Caprese Caesar Cocktail – Canada Day Caesar Drink

Caprese Caear Drink

The Caesar Drink is a quintessential Canadian cocktail.  Although the origins of the drink are questionable, it was supposedly invented in Calgary in 1969. Regardless of where it came from, the Caesar is Canada’s most popular cocktail. I think a lot of Canadians can relate to trying to order a Caesar when travelling in the USA. Usually, a blank stareRead more

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies – Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Salted Caramel Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies are one of my favourite holiday treats to make. I love making treats that  are simple and versatile, like with this perfect shortbread cookie. It’s a classic shortbread recipe that can be the base of many different treats, including, this Salted Caramel Shortbread Thumbprint Cookie. The great thing about a thumbprint cookie;  you can put whatever youRead more

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash with Rosemary and Balsamic Vinegar

Roasted Butternut Squash with Maple and Rosemary

Butternut squash is such a versatile veggie, although it is really a fruit. It can be grilled, pureed into soup, mashed, stuffed, used in breads and muffins or chilli or curries. Roasting is one of the easiest ways to prepare these beautiful orange squash. And speaking of orange, butternuts are very high in beta caroteenRead more

Cranberry Sauce From Scratch – Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

  The Cranberry Sauce is often an afterthought, for a holiday dinner. However, Thanksgiving is about celebrating all that we have to be thankful for, right?  At this time of year, our ancestors were giving their thanks for the bounty of the harvest. Back, then, our food didn’t come in cans, it was made from scratch withRead more