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…

Banana Cream Pie

Time: 30 minutes plus good 6 hours to set “I’ve looked at the clouds that way” – don’t let the clouds get in your way… This is a day to blow the clouds away and the best way to do this is to make banana cream pie, invite family and friends over and have some…

Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Time: 35 minutes Makes: 22 – 24 cookies Music Selection – Jason Graae & Rebecca Luker – Tea for Two Shortbread cookies melt in your mouth and are the perfect accompaniment for tea, coffee or milk. I have a vivid memory of visiting my great-grandmother in her cozy warm house, and she always served us…

Rice Pudding with Broiled Plums

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Cold Play – A Sky Full of Stars Over the past twenty five years, I have made over a hundred different rice pudding recipes, trying to find the best one as my hubby loves rice pudding. A few years ago, I made one by Ree Drummond – it is amazing…