Category Archives: Bars and Cookies

Chocolate-Ginger Sugar Topped Cookies

You know you’ve stayed in Canada for a long time when someone asks you about the weather and you reply nonchalantly “It’s not too bad today. Just hovering around -10°…” only to be met with nonplussed silence. I remember my … Continue reading

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At the beginning: Dark, Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

Nothing inspires as much hope as a new beginning. New job, new town, new home, new relationship, new year – they all bring with them the vision of new possibilities, a fresh outlook, a blank slate to do with what … Continue reading

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White Chocolate, Macadamia and Cranberry Cookies

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Candied Bacon and Rosemary Shortbread

I woke up this morning with my eyes bright and alert for the first time in a week. My brain was free of the cobwebs that a cold and flu had ridden it with. I opened the front door and … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

Ever since my early days at school, December has been my favorite month of the entire year. There is just something about the festive air of December that belies work and signals the beginning of a holiday. There is a … Continue reading

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Holiday Biscotti

This space has been really quiet for the last two weeks. I wish I could say the same about my mind. Growing up can be a bitch sometimes. There are important decisions to be made and I don’t mean the … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Espresso Shortbread Cookies

Let me say that again, slowly. Chocolate. Espresso. Shortbread. Cookies. Are you drooling yet? And if you’re not, where do you come from? Before I start, I think I need a disclaimer. These cookies are HIGHLY addictive. If you can … Continue reading

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