cookies, brownies & squares archive

consolation prize: raspberry breakfast bars

Last Sunday we attended a bbq filled with my husband’s extended family. Croquet was the before dinner entertainment and while I love the game, The game does not love me. We had a set growing up but my brother and…

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love is….raspberry jam thumbprint cookies

For the past few years, we’ve spent our wedding anniversary in different cities. Last year, we celebrated with a whirlwind visit  to Chicago in the middle of a big road trip. The year before that, we spent it in New…

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hello sweetie: oatmeal coconut raspberry bars

The fact that there are 4 tiny jammy squares sitting in my fridge means that I have serious restraint. I made these bars last week on a whim. I was feeling elated that my cards were featured in Uppercase Magazine…

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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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