Winter White Sangria Recipe

Two drinking glasses filled with wine and fruit.

This Winter White Sangria recipe is a festive, sparkly drink that shows off the fruits and spices we love during the holiday season. Packed full of delicious, comforting flavors including apples, pears, cranberries, and cinnamon, this quick and easy winter cocktail is the perfect holiday drink. I like to make a batch of this whiteRead more

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Don’t you just love holiday cookies? Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Cookies are a favourite at my house this time of year, and baking them together around Christmastime has become a highly-anticipated tradition. These shortbread cookies — which are, by the way, one of the “official” holiday cookies — truly embrace the decadence of winter wonderlands andRead more

Cranberry Apple Oatmeal Muffins (with Dates & Walnuts)

A basket of Cranberry Apple Muffins on a table

 Sweet apples and tart cranberries, both harvested in the fall, are beautiful compliments to each other in many recipes. I love this Apple Cranberry Pie, and this recipe for Cranberry Apple Oatmeal Muffins is another one of my favourites for fall baking.  What Makes This Muffin Recipe So Good Not only does this muffin recipeRead more

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash are a perfect fall side dish, especially when you add bacon, cranberries, and a maple syrup balsamic dressing. Why Roast Vegetables? The dry heat of a hot oven amplifies the flavour of the veggies, gives them crisp on the outside, but keeps them tender on the inside. Roasting isRead more

Apple Cranberry Pie – Cranberry Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Cranberry Pie with Pecans, Cinnamon and Cardamom

This Apple Cranberry Pie is a seasonal favourite in our house. The filling, of apples and cranberries, flavoured with orange liqueur, and the crunch of nutty pecans, all spiced with cinnamon and cardamom, is warm and festive and all winter cozy. Best Apple Varieties For Pie-Making Every baker has a favourite pie apple, and a lot ofRead more