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Happy Holidays: Rum Balls

Happy Holidays: Rum Balls

First of all I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who donated to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation of Canada’s fundraiser Cook for the Cure. I did not make it to the culinary showdown, but I did raise $110. I can’t believe the Christmas season is already here! Every year I always … Continue reading

Happy Halloween: Ghost Meringues

Happy Halloween: Ghost Meringues

Halloween is this week, so I saw it fitting to make some cute ghosts out of meringue. They’re super cute and a breeze to make. I used a French meringue, which is when fine sugar is beaten into room temperature egg whites until it forms stiff peaks. You’ll know you reached stiff peaks when all … Continue reading

Awake Chocolate Breakfast Pastry

Awake Chocolate Breakfast Pastry

When I received the press release about AWAKE Chocolate, a caffeinated chocolate bar, in my inbox about a year ago I was intrigued. I’m not a huge fan of coffee (I know, it is crazy talk coming from someone in the journalism field). It’s the bitterness that gets me, I’ve always been sensitive to it. … Continue reading