Maple Bourbon Glazed Carrots Recipe

This weekend, we celebrated Thanksgiving. I may live in the USA, but I’m Canadian, and Thanksgiving happens in early October! We’d decided early on that we’d be having a ham ...

Massive Post of Holiday Baking and Candy Making Inspiration!

Less than a week to go until Christmas, and still so many reasons to bake loom ahead. Hostess gifts for holiday parties… a good spread for your own holiday party. ...

Maple Walnut Baklava

So… this weekend is the start of October. Yikes. That realization sent us into a stress frenzy recently – we still have a TON of exterior work to get done ...


Southern Comfort Glazed Ham Recipe

Last week, we celebrated Thanksgiving. Well, the first of two, anyway – ...

Gluten-Free Maple Pumpkin Pie with Maple Cream

It’s been almost exactly 1 year since I set up a Kickstarter ...

Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Dijon Vinaigrette

The Minneapolis Farmers Market opened this past weekend, and we’d been looking ...

Milk Chocolate Chai Truffles Recipe

If you’re looking for a little pre-Thanksgiving dinner treat, a hostess gift ...

Confetti Bars! (Butterscotch, Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Bars)

Short and sweet post today… .. so I’ve been dealing with a ...

The “Juicy Goosey” Burger – Perfect for Thanksgiving!

When I was a kid, my mother made the most fabulous burgers. ...

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Gluten-Free Lingonberry Muffins

A while back – in my pre-gluten-free days – I went one a big muffin making kick. I’d make all kinds of muffins, a different flavour each week – lingonberry, raspberry-nectarine, cardamom-pear, apple struesel… and they’d serve as breakfasts for the week. Once going gluten-free, I know I’d need to come up with a great […]

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“Nerds” Wedding Favour Boxes – a Free Template!

Ever since posting about it a few years ago, this post about the wedding favours my husband and I made for our wedding has been one of THE most popular entries on this blog. Not only was it a cool idea for wedding favours, it would also work well for birthday parties, graduations, and more! […]

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Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

A couple weeks ago, we bought a smoker. After having made proper back bacon, we just HAD TO. That first day of smoking things, we went a little nuts: A couple kinds of sausage. Poblanos. Peanuts! A chicken (that one didn’t go so well, though). The big standout from the day? Smoked Jalapeno Poppers. These […]

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Smaug Costume!

Going to keep this short and sweet: I’ve finished the costume that I’ve basically been keeping secret for the past month or so! A little while ago, I decided that I wanted something really epic to wear to the premiere of Battle of the Five Armies. Something new, something DIFFERENT… I’d go as Smaug! I […]

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Gluten Free Poptarts Recipe (Toaster Pastries)!

Poptarts are one of those things that satisfy some weird need for childhood comfort food every once in a while… even though they aren’t actually really that good. It’s funny how many people brought them up as one of the foods they miss most, when going gluten-free! This recipe actually prompted one of my favourite […]

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