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Chocolate Knobs may not be the best name, but trust me – this is the best cookie. Dense and incredibly chocolate-y, with crunchy pecans for texture.

chocolate knobs

Yes, you read that right. These cookies are called chocolate knobs. What a name, right? But that was the original… Continue reading »

Chocolate Toffee Cookies – soft & chewy, dense and chocolatey, with lots of chocolate chips and bits of sweet toffee throughout.

chocolate toffee cookies

Once again I was going to make a cookie requested by one of my coworkers. Last week, I couldn’t make… Continue reading »

These coconut lime popsicles are creamy, delicious, and so refreshing for a hot summer day. Not to mention super easy to make.

coconut lime popsicles

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but it’s unseasonably warm here in Vancouver, and it’s… Continue reading »

Made with browned butter, Kentucky bourbon, and fresh tarragon, these soft and gooey Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies have a great, rich flavour.

brown butter bourbon chocolate chip cookies

Will anyone be surprised to hear that I just got a few new cookbooks? No? It’s like you guys know… Continue reading »

Sweet, creamy, Vietnamese iced coffee popsicles – perfectly refreshing on a sunny day.

vietnamese iced coffee popsicles

We’re finally seeing some beautiful weather here in Vancouver (I can’t believe it’s almost June!!), and one of my coworkers… Continue reading »

These old-fashioned sugar cookies are soft and chewy with a lovely crispy exterior, and great lemon flavour.

old-fashioned sugar cookies

I usually only make one cookie a week (only! ha!), but this week I was baking some cookies to take… Continue reading »

These Chocolate Diablo Cookies are dense and incredibly chocolate-y, with heat from fresh ginger and cayenne pepper contrasted by sweet milk chocolate.

chocolate diablo cookies

We in Vancouver will say we’re on the west coast – and we are, we’re totally a port city. But when… Continue reading »

Chunky Peanut, Chocolate, Cinnamon Cookies – soft, and chewy, and so, so peanut-y and chocolate-y. This is my new favourite peanut butter cookie!

chunky peanut, chocolate, cinnamon cookies

I’ve made a lot of peanut butter cookies over the years, and have posted quite a few recipes here already…. Continue reading »

This vibrantly coloured rainbow vegetarian chili is hearty and filling, with a nice bit of heat, and loaded with a wide variety of vegetables and beans.

rainbow vegetarian chili

Today was foggy and grey and raining all day. I know a lot of people hate weather like this, but… Continue reading »

Loaded with healthy oatmeal, banana and walnuts, you won't feel guilty about having these Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies for breakfast.

banana walnut chocolate chip cookies

I’ve never had a banana cookie before, but I’ve seen a few recipes pop up in my travels, both in… Continue reading »

Chocolate Cinnamon Swirl Sour Cream Bundt Cake – a dense moist cake with a cinnamon-y swirl of chocolate, raisins and nuts. One of my all-time favourites!

chocolate cinnamon swirl sour cream bundt cake

So when I started this blog, my goal was to try a bunch of new recipes. And I have! I’m… Continue reading »

Rhubarb Almond Muffins – made with sour cream and incredibly rich and moist, with lots of sweet almond flavour, plus tart rhubarb.

rhubarb almond muffins

This is the second muffin recipe I’ve tried from the Butter Baked Goods cookbook. Like their morning glory muffins I… Continue reading »

Sour Cherry White Chocolate Chunk Cookies marry slivers of tart sour cherries with sweet white chocolate and crunchy toasted almonds.

sour cherry white chocolate chunk cookies – cookie swap

This is it, y’all. The cookie I made for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. As I mentioned a few… Continue reading »

These Cheese Scones are slightly crusty on the outside, and flaky and tender and incredibly buttery on the inside.

cheese scones

I used to think I didn’t particularly care for scones. I’d had a few that were okay, but none that… Continue reading »

Apple Cider Caramels – rich with the flavours of autumn – fresh, crisp apples, cinnamon and caramel.

apple cider caramels

In most parts of Canada (at least in my experience), if you ask for an apple cider in any bar… Continue reading »