Apple Pie Pops

Apple Pie Pops Things You'll Need:2 large apples 1/2 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice blend 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon water 20 wooden lollipop sticks ...more

Snicker's Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

Snickers Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies ...more
Delicious! It would be the perfect compliment to my coffee this morning!more

Holiday Noshing With Gluten Free Canteen

The holiest days of the Jewish calendar year, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are just around the corner. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins September 16, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins September 25. Though Yom Kippur is a time of fasting and reflection, Rosh Hashanah is a time to celebrate with a warm and wonderful holiday meal. ...more
 @Grace Hwang Lynch Yes -- absolutely! I share those good wishes!more

I have a confession to make.

Right then, on with it.Ahem…remember that this does not make me less Canadian.And I’m a good person.Don’t judge me.I don’t like pumpkin pie.I can’t be the only one. There are others like me out there, hiding in the corners, afraid to admit this very un-Canadian, un-American trait. We need to stand united and demand a better option....more
@Darcie I made a pie that I actually liked.more

Have a SCONE Party

Have you ever thought of having a scone party? Why not? They can be sweet or savory and enhanced with a variety of jams, butters of fresh fruit.Get your friends together, make a pitcher of mimosa, brew your favorite type of tea and get baking!...more

DIY: French macarons, it's totally worth it

Five years ago the craze was cupcakes. Now it’s French macarons.  And like those crazy cupcakes averaging $3 a pop, a single French macaron can cost you a pretty penny (or tens or hundreds).   Most recently, as I can’t resist taste testing the new macaron in town, I bought 10 to share with my people from a pastry shop in Tampa, Florida.  It cost me $18.75, and these were actually on the lower end of the macaron price scale at $1.90 a piece....more

No-Bake Nutty Biscuit Cake

Sanjeeta kk‘If there is no chocolate in heaven, I am not going‘  ~ Jane Seabrook...more

Can I Blog?

If you ever want to know what your kids think of you, ask them to help you name your blog.  As if their propensity to do the opposite of everything you ask isn’t already a hint, just wait to see what they come up with for Mom’s blog name....more
I can tell you that my kids will certainly never have me at a loss for stories, so I guess I'm in.more

Professional cake decorating tips, and a sour cream chocolate cake, too

I got into the culinary industry for one reason, and one reason only.  I love to eat.  Mostly cake.  Okay, I’ll eat anything I’m not allergic to, but my first job in the restaurant biz was at a bakery on purpose.   Through quick glances from the service counter of SusieCakes, I observed the professional way of crafting a layer cake for ultimate eating enjoyment.  And along my own path I’ve picked up a few more tricks of the cake trade… so here they are, in very particular order…....more

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ball

I will let the pictures do the talking......more