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recipe, sweet, winter

Meringue Swirl Cookies

This morning I just finished cleaning up after hosting my Fiancé’s (yes, we’re newly engaged!) family for Christmas- it was lovely. And the cleaning up doesn’t bother me at all (granted, I don’t do it alone which makes a huge difference!). The sense of accomplishment and enjoyment from feeding others definitely outweigh  ...

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breakfast, condiment, sweet, winter

Lime and Persimmon Marmalade

 Marmalade is a creation that is both sweet and tart- and I like to make my own as I prefer it more on the tart side. Especially when heavily slathered with hot butter and toasted baguette! This recipe uses limes which add a heavy citrus note, and is paired with persimmons. If you don’t know what persimmons are, they’re a large  ...

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recipe, snack, sweet, winter

Chocolate Truffle Hedgehogs

A group of Canadian food bloggers and I got together this year to share some of the most memorable holiday treats in our family. What a fun experience it has been! Some wonderful classic treats and interesting alternatives revealed themselves as a favourite, and I certainly encourage you to check them out (see bottom of post for the links).  ...

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recipe, snack, sweet, winter

Sesame Orange Brittle

Sweet, chewy, crispy, nutty, and with just a touch of salt. I think we all have memories of those Sesame Snap candies that can always be found in small corner or grocery stores, stacked so neatly by the cash register. As a kid they were never really that tempting (I always went for the Hubba Bubba original), but as I got older I learned to  ...

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condiment, recipe, sweet, winter

Peppermint Marshmallows

The holiday season is always full of rich and decadent foods. But sometimes, we’d like to enjoy something that is a little easier on the tummy. What do you often indulge in during the holidays? For me, it’s desserts and rich treats that always push me over the edge during the holidays. You know the feeling: you want to try a bit of  ...

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