Key Lime Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

Time: 2 hours plus another 4 to cool before serving I love the muppets…. I have since I was a kid. This is a fun rendition of “Put the Lime In the Coconut”… Great to enjoy while eating this cake, or convalescing, if you have just seen the doctor…. This cheesecake is always a hit…

Best Chewy Ginger Cookies

Time: 1 hour Makes 14 – 16 large cookies Ginger snap cookies are a must in our house. I like to make them big, soft and chewy. They don’t last long — usually, I make a double batch, so we have enough for the kids in the neighborhood – wink, wink. These cookies are best…

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Makes 48 large cookies This song is one that once you hear it, you hear it in your head all day long – it is addictive. So are these cookies. You can’t just eat one. Try it… You should also know these cookies require a bit of time to make as you can only make…

Breakfast Pear Souffles

Time: 45 minutes For whatever reason, souffles are not on menus as often as they should be. For a great history of souffles, read the “Rise and Fall of the Souffle in Modern Cuisine“. I think there is an overall aversion to making them as there is a belief that they are tricky to make….

Strawberry Shortcake Scones

Time:45 minutes My hubby’s favorite dessert is Strawberry Shortcake on a scone, not cake. He is very particular about it. In celebration of his birthday, we usually make it for him and we like to add a bit of citrus to it – so I add orange zest to the scones and lace the whipping…

Crumble Top Apple Pie

Time: 90 minutes My mom makes the best pies. This is one of her recipes and her photos that she sent me, as we live in different cities/towns. When I asked her what song it reminds her of she text me “Sugar Pie Honey Bunch”… and I know why, too. Or at, least, I think…

Easy Pie Dough (Pate Brisee)

The “Princess Bride” – PB is one of my all time FAVOURITE movies. I have watched it many, many times with my family. This is also one of my favorite PB (Pate Brisee) recipes so I am pairing them up! Plus, once you try this recipe you will have found your “one true love” for a pie…