Purdy’s Dark Chocolate Review

Dark chocolate once haunted my nightmares. I would run screaming into the night if presented with anything other than a Kit-Kat as a child. Times have changed. Thank God. Trust me now, I don’t eat dark chocolate because I think it’s “healthier” although I do admire it’s health benefits (mineral-packed, antioxidants, improves blood flow, lowers blood pressure, etc…)  If you’d like to hear a similar … Continue reading Purdy’s Dark Chocolate Review

Pizza Party: Il Fornello

Il Fornello really does taste as good as it sounds. My family consists of pizza fanatics, so an authentically Italian-sounding restaurant in our own town was something we couldn’t pass up. Especially when they serve all of their individual pizzas for just $10 after 4pm on weekdays. Friday isn’t the only time for pizza night! My first trip here consisted of ordering the Margherita Pizza (with … Continue reading Pizza Party: Il Fornello

Speculoos Cookie Butter Cookies

Cookie Butter/Speculoos/Speculaas/Biscoff and I had a long distance relationship…until this weekend. I never even knew what Cookie Butter was until I went up to Minden this summer, where my family has been cottaging every year since I was little. I’m not big on ice cream, but this was (and is) a tradition every summer; getting a double scoop at the local Kawartha Dairy. I saw … Continue reading Speculoos Cookie Butter Cookies

Quick No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

 I’ve always wanted to make homemade cinnamon rolls (Cinnabon is too far away!) but I was scared to work with the intimidating monster that is yeast. Thankfully I found this recipe which I altered slightly in order to make a whole batch of yeast-free cinny buns (rolls?) in less than 45 minutes. Although the original recipe says it only takes 30 minutes this does not … Continue reading Quick No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls