Blackberry Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Blackberry Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

The other evening, around dinner time, I did something I swore I would never do: I barbecued. It has always been my fear that if I barbecued just once Carl would give up barbecuing duties, no longer feeling needed in that particular realm. Turns out my fear was unfounded. Carl came home just in time to put out […]

Simply Scrumptious Cinnamon Buns

Soft and fluffy simple cinnamon buns from hiddenponies.com

I’m not one to get easily annoyed.  Most things roll off me pretty easily, and I consider myself fairly patient. As a parent, for instance, I can handle whining, complaining, puking, sniffing, questioning and crying without batting an eye or letting my blood pressure rise. But the second you introduce a cough? I become downright murderous. One of […]

Peach Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Peach Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Fellow carb lovers unite, and rejoice! This recipe may hold the title for “best your kitchen will ever smell”, guaranteed to thrill guests, sell homes, win over neighbours, or any other form of persuasion you may be looking to enact.  Cinnamon rolls already give off one of the most amazing smells known to man, and […]

Chocolate Cranberry Sweet Rolls with Orange Glaze

Cranberry Chocolate Sweet Rolls - a decadent, delicious way to use up leftover cranberry sauce!

Well, I now have something besides a baby on which to blame my ever-and-rapidly-expanding girth. Sweet roll baking has completely taken over bread baking in my life and kitchen, and I’m not even sorry. Leftover cranberry sauce has to be one of my favourite leftovers, and these sweet rolls are proof of why.  Just thinking […]

A Canadian Resolution: Homemade Bread (Molasses Oat Bread Recipe)

Molasses Oat Sandwich Bread - healthy bread forgiving for those of us less than friendly with yeast!

With a new year, many people are focused on new resolutions, or the revival of old resolutions that were cast to the wayside at some point in the last year or years.  This month’s Canadian Food Experience Challenge focuses on resolutions, and when it comes to food resolutions, the one I’ve made (and broken) the […]

Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter weekend, everyone! Hot cross buns were an Easter tradition in my house growing up, but this is the first time I’ve made them myself.  I find anything involving yeast is such a commitment for me – 3+ whole hours with the same recipe?  What if I want to look around?  What if something […]