Pumpkin Pie

Makes 2 pies Time: 90 minutes Once you try this pie you will have lots to be thankful for! It is healthy and sooo very delicious. I also provide my mom’s favourite (and unique) way of making pumpkin pie… I think you will enjoy this! Music Selection: Johnny Cash – Thanksgiving/Thank You Ingredients: 2 pie…

Roasted Pumpkin Puree

Time: 1 hour I’ve got my mind set on pumpkin pie – and I mean the really good pumpkin pie that comes with roasting and pureeing the pumpkin! AND lucky us, it is November 1 and we have fresh pumpkins! This puree can be used in so many recipes, but our favourite is to have…

Pineapple Empanadas

Time: 1 ½ hours – Makes 36 I decided to make my chicken enchiladas (a double batch) as it is always a favourite and we wanted something warm and spicy as it was a chilly day. I made these amazing empanadas as a dessert to go with it, but frankly, these are great for breakfast…

Rum Raisin Squares

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Music Selection: Meditation Melodies – Afternoon Tea Music The other night, over conversation with some friends we came to realize that the men in our group all had a strong like for raisins in desserts – raisin tarts, raisin pie and definitely raisins in rice pudding. Having a bag of…

Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting

Time: 1 hour I have paired two absolute classics! Banana cake with peanut butter and chocolate chips with a hint of cloves smothered in peanut butter frosting AND BTO!!! You really ain’t seen nothin’ yet… baby! This is perfect for a potluck or high noon tea! Music Selection: Bachman Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen…

Poppy Seed Rolls

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection: Dua Lipa – Love Again Poppy seeds are something I crave in the Fall, as I remember my grandparents growing poppy, drying it and then making it into these delicious deep fried buns… so much love went into growing the poppy all the way to making the buns! These…

Holy Brunch Baked Plum Pudding

Time: 1 hour It is Sunday and my family is sleeping in – and I have ripe plums to use up… This is a super delicious and healthy breakfast, brunch or dessert. It has the right amount of anise flavouring to make this an absolutely divine dish. I paired it with this music, as it…

Upside Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread is one of my favourite aromas. The whole house feels warm and cozy, just from the wafts of gingerbread scents. This is a great way to use up a few pears. It is a great dessert, but also a great brunch recipe. I hope you love this recipe! Time:  1 hour Music Selection: Ginger…

Apple of My Eye Sour Cream Cake

Time: 1 hour You will want to “surrender” to this amazing cake! It is great for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or dessert! It is a great way to use up apples and sour cream (which is why I made this today). It is a great Fall recipe, and the dash of cloves with cinnamon will…

Trifle

Time: 30 minutes, but rest for several hours Needing some love? You will definitely feel LOVE after having some of this trifle… simple, fruity, light and perfect for all occasions… Music Selection: Pentatonix – Can You Feel The Love Tonight? Ingredients: 1 angel food or pound cake (baked and cooled), cut in to 1 inch…