Dessert

Moxie’s White Chocolate Brownie Recipe

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Like Moxie’s white chocolate brownie (via the Winnipeg Free Press) 250 ml (1 cup) real butter 340 g (12 oz) good quality white chocolate, chopped 750 ml (3 cups) flour 500 ml (2 cups) white sugar 5 ml (1 tsp) salt 5 eggs 60 ml (1/4 cup) half and half cream 125 ml (1/2 cup) […]

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Rhubarb Curd

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Made this for mom just now. It was super fast and easy to make. I altered the recipe to healthify it, and it turned out fab.  My husband, who typically does not care at all for rhubarb, just walked in the room as I began typing this, and asked if he could have more. 🙂  […]

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Rhubarb Crisp

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(Found online in ’05. Not tried. Intend to try this summer – 09)  2 cups flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter 6 cups diced rhubarb 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon red food […]

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Auntie Bea’s Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

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Utterly delicious thin, crunchy, crispy, lacy cookies that are absolutely addicting. 1 cup  butter 1⁄2 cup  brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup  flour 1⁄4 cup  wheat germ 1 teaspoon  baking powder 1 1⁄2 cups  chocolate chips or 1 1⁄2 cups  raisins 1 cup  granulated sugar 1 large  egg 1 cup  Old mill oats 3⁄4 cup  coconut 1 […]

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No-Flour Pumpkin Brownies

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No Flour Chocolate Brownies (Made With Pumpkin!) Mmm! Yummmm!  These hit the spot for that little bit of something carb-y and sweet when “dieting”.  No flour, you’d never guess!  The peppermint I added really makes these heavenly.  This ended up being very soft and goey, but we liked it that way, so yummy. Not the […]

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Auntie Bea’s Amazing Rhubarb Muffins

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Auntie Bea made this recipe  for the first time on August 4, 2014 – made an entire batch for us and gave them to us on August 7 (the day before our anniversary :). They were amazing. They looked gorgeous – like something that came right out of a bakery. And YUMMY… oh, were these […]

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Healthy HomeMade Chocolate

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Made this chocolate for Mom yesterday, and gave it to her today. Was concerned it might be a bit bitter for her taste, but she gobbled it all up – I bet its because of the rum flavoring! 🙂  I’d been reading again recently about some of the remarkable improvements or outright recoveries experienced by […]

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Canadian Living’s Blueberry Cornmeal Cobbler

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Blueberry Cornmeal Cobbler Featured on front of Canadian Living Magazine: August 2014 This fruity dessert takes only minutes to prepare, making it a lovely finish to a weeknight meal. Cornmeal adds a bit of crunch to the classic biscuit topping. By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Canadian Prep time 10 minutes Total time 45 […]

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Mrs. P’s Blueberry Crumble

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Mrs P’s Blueberry Crumble My mother-in-law (Mrs P) dictated this recipe to me Boxing Day morning 2003, she and mom having stayed over for Christmas.  This was a favorite recipe of hers for a long time, and I always enjoyed the warm yummy goodness of this dessert whenever she’d make it for us.  Entered into […]

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Difference Between Cobbler, Crisp, Crumble & Betty

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Fruit cobbler, crisp, crumble, and Betty… are they just different names to describe the same concept?  Not quite. There are subtle differences between them which make each of these desserts distinct from one another.  Way back in my university days as a Human Ecology student (the more modern term for ‘Home Economics’), we devoted an […]

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