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Bumbleberry Crumble Pie is a mix of leftover frozen fruits and berries leftover from other baking projects and smoothie making turned into a scrumptious pie. Bumbleberry Crumble Pie This Bumbleberry Crumble Pie is an appropriate dessert for this time of year when Spring has finally sprung and thoughts turn to Spring cleaning, including your freezer. If you’re...

Apple Cobbler, the new fashioned way! Preparing and partially cooking the delicious apple filling really speeds up the cooking time. Apple Cobbler I often think of apple cobbler as a “winter dessert”, the kind of comforting end to a meal that’s like a warm hug that will get you through the day. Like a Sticky Toffee Pudding or a warm Rum &...

Garlic Butter Steak, Family Style. Learn the pan-rushing method of cooking a large steak that can be sliced and shared with the whole family, complete with melting garlic butter as a tasty finishing touch. Family Style Garlic Butter Steak This idea for a recipe post for Garlic Butter Steak came about last week when Prime Rib steak was on sale at one of our local supermarkets....

Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake. A buttery pound cake peppered with toasted coconut & fresh pineapple, soaked with rum and covered in a rum and butter glaze. Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake Spouse’s birthday was this past week and this Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake was actually her birthday cake for the celebration. She had requested something simple...

Shortcut Monte Cristo Sandwich on Ben’s Honey Wheat Bread – with brie apple and ham…but feel free to create your own cheesy combination of flavours. Shortcut Monte Cristo Sandwich The idea for this shortcut Monte Cristo Sandwich was really born of frustration with trying to make one the “authentic” way. Traditionally the entire sandwich...

Barbecue Spice Mix Seasoning, a restaurant style shake-on seasoning blend that boosts flavour on everything from french fries & hash browns to grilled meats & veggies! Barbecue Spice Mix Seasoning I started thinking about this barbecue spice mix seasoning several months ago when I had breakfast at a hotel restaurant. The hash browns they served were lightly...

Easy Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake – this gorgeous, simple cake is so quick to make too, with only about 20 minutes of hands on preparation. It’s destined to be one of your go-to desserts. Easy Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake I made this Easy Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake last week when my daughter Olivia was home from University in Toronto on mid term...

Toutons Benedict – Newfoundland Fried Bread “Toutons” form the base of this delicious Eggs Benedict version with lightly fried baked ham and a summer savoury flavoured Hollandaise Sauce. Toutons Benedict   Toutons Benedict, 2011 image. I do look forward to my weekend brunches and this Toutons Benedict really hit the spot. Toutons instead of a...

This Rum Sauce a.k.a. Rum & Butter Sauce or Rum Caramel Sauce goes by a few names but either way it is an outstandingly delicious addition to  desserts like bread pudding, apple pie or ice cream! Rum Sauce I recently updated our old family favourite recipe for Rum Raisin Bread Pudding and part of the update was the addition of a rum sauce. I almost always...

Smoked Cheddar Duchess Potatoes – one of the most luxurious, indulgent and most flavourful potato side dishes you will ever sample. Smoked Cheddar Duchess Potatoes When I say that these Smoked Cheddar Duchess potatoes are indulgent and delicious, you can bet I mean it. They are the most creamy, rich and flavourful baked, mashed potatoes I’ve ever...