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Traditional Butter Tarts

This recipe for old-fashioned Canadian butter tarts came to me through my mother, who got it from my childhood best friend’s mom – I have it on good authority that Newfoundlanders make the best butter tarts, and she was a … Continue reading

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La Petite Baguette

I feel that over the past year or two, I’ve made a huge amount of progress as a baker and home chef. More than ever, I have been trying to find ways to take my skills to the next level, … Continue reading

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Apple & Cranberry Homestyle Pie

Pie is one of my favourite desserts, a sentiment shared by many who believe that pie is in fact, superior to cake. While I also enjoy a good cake, pie wins the day. Try this easy, delish Apple & Cranberry … Continue reading

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Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice {guest post}

Thanks to my colleague and fellow from-scratch baker, Naomi Kariya, for this fabulous recipe. Naomi is one of the sweetest people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting – she’s a tiny WonderWoman, always smiling and always flawless. When I found … Continue reading

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Food Processor Puff Pastry

Simple No-Fail Puff Pastry People are afraid of making puff pastry. This is true. But if you follow this recipe to the letter, you will make tender, flaky pastry every time. This puff pastry can be used to create a … Continue reading

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Baked Brie Two Ways

Baked brie is a great shareable appetizer for any get-together or dinner party. Here are two great recipes for baked brie, either of which is a delicious start to any gathering. Both are best served warm from the oven alongside … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Chocolate Cake

That’s a weighty statement to put behind a dessert, I know, but trust me, when you taste this cake, you will have no other option but to agree. Amazon Chocolate Cake is my family’s longstanding go-to cake for all occasions, especially … Continue reading

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Baking Resource

This website is the absolute best for equivalents and measures you need in baking. The great part is you can easily print it out and keep it in a sheet protector at the front of your recipe binder. Or bookmark it if … Continue reading

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