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

Muhammara Recipe (Roasted Red Pepper Dip)

A bowl of dip on a table

Muhammara is my new favourite dip. I’m in love with this spicy, sweet, smoky dip, and I know that if you make this muhammara recipe, you will be too. What is Muhammara? Muhammara is a roasted red pepper dip. But it’s so much more than just roasted red peppers. Muhammara is a Syrian recipe fromRead more

Apple Walnut Spice Cake

Apple Walnut Spice Cake

Apple Walnut Spice Cake is a sweet and delicious way to celebrate apple season. At this time of year, I love to make use of fresh, local apples, like in this Apple Chicken Stew, or Roasted Beet & Apple Salad, but baking with apples is my favourite. Last season, I made Apple Cheddar Muffins with Rosemary, which was amazing.Read more