Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream – Homemade Ice Cream

Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream

Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream is helping us cool off today in these sweltering temperatures. Let me tell ya, I adore my ice cream maker. When we need ice cream, (yes, need), we have some in 30 minutes. No going out. And in our house, it doesn’t have to be hot outside, because we love iceRead more

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry cake has been on my mind ever since the first berries started to ripen in my garden. There is nothing like the taste of a just picked, perfectly ripe strawberry, warm from the sun.  Especially after having to make do with imported berries over the winter. Fresh local berries make you remember the wayRead more

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Shortbread Cookies

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies are one of my favourite holiday treats to make. I like making treats that  are simple and versatile, like with this buttery shortbread cookie. It’s a classic shortbread recipe that you can use as the base for all kinds of delicious treats, including, this Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookie. Thumbprint cookies are fun, because youRead more

Cranberry Sauce From Scratch – Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce made from fresh cranberries is so quick and easy. 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, ourRead more