Valentine’s Day Round-Up

Valentine’s Day is almost here so I thought I would share all of the delicious Valentine’s Day themed recipes I have on the blog so you can get ready for the big day this weekend! Happy baking & cooking for your sweethearts! Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cookies – My latest creation, that is a huge hit with…

Valentine’s Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cookies

This is an old recipe of mine, but one I have not posted before. My dear friend Jill reminded me of this recipe over the holidays, as I had included it in a little recipe book I made many moons ago to give away at my wedding shower! The tender chocolate-pecan cookie dough surrounds a chocolate covered…

Mother’s Day Fake-out Crepes

Hi, I’m Kara’s daughter, and I am taking over the blog for the day! This is a great recipe for kids to make for their mom this Mother’s Day!!!! Just like my mom, I like creating recipes in the kitchen too. I came up with this idea all by myself! Since I am too little…

Heart Melters: Fudgey Brownie Ice Cream Treats

Happy momstown #FoodFriday. Today my feature recipe is rich ice cream sandwiched between decadent fudge brownie hearts—momstown’s Heart Melters are an elegant, surprisingly easy Valentine’s show stopper! All you need for this easy and delicious treat is a pan of brownies, a heart-shaped cookie cutter, your favourite ice cream and some festive sprinkles. Make it special…

Avalanche of Love Bars

Perfectly sweet, crunchy and fluffy no-bake bars that make awesome treats for your Valentines! These were a huge hit at my house and are very appropriate when you have cold and snowy Valentine’s days like we do here in Southern Ontario! Mmmm these are so good! Ingredients: 2 cups white chocolate chips (approximately one and a half 225g…

Cottage Cheese & Chive Scramble

I love cottage cheese! Growing up cottage cheese was always in the fridge and incorporated in many different ways into meals. Sometimes mixed with fruit for a quick and healthy snack, or in the summer when it was too hot to cook dinner my Mom or Grandma would make a cold plate and include a portion…

Milk Chocolate Covered Valentine’s Pretzels

It’s the day before Valentine’s Day – do you need a quick and easy treat idea? Try these delicious sweet and salty milk chocolate covered pretzels with Valentine’s sprinkles! Ingredients: A bag of your favourite pretzels (My fave’s are Rold Gold Tiny Twists) A big good quality milk chocolate bar (I like President’s Choice Milk…

Heart Quiches with Bacon Arrows

Valentine’s Day is approaching quickly, and every year I like to create a new Valentine’s breakfast creation. This year (with the help of my ingenious 7 year old daughter) we created delicious and adorable individual crust-less heart quiches. The key is finding a heart shaped muffin tin (either silicon or metal). They seemed to be…

Sour Cherry Cake with Streusel Topping

A new sweet and sour twist on my famous Plum Cake recipe with luscious red sour cherries just in time for Valentine’s Day! A perfect coffee cake packed with sour/tart cherries (find them frozen) and a delicious streusel topping. Ingredients: For the Crumb Topping: 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup granulated sugar 6 tablespoons of cold…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Here is my Valentine’s favourite dinner for Valentine’s Day. Try making it for your sweetheart! Penne with vodka cream sauce  

Pecan Linzer Cookies with a Cherry Jam Filling

This is a favourite Valentine’s cookie recipe from the February 2007 issue of Martha Stewart Living. I use two heart shaped cookie cutters for this recipe, a large heart, and a small that fits nicely inside leaving enough room for the sides.  A perfect cookie for your Valentine! Use the recipe exactly as posted on…

Breakfast for your Valentine

How about a delicious romantic breakfast of a fluffy cheddar cheese and green onion omelette, heart shaped toast and sweet strawberries for your sweetheart? Can’t wait to make this for mine xo Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 teaspoons cold water 1 teaspoon margarine or butter 1/3 cup grated light old cheddar cheese 1-2 thinly sliced green…