Peach Pie

Time: 90 minutes Who would not want to be reunited time and time again with this classic – peach pie? Music Selection: Peaches N Herb – Reunited Ingredients: 1 pate brisee (pie dough) 10 medium peaches ¼ – ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup minute tapioca (or cornstarch) 1 tsp cinnamon Dash of ground cloves…

Coconut Cream Pie

Time: at least 4 hours “People who meet in this romantic setting, are so hypnotized by the lovely evening summer breeze” AND this amazingly simple coconut cream pie! Music Selection: Frank Sinatara & Ella Fitzgerald – Moonlight in Vermont Ingredients: ½ a Pate Brisee recipe 4 egg yolks ¼ cup cornstarch 1 – 14 oz…

Berry Cobbler

Time: 45 – 60 minutes Music Selection: The Band Perry – If I Die Young This is a dessert that is pure comfort — for those days when you want a big cup of tea and feel self-reflective… it also is the exact perfect dessert to share with best buddies… Ingredients: 8 cups frozen or…

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…

Simple Apple Tart

Time: 45 minutes This is such a simple but delicious recipe. This recipe allows for much Variety – I like to make it for breakfast, as an appetizer or a dessert! You can also mix apple varieties for interesting texture and taste! Music Selection: Ingredients: 4 apples, peeled ¼ cup brown sugar 2 Tbsp cinnamon…

Fruit Of the Gods Pie

Time: 45 minutes When I was a kid, every few summers, we’d jump in our camper and head to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. Every mile you’d come across a fruit stand… delicious, fresh fruit grown right in BC. (Now – every mile is another winery, but that is also a great thing to…

Apple & Plum Crisp

Time: 1 hour “And I knew that if I had the chance that I could make those people dance. And, maybe they’d be happy for a while”…. lyrics to a song by Don McLean… I think this crisp will make your day happy – it is great for breakfast with greek yogurt (try coconut) or…

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…