Cream Cheese Puff Pastry Cookies.

Cream Cheese Puff Pastry Cookies

I love working with puff pastry and though you can make it from scratch store bought is inexpensive and the quality is wonderful. It is so easy to work with and the finished product is always beautiful flakey and tender. I have used it before for sausage rolls and Maple Pecan Danish and thought it…

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Baklava

Baklava. Those sweet sticky squares of nuts and cinnamon layered between sheets of flakey phyllo.  Everyone has had it at one time or another. Seems complex but is actually one of the easier treats you can make. You can find the phyllo dough in the freezer section of most grocery stores. I used pecans and…

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Cookies made with Canola Oil. Iced Almond Gems.

Cookies made with canola oil. Iced Almond Gems

What does canola mean to me? One of the big things it means for me is bumble bees. And with that it means bumper crops from my little backyard paradise! There is nothing better then driving through the country in the summer with fields of golden yellow dotting the landscape for miles around. I imagine…

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Angel Academy Festival of Trees Grande Prairie 2012

Nutmeg Disrupted at the Festival Of Trees in Grande Prairie Alberta

The Angel Academy, where all angels come to get their wings! The annual Festival of Trees  in Grande Prairie kicked off last night with the Decorators Take A Bough event out at the Tec Center. It is a chance for those who designed and donated for the event to gather for a few hours, have a coffee and…

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Raspberry Macarons

I have been meaning to make some macarons for a few weeks now. The instagram posts from Mardi at eat.live.travel.write Tuesday afternoon pushed me over the edge!!! Everyone loves macarons and I suspect this batch will not last long. Raspberry is the flavor of choice this afternoon. Some tools required for this recipe: A scale. Either a food…

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