Snow Storm Alert

      I cannot believe the snow that has come down this week! We had a large snow storm Thursday which took me 2 hours to get home! Thankfully I made it home safe, grabbed a quick bite to eat and off I went shovelling.   Today we’re having another large snowfall. It snowed all […]

Gingerbread Cheesecake

      The holidays are quickly approaching. I’m the designated pastry chef for all our family functions. This year for Christmas, I will be making this super delicious and most of all easy, gingerbread cheesecake for dessert. I’m always hesitant with gingerbread. There are some desserts that are so overly spiced that the dessert, […]

Gingerbread Pancakes

      Christmas is quickly approaching and what better way to capture the flavors of the season with gingerbread pancakes! What a great dish to serve on Christmas morning!     Gingerbread Pancakes 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 egg 1 1/2 cups milk 1 tsp. fancy […]


        One of my favorite recipes! I love making this when hosting a party or on a lazy Sunday night. What is a calzone? It’s like a panzerotti but it is not fried and it is much larger. It’s like a large pizza pocket. Once it is baked, you slice it into […]

Oatmeal Blueberry Bread

      This delicious sweet bread can be eaten alone or toasted with butter. Nothing beats the aroma of bread being baked in the oven! Easy to make. Like always patience needs to be practiced to achieve quality.   Oatmeal Blueberry Bread   1 cup rolled oats 1 cup boiling water Dough 1/2 cup […]

South Western Bean Salad

      This salad is a perfect accompaniment to barbequed meat. So simple and tasty with a nice smoky taste. Make it a day ahead to allow the flavors to infuse.   1 can of black beans 1 can of romano beans 1 can of corn 1/2 red onion finely chopped 1 green pepper […]

Healthy Alternative To Beer Nuts

    I have a stash of these at my office. I usually crave sugar around 3pm. So to hit the spot I brew some green tea and munch on these almonds. A good way to curve your sugar craving. You can also serve these as an appetizer with pre-dinner drinks or at a card game […]

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

                This simple and decadent recipe will be a hit at your next party. I once served this at my child’s birthday party and the adults ate all of them! When the kids came up from playing, there was nothing left! Thank God for the birthday cake! These […]

Strawberry Lemonade Sangria

Summer is upon us. What better way to enjoy the summer heat than to kick back and enjoy a glass of Sangria. A beverage common in Spain and Portugal, this delicious bevi has become a popular summer time beverage here in North America. Sangria is latin for blood, and the typical is made with red wine. […]

Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

    This cookie will not disappoint. I love to bake. When I want to say thank you, send well wishes etc., I make this recipe. I usually wrap this up in a nice bowl or pretty box and present as a gift. You cannot stop at one. The added Skor bits complete this cookie. […]