrived yesterday for a four day stay. It always feel nice to have visitors from home because it helps bring our two worlds together. We haven’t made many plans yet and are keeping things pretty relaxed. Growing up we always had a house full of visitors, especially around special occasions. So, for me to… 

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