Salted Caramel Macaroons

Well, it’s that time of year again: Passover! 8 days of no leavened grains, including wheat, barley, rye, oats and spelt. It’s not fun in general, and even less so ...

Teeny Tiny Chocolate Chip Cookies

Be prepared to giggle. These teeny tiny chocolate chip cookies are adorable, and delicious too! There are two types of cookie lovers: those who enjoy crispy cookies, and those who ...

Ilana’s Granola

My sister, Ilana, is the most amazing woman I know. She is a selfless, motivated and courageous individual, and the most relaxed and loving new mother to two beautiful and delicious twin ...

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The New Year Chocolate Chip Almond Mandelbrodt

I feel as though I start off every recent post apologizing for ...

When Harry Met Sally Pecan Pie Bars

As a huge movie buff, I’m surprised a quote or reference hasn’t ...

Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bark

When I came across this recipe on “live love pasta” I was ...

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My Apology Baked French Toast

Hi folks! Well, it is has been QUITE a while, hasn’t it? My apologies. I have been incredibly busy since the beginning of September when I started a master’s program and moved into an apartment in my FAVOURITE area of Toronto. It has been such a great few months! I love my program (it’s social [...]

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The NYC Baked Brownie

Well summer is finally over. I am back in the city on weekends and no longer swimming in the lake at my cottage. I have to wear my fall coat to walk Sadie in the morning. Goodbye shorts. Goodbye flip-flops. Hello lattes, pumpkins and coloured leaves. This September marks the month of change for me. [...]

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut butter is one of my favourite foods and I was shocked to realize that I don’t bake with it very often. Peanut butter cheesecake is at the top of my dessert list but it’s also incredibly complicated to make. I’ll get there eventually but for today I’ve settled on making peanut butter oatmeal chocolate [...]

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Ginger Molasses Cookies, Just Like Starbucks

A while ago I made ginger molasses cookies because I was buying them so often from Starbucks and I figured I could make them easily at home and for a fraction of the price. My first attempt was good, but not great. I gave up and decided to leave the task to the experts.However, I [...]

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Good Old Fashioned Blondies

You know when you are looking to buy a car and you find one you like and then you see it everywhere on the road? Well we recently threw a bachelorette for my friend Danielle and started off the evening at Two Mom’s Bakery for some interactive baking. The desserts we made were amazing and [...]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay. So I’ve finally caved and made a recipe I found while browsing on pinterest. Damn you pinterest and your delicious images! I saw these mint chocolate chip cookies months ago and have had them bookmarked ever since. They are actually a Betty Crocker recipe which would normally have me running the other way but [...]

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Chocolate Cashew Chow Mein Clusters

I’ve somewhat neglected the blog this summer because it’s been so hot and beautiful and I’m outside every chance I get. I do miss my baking and photography time though, and I’m going to be making more of an effort to post at least twice a month. I’m going up north tomorrow for the long [...]

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Auntie Eva’s Mandelbrot

My dad turned 60 this year and to celebrate, my family went to France for a vacation! We had such a great time, starting off in the South of France to see the gorgeous beaches and towns and then finishing off with some (a lot) of shopping in Paris. I’m too embarrassed to admit how [...]

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Sadie’s Third Birthday and Individual Oreo Turtle Cheesecakes

This weekend was full of wonderful celebrations. My sister and brother-in-law celebrated their very first wedding anniversary and it was my puppy’s third birthday. We were all up at the cottage for the Canada Day long weekend, so it was especially nice to be all together to celebrate! Sadie got two of her own special [...]

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A Caramel, Chocolate, and Pecan Blondie Blitz Father’s Day

Happy father’s day to all dads out there! I hope everyone in Toronto enjoyed some of the sunny weather we had this weekend and of course some good family time. I was up at my cottage with my own family, eating a lot and drinking some good wine. In order to make my dad feel [...]

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