My favorites

My favorites

My favorites
OREO OWL CUPCAKES

OREO OWL CUPCAKES

My mother-in-law made these darling owl cupcakes for a Halloween carnival this past weekend and I knew I had to share them
Brioche Buns

Brioche Buns

Anyways, that has nothing to do with my problematic relationship with homemade bread. Perhaps it is the dryness of Calgary's climate that does my bread in
SNICKERS BROWNIE BITES

SNICKERS BROWNIE BITES

The original recipe calls for unsweetened baking chocolate, but I've found over the years that I just don't stock it in my pantry
HOW TO COVER A CAKE IN FONDANT

HOW TO COVER A CAKE IN FONDANT

My next door neighbor is getting married and asked me to do her cake. The regular cake mixes at the store make yummy cakes but they don't hold up well when covered with fondant
Spaghetti with prawns and trumpet gourds

Spaghetti with prawns and trumpet gourds

For this recipe I used italian trumpet gourds because, being very sweet, delicate and with a creamy, almost avocado-like texture, they work really well with the prawns in this dish
Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

We haven't been arrested by the Incredibly-Dreamy-Cheesecake Police yet. And by Incredibly-Dreamy-Cheesecake Police I mean that the cheesecake is incredibly dreamy, not the police
BANANA CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS {Made with Coconut Oil!}

BANANA CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS {Made with Coconut Oil!}

{I always spray my muffin liners with cooking spray and even still they tend to stick a little. I've been dying to test out baking with coconut oil so I finally decided to replace the vegetable oil in this lovely looking recipe for Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
New York Style Thin Crust Pizza

New York Style Thin Crust Pizza

They have a nice chew but they never really accomplish that thin-crispness that I am looking for in my pan pizza
Cinnamon Chocolate Bundt Cake

Cinnamon Chocolate Bundt Cake

I love my life. But I still love my life. I married my best friend, truly, and he is still my best friend
FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE FUDGE TRUFFLE CAKE

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE FUDGE TRUFFLE CAKE

This halved version is short, so I recommend using biscuit cutters {I love my Ateco cutters. I've been an avid Women's Day reader for a while now- I got this recipe from the April, 2005 edition
Chocolate-Pumpkin Marble Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Chocolate-Pumpkin Marble Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

 I want thank all of you, my fans, for keeping up with my kitchen adventures.  Don't forget that I am now on Twitter, & since facebook is being so silly about how many of you see my posts, following me on Twitter might be a good idea
Harvest Pizza

Harvest Pizza

It has some of my favorite fall flavors all scattered across a pizza… I mean, you just can’t get any better than that
Secret Recipe Club: Iced Pumpkin Chocolate Spice Bundt Cake

Secret Recipe Club: Iced Pumpkin Chocolate Spice Bundt Cake

My assignment this month is Kate, who blogs over at Kitchen Trial and Error. I had totally planned on making something healthy when I first browsed through Kate’s blog looking for my pick, but despite all my best intentions of making something good-for-me, I just couldn’t pass up her recipe for a Pumpkin Chocolate Spice Bundt Cake
Cocktail Buns

Cocktail Buns

Beat butter and sugar of the filling ingredients until creamy, blend in pudding powder and coconut shreds
TEA BUN

TEA BUN

Hi friends, today I come with tea bun, bun, ordinary bun etc… Every one named this bun with different words… Usually we told as fever bun because when suffering from fever we used to eat this with milk so in my home they telling as fever bun, tea kadai bun, round bun etc… My dad loves this bun very much… After lunch and dinner will have some snacks not only my dad for me too… So my brother bought some buns from bakery
Honey Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

Honey Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

like to save my butter wrappers in the fridge to use for greasing. I am always on the search for the best recipes out there