Kara’s Perfect Tiramisu

I have been making this Tiramisu recipe of mine for years, and recently re-tested it to ensure its deliciousness and accuracy, and indeed still perfect and a dessert that is perfect as a Mother’s Day treat! One of my tricks is that I make a cooked custard vs raw eggs – with young children and eldery … Continue reading

Kara’s best Christmas Cookies

How is everyone doing? I always find this time of year exciting and happy but also a bit stressful. From finishing shopping and wrapping gifts to concerts, school events and gatherings with family and friends. So much to do! Anyway, I have to admit I am a bit behind in new recipe development and relying … Continue reading

Halloween-Mas Cookies

Here is a great cookie recipe originally posted 2 years ago for momstown.ca, that is a great way to use up that mountain of Halloween chocolate while getting ready for the holiday season! Get a head start on Christmas baking by using up those mini halloween chocolates to make a delicious and festive cookie dough that you can … Continue reading

Ghoulish Finger and Toe Cookies

Halloween is nearly here, and I really wanted to make something spooky and creepy for my little monsters! These Ghoulish Finger and Toe Cookies are fun, colourful and delicious! They are easy to make, and great for the kids to get involved with and create their own monstrous fingers and toes for your Halloween celebrations. Ingredients: … Continue reading

My Favourite Apple Recipes

I love this time of year, summer lingering, but cool Fall air coming, and of course apple season! I have a few favourite apple recipes, but honestly I have two that I make over and over again . . . my mouthwatering Authentic Polish Apple Fritters (which the recipe has been re-pinned +400 times on Pinterest!), and … Continue reading

Individual Red Berry Pavlovas

This month’s #GayLeaMom feature recipe is a beautiful classic meringue dessert topped with delicious Gay Lea Light Whipped Cream and fresh red berries! A perfect dessert for summer gatherings including Canada Day! Pavlova is a meringue based dessert topped with cream and fruit, and I thought would be a great pairing with Gay Lea‘s delicious whipped cream, … Continue reading

Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Pretzel Cookies

I was having a major cookie craving, one that was sweet and salty, soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. My creation was this, my favourite cookie batter base chock-full of milk chocolate chips, mini Reeses’ pieces, peanut butter chips and pretzels. These are awesome! Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup … Continue reading