Recipe Index

cookies, brownies & squares archive

rainy days are back again: benne wafers

It’s back on with the rain and the grey skies. My umbrella and rubber boots are ready by the door – and I’m sure I’ll be needing them soon. It kinda figures that with this weather comes sad news. The…

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not quite health food: whole wheat chocolate chip cookies

This past weekend not only did I relax and chill out to the best of my abilities (which if you read my previous post, isn’t very chill), I also made cookies. Not just any cookies, mind you, chocolate chip cookies.…

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i like you best: fresh apple spice cookies

I love fall. For me, it’s all about the trees with their heavy, colouful leaves. And air so cool and crisp that requires your favorite cardigan, slightly wrinkled and maybe a bit musty from its hiding place at the back…

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don’t kick your habit: cappuccino bars

I drink 2 cups of coffee a day. Sometimes, if I’m feeling rough or I’m out meeting a client, there might be a third cup. I’ve never tried to quit because I know the kind of pain I’d be under.…

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tart bars: rhubarb cranberry crumb bars (+ a little road trip help!)

Lately, it seems like each visit to the market, I come home with about a dozen stalks of rhubarb. Sure, I love the tart fruit that makes drinks taste so much more awesome, that helps put brown butter to good use, lends…

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the very best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever

I don’t often make chocolate chip cookies. I love them, but I’m pretty picky. There’s the kind I grew up with, the recipe that came from the back of the chocolate chip bag. I’d help my mom sift the flour…

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neighbourhood loving: union market chocolate macaroon copycat bars

I love trying to recreate some of my favorite things from local shops and restaurants. I first tried my hand at the UBC cake from the Uprising Bakery. I think I did pretty well and that recipe has been the…

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sesame tahini cookies

Two Saturdays ago, we took off across the bridge and drove up into the mountains with some rented snowshoes and a couple of friends. There had been avalanche warnings that morning and I was a teensy bit nervous as we…

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