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Vanilla Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

 Is it grey and rainy where you are? This weather is what I would expect London to be like- except colder. Everyone rushing around, sloshing around in the sludge accumulating at various street intersections; white knuckles from clutching their jackets closed as the wind rustles their hair. But one of the best parts about cold and rainy  ...

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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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Cookbook Round-Up

Around the holiday season I often find myself struggling to find the perfect gift for that one particular person. You know the one: they already have it all, they’re really picky with gifts, or their interests are so broad it’s hard to pinpoint what sort of gift they would really love. I think cookbooks are a fabulous gift for one  ...

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Shrunken Potato Heads

 Creeping ghosts, sneering goblins, cackling witches, and even glowing pumpkin faces. We know all the classic Hallowe’en characters, especially as we get ready for this favourite holiday. But what about shrunken heads? I mean, they’re probably the scariest of the bunch. So why don’t they become a part of the gang? I decided  ...

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Vanilla Cardamom Shortbread

Shortbread is a classic. For many, it’s a favourite! And although delicious, it often gets overlooked during holiday parties and is often the only lonely cookie left on the plate. But I’m here to change that. You’re welcome, shortbread. We’ve revamped this buttery and crumbly treat by adding extra vanilla extract and a  ...

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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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Holiday Spice Pecans

I am on the VIA train, rolling past farms and small cities as I travel from Montreal to small town Belleville, Ontario. Home for the holiday season at last! After a technical delay in uploading these pictures (the internet available in a moving vehicle never seems stable), I am so very pleased to be presenting you this very flavourful treat:  ...

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