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recipe, snack, summer, sweet

Lavender Eclairs

 When I was a kid, Easter was kind of a big deal. My sisters and I would lay out our woven wicker baskets in the living room before going to bed, and when we came downstairs the next morning each basket would have a chocolate bunny sitting inside. We were impressed every year, despite knowing the ritual. Like most kids, it was more about the  ...

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collaboration, recipe, sweet, year-round

Mocha Waffle Torte

 Valentine’s day is coming up! Will you be mine? 🙂 I have a confession: I’m not big on Valentine’s day. But when my food blogging crew wanted to do a Valentine’s day round-up, I couldn’t refuse! We decided to post our favourite chocolate dessert to celebrate this romantic day and offer some interesting suggestions  ...

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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, sponsored, sweet

Reese’s and Cream Crepe Cake

What was your favourite candy when you were a kid? Mine was Reese’s peanut butter cups- and I was so calculated about enjoying them that I would count how many I had collected on Hallowe’en and carefully dole them out to myself over a couple weeks. In fact, even today when I purchase a bar, I carefully eat each little cup one by  ...

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recipe, snack, sweet, year-round

Almost-Raw Chocolate Torte

I hope you are having a lovely long weekend! I’ve skipped out of town to visit family and have a bit of down time. It’s a much needed bit away from the city. As I write this, the baby birds coo from the nearby apple trees and the smell of lilacs fills the air. I’m quietly drinking a rhubarb fizz and it’s so refreshing.  ...

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recipe, sweet, winter

Gingerbread Skor Biscotti

Gingerbread has the winter holiday season written all over it. It resides in the nooks and crannies of its bubbly texture, intermingling with the warm spices and sugar, and disperses into the air with each gentle snap of a bite. But I decided that this year I wasn’t just making gingerbread men or cake.  I was going to make gingerbread  ...

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