Year after year I am faced with the challenge (well actually 4 times a year) of what will I make for my kids (and wife’s) birthday. While the kids are younger the themes are usually pretty simple and straight forward, the challenge comes when you need to figure out how crazy I will go withView Post
Week one of Spring Baking Championship in the books and WOAH what a rush! As if putting parsley in my cake wasn’t a challenge enough, I had to make a 3D chocolate decoration for my cake. I’ll be honest with you here, the decoration saved me. I honestly had NO idea what IView Post
Have you been searching for the perfect brownie? Well I am going to be so bold to say that I have EXACTLY that. This brownie is moist, chewy and full of rich chocolate flavour. The edges bake nice and crispy while the center stay, extremely soft and gooey! These brownies make the perfectView Post
Do you love to entertain for the holidays? Do you want your guest to rave about your holiday offerings? Do you love cupcakes? … ok, that was a rhetorical question. We’ve all seen a cupcake wreath done over and over, but I’m about to show you a whole new world of cupcakes! You may haveView Post
Nothing beats a hot drink on a cold evening. Wrapping your 2 hands around a hot mug as you sit curled up on the corner of the couch wrapped in a blanket, sipping away, watching your favorite show! The small comforts in life are what make each day bearable. Having those moments of downtime whenView Post
Apple butter is a delicious spread for your favorite bread, but kick it up a notch with these fall spices and you will find yourself licking the bowl!
Orange Zest Pastry Cream
Pastry cream is more commonly known as custard, a mixture of milk and egg yolks typically cooked to thicken. Using a good quality vanilla bean definitely elevates a good pastry cream to the next level and gives you a beautifully aromatic custard with rich vanilla flavor, and those specs, those glorious vanilla bean seeds… swoon!
Apple pie has always been one of my favorite pie fillings, but I mean, a pies a pie. I wanted to take the idea of an apple pie and ice cream and update it into a more modern dessert. French Macarons, are a meringue style cookie… not to be confused with Macaroons, a coconut based cookie… areView Post
Pumpkin, Apples and Spices YES PLEASE! It’s that time of year when the air gets crisp, the wind has a slight chill and the leaves start to change. Heading to the farm with the kids to see the animals, run through the corn maze and pick out our pumpkins is always a great tradition. WeView Post
The title really says it all. “I’m not your average height, I’m on the darker side, I’m pretty easy on the eyes and I’m looking for my perfect match!” No, this is not a dating add, I’m happily married and besides, that’s not even me… well maybe the handsome part! I love classic parings, theyView Post