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Perfect, Easy, and Mess-free Bacon!


I’ve noticed that in the past few weeks, leading up to the Christmas season, I’ve been using a LOT of bacon in my savoury treats.  I thought that if I’m doing this, others might be as well – and you might appreciate this tip!  This past summer, I picked up a fantastic tip from a good friend.  When it comes ... Read More »

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


I found these cookies on allrecipes.com last year when I was making cookies at the last minute.  I didn’t have any chocolate chips, condensed milk, brown sugar, butter, or any of the ingredients you need for traditional Christmas cookies.  This recipe was great because it took very simple ingredients, was easy to make, and was great for involving children. It is ... Read More »

Homemade Gingerbread Spice Latte


I don’t claim to be a coffee expert by any means, but I do enjoy a latte or flavoured coffee (mmm…Starbucks).  But they are expensive!  I saw this pin for a homemade Gingerbread Latte.  It looked easy enough, and I had all the ingredients on hand. The first thing you do is make a syrup using molasses, brown sugar, and ... Read More »

Chewy Chocolate Squares


 This is my absolute favourite recipe for squares, and I know it will become yours, too.  Picture (taste!) this: a thick, gooey, creamy layer of chocolate with a chewy cookie on top and bottom.  It’s so rich and sinfully delicious that I reserve this recipe to be used but once a year: Christmas!  I can’t claim to be the inventor ... Read More »