Molasses trail mix cookies are a sweet, wholesome treat. A classic molasses cookie with orange zest and filled with trail mix

Molasses Trail Mix Cookies | The Perfect Summer Cookie

Everyone can use a good summer cookie -- the kind of cookie that’s substantial, is great for picnics and easy to pack for road trips. Molasses Trail Mix Cookies have it all, and more. They get a little extra sweet from the chocolate chips, lots of texture from the tra read more
Pumpkin whoopie pies: The pumpkin molasses cookies have a great texture -- not too soft, and the filling is extra tasty. The spicing is lovely and the pumpkin flavour is jut right.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Brown Butter Filling

  I have a soft spot for whoopie pies and it appears that I'm not the only one. Whoopie pie recipes are among the most popular on this website and when we share the recipes online the interwebs go crazy. The whoopie pies that I grew up with were chocolate and had a ve read more
Black bean turkey chili combines some sweet with heat.

Mom’s Black Bean Turkey Chili a warming winter meal

I spent my childhood winters up at our local ski hill. On weekend mornings Dad would pile us in the car with a big picnic lunch and away we’d go for the day. My dad didn’t grow up skiing so he learned to ski alongside all of us kids and I think relished his days on the h read more
molasses baked beans with sass

Molasses baked beans with a touch of sass

I associate February with crazy storms. When I was in grade three our region was hit with the Groundhog Gale, a massive nor’easter that hit on February 2nd, Groundhog Day. As an eight year old it was thrilling. It all started out as a normal school day. Off we walked read more

Molasses glazed carrots make you want to eat your veggies

Dr. Oz says to eat your veggies. And lots of them. It's just that sometimes a plateful of boiled or steamed veggies  seems like so much effort to eat. Shake the veggie blahs with this easy side dish that can go with just about any meal. Because root vegetables store so w read more

Edible gifts – gingerbread biscotti

  Biscotti seem like the ideal cookies to give as a gift. Aside from the fact that they're beautiful, they're good and sturdy, remain great for dunking even when they have been around for a while and they aren't overly sweet so are satisfying in a biscuit sort of way. read more
fluffy biscuits with molasses

Grandma’s biscuits with molasses

Old fashioned flaky biscuits with molasses are a classic treat... Our family recipe for biscuits was passed down from my great grandmother but how far back it really goes we don’t know. It’s one of those recipes that has just always been around. Mom said Ila (my grandm read more