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Homemade cranberry sauce recipe in under 30 minutes

In our house it wouldn't be Thanksgiving without homemade cranberry sauce. A spoonful alongside roast turkey, squash and potatoes brightens the heavy flavours with just the right amount of spice and a hint of tart. I even love the look of cranberry sauce on a plate, deep red a read more
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Hot cross buns a simple & scrumptious Easter tradition

  As a child my favourite part of hot cross buns was the frosting. Or was it the fact that you also got to butter a sweet bun that already had frosting on it? No matter, to this day they are one of the great Easter treats.     When the hot cross buns read more
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Sarah’s Molasses Brown Bread

I’m one of the bloggers participating in The Canadian Food Experience Project, a national program that’s helping to identify (or at least add clarity to) a Canadian food identity. This month’s task is to write about a regional Canadian food. So, I have a question for read more
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One-bowl chocolate almond brownie recipe

When you hear “one-bowl cake” what comes to mind? Something cake mix-ish may be? Something easy, but not necessarily from scratch? What if I told you I had a recipe for a cake that can become brownies on a whim? That you can mix up in a food processor. That’s cake- read more
Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Ingredients: 2 cups cream ¼ cup canned pumpkin puree 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice* ½ cup fancy molasses 6 egg yolks *Substitute ½ tsp ground cinnamon, ¼ tsp ground ginger, ¼ tsp ground nutmeg and 1/8 tsp ground cloves read more
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Wild Rice and Barley Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette

Nutty wild rice and chewy barley combine in a far-from-ordinary salad to brighten up your summer menu. The grains are tossed with an aromatic vinaigrette spiced with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon, then sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds. The salad is full read more
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Gingerbread pumpkin bars

If molasses had a season I'd say it's Autumn. There's something about the tangy, warming flavour of molasses that makes it the perfect partner for all sorts of Fall baking. I have already gone on and on about what a lovely couple apples and molasses make, so now I'll move alo read more