Mom’s rhubarb “lake cake”

One of the beautiful things about where we live is the changing of the seasons. Right now, spring is in full bloom, and the trees, flowers and birds are returning. Spring is also rhubarb season, and its spring bounty is often the first harvest enjoyed from a garden. To celebrate the return of rhubarb, I got my... Continue Reading →

Belgian waffles from scratch

Nothing is better on a long weekend than making a decadent breakfast. This recipe makes great waffles - feel free to serve them at supper or for dessert! You will need flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, milk, eggs and butter. This recipe makes two waffles in our standard size waffle iron. I forgot to take... Continue Reading →

Home-cooked rice pudding

  As I have mentioned previously, my mother is a great cook. We were spoiled growing up with many home-cooked goodies. In honour of Mother's Day, I am sharing some of her classics. One of those was homemade rice pudding. We love to buy rice pudding but I thought I would try an old recipe for homemade... Continue Reading →

Perfect Easter dessert

I am not a baker. Correction. I can bake. Anyone can bake. Like any forming of cooking, it takes patience and practice to get good at it. I don’t have as much practice baking because I don’t gravitate to it like I do other forms of cooking. With the exception of Yorkshire pudding, or recent... Continue Reading →

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