Holiday Cooking

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

I think Halloween may be one of my favourite “holidays” of the year. There’s no stress, no gifts to buy or large dinners to make – it’s just a lot of fun. We always have a ton of fun carving…

Asparagus Prosciutto Phyllo Broomsticks

Asparagus Prosciutto Phyllo Broomsticks

October is right around the corner. Which means Halloween is too. Lately I’ve seen a lot of recipes for really fun recipes for kid’s Halloween parties but we all know that Halloween is not just for the kids. In fact…

Valentine Pretzels

Valentine Pretzels

These cute little Valentine Pretzels are a great project to get your kids in the kitchen. I mean, chocolate and sprinkles, it just doesn’t get any better than that does it? Since there is no cooking or measuring (once you…

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

One of my favorite holiday treats growing up was my grandmother’s famous raspberry thimble cookies. My grandma was an amazing cook and could whip up just about anything (she was also famous for her donuts) but there was just something special…

Butter Tart Sugar Cookies

Butter Tart Sugar Cookies

I’m not sure you are even allowed to celebrate Christmas in Canada without butter tarts. In my family, and most families I know, they are as much a part of the holidays as Santa Claus himself. Personally, I like butter…

Mason Jar Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Mason Jar Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

I’m sure you’ve seen these cute mason jar cookies mixes before. Every time I see them I think about what a cute gift they would make, especially for people that like treats but maybe don’t bake a lot. Just about…

Holiday Cookie Exchange Recipe Roundup

Holiday Cookie Exchange Recipe Roundup

In attempt to get into the holiday spirit at work I have invited my co-workers to participate with me in a cookie exchange this year. The idea went over very well and everyone is excited to bake and show  off…

Gluten Free Rosemary Crackers & Cranberry Cheese Ball

Gluten Free Rosemary Crackers & Cranberry Cheese Ball

I don’t cook a lot of gluten free dishes since we don’t have any gluten issues in our family. However, when entertaining or taking goodies to a get together it’s more and more common these days to have guests that…

Pumpkin Spice Loaf

Pumpkin Spice Loaf

Smother this moist, sightly spicy loaf in rich creamy cream cheese icing for the ultimate in pumpkin heaven! Save Print Pumpkin Spice Loaf Author: Mommy Outside the Box   Ingredients Pumpkin Loaf 2 cups of flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1…

Spiced Apple Cheesecake

Spiced Apple Cheesecake

Spiced with ginger and cinnamon, this not too sweet apple cheesecake is reminiscent of a warm cup of apple cider. Save Print Spiced Apple Cheesecake Author: Mommy Outside the Box Serves: 1 cheesecake   Ingredients Crust: ½ cup of graham crumbs ½…

Canada Day Recipe Round Up

Canada Day Recipe Round Up

Whether you are throwing (or attending) a party or celebrating more quietly at home – Here’s a sweet round up of some fun and tasty recipes to show your pride this Canada Day!  

Oh Canada Napoleon Recipe

Oh Canada Napoleon Recipe

What’s more Canadian than Saskatoon berries?  Well if you live in the prairies not much.  My all time favorite local food makes this simple Napoleon recipe extra special. Oh Canada Napoleon Recipe Makes 5 or 6 Napoleons Ingredients: 1 package…

Stamped Icing Cookies

Stamped Icing Cookies

I was trying to come up with something a little different for Valentine’s treats this year and had some fondant that needed to get used up before it dried out. I’ve seen stamped cookies before and thought they were pretty…

Perfect Poultry Stuffing With Whole Grain Rice & Sausage

Perfect Poultry Stuffing With Whole Grain Rice & Sausage

I decided to try something a little different this year when I stuffed the Thanksgiving turkey.  I know there are lots of interesting recipes out there but I wanted to stick to something with a traditional stuffing flavour but with…

Cupcake Bouquet With Chocolate Leaves

Cupcake Bouquet With Chocolate Leaves

Although I love just about everything about summer I have to admit I love the colors of fall.  They are so rich and dramatic.  Fall was the inspiration for this creation.  It would be a perfect display for a fall…

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