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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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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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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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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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Paris Cooking Class: Moelleux au Chocolat with Praline Cream (an utterly decadent and fudgey flourless chocolate cake)

A Parisian chocolate cake, Moelleux au Chocolat is soft, fudgy, fluffy, and intensely chocolatey. Top it with decadent Praline Cream for a taste of heaven! (Skip to recipe) Paris . . . that most romantic of cities . . . … Continue reading

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Confetti Crepes with Chocolate Lentil Creme, Toasted Hazelnuts and Fresh Pears

Are you looking for a luxurious, decadent dessert for your next dinner party or lazy Sunday brunch? Look no further. It’s hard to believe lentils can be the base for a dessert so sinfully smooth and chocolatey, and toothsome and … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Almond Tapioca Pudding

As temperatures plummet, I crave comfort foods – stews, soups and puddings. Interesting, how comfort food seldom seems to be crunchy or sharp or intense. It’s more often soft and warm and . . . well . . . comforting. … Continue reading

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