Category Archives: Desserts, Puddings & Such

Maple Crème Brûlée and a Trip to Québec City

Luscious, silky, maple-infused custard topped with a crackling layer of caramelized sugar, Maple Crème Brûlée is the stuff dreams are made of. (Skip to recipe) The last part of our little Canadian holiday took us to Québec City. See Part … Continue reading

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Apricot and Evans Cherry Crisp

This marriage of apricots and tart Evans cherries is made in summer-fruit heaven. Top it with crispy, oaty, buttery crumbs for a fantastic dessert. (Or a delicious breakfast – I won’t tell.) Skip to recipe. The Evans cherries are almost … Continue reading

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Chia Pudding with Strawberries – Happy Birthday Canada!

Chia Pudding is the easiest thing to whip up. Just stir together these protein-packed little seeds with milk and wait for a while. They magically turn into a creamy tapioca-like pudding that’s fun to layer with fruit in a red … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Banana Boats Cooked Over the Campfire

Banana Boats are a gooey, sweet classic dessert to cook over the campfire – utterly delicious, and they need only three ingredients and a few minutes to put together! Cooking with Meredith Yay! It’s summertime! And that means campfires and outdoor … Continue reading

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Easy Microwave Apple Crisp – Dessert’s Ready in 10 Minutes

Whip up this easy microwave apple crisp in 10 minutes for a comforting dessert with a fresh new twist. I love it when I find a new cooking technique that makes my life easier . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Edmonton’s FEASTival (and a Dreamy Coconut and White Chocolate Mousse)

The dreamy, smooth white chocolate mousse recipe comes from a professional culinary arts program, but is easy to make in your own kitchen. Last week I had to pinch myself. I was in a food lover’s paradise. Mmmmmmmmmm. Edmonton’s 27th … Continue reading

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Mini Lemon Coconut Pavlovas – White Delight for Dîner en Blanc

Elegant in white, these fluffy Lemon Coconut Pavlovas make a delectable statement – a fitting finale for fun or fancy dinners. We attended Dîner en Blanc again last week. A magical and fun evening. The secret location this year was … Continue reading

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Prairie Mess (‘Eton Mess’ with Saskatoons and Rhubarb)

Luscious prairie fruits turn this version of Eton Mess into a unique and special dessert. I turned around, blinked a few times, and my saskatoon bushes went crazy. Our drought this year has been hard on gardens and crops, and … Continue reading

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Cooking With Kids: Spiced Rice Krispie Trees

This is a fun project to make with kids; gingerbread-spiced rice krispie trees, shaped in a paper cone and decorated for the holidays. Cooking with Meredith Oh, ’tis the season – fa la la la la . . . la … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Slump

A delicious saskatoon dessert recipe reminiscent of old fashioned fruit cobblers. No, that title does not describe how you feel at about three o’clock in the afternoon after picking saskatoons in the heat for the whole day. It describes a … Continue reading

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