Posted on Friday, 11th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I really enjoyed making these Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts. I couldn’t help but think of the arrival of spring, summer, warm weather, and visiting the local fruit farms. During the berry growing seasons I pick baskets

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A photo of six Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts on a dark wooden board.
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Posted on Friday, 4th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

My daughter, Liana, stocked our refrigerator with an assortment of berries this week.  My favourite way to eat strawberries is really quite simple; I add freshly whipped cream.  But these strawberries had a different destiny in store.  That’s because soon

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A photo of 3 Strawberry Shortcake Trifle desserts garnished with fresh strawberries.
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Posted on Friday, 25th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

The weekend is here and I thought I would make an extra special dessert, White Chocolate Mousse with Blueberry Compote Parfait, for the kids and their friends. Did you know the French word “parfait” means “perfect” in English?  I couldn’t describe

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A photo of White Chocolate Mousse
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Posted on Thursday, 24th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve always been sensitive to the cold (you’d think I’d be used to it by now considering I’ve lived in Canada most of my life) but the last few weeks I can’t get warm enough. Coincidentally neither could the kids.

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A photo taken three Raspberry and Blueberry, Pistachio-Almond Crumble desserts placed in a row, one dessert topped with Vanilla Ice Cream.
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Posted on Friday, 18th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

This week has been an especially difficult week and I wanted to bake something extra special.  I thought I was entitled to indulge a little and I decided to make Yeasted Chocolate Coffee Cake. When I think of comfort food,

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A photo of a loaf of Chocolate Cake Coffee.
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Posted on Thursday, 17th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m on the hunt for new and simple cookie recipes.  Why?  Well, it’s because it’s that time of year again.  Time for bridal showers!  My first sighting? These Spiced Honey Fingers.  I hoped they would be delicious enough to add to the

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A photo of Spiced Honey Fingers decorated with white and yellow Cookie Icing.p on a wire cooling rack.
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Posted on Saturday, 12th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been drooling over Mowie’s Oreo® Key Lime Pie since he shared his recipe last fall. Unfortunately getting Key Limes in my area has proved to be quite difficult. Imagine my surprise when I finally spotted (or so I thought) a

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A close up photo of an Oreo® Key Lime Pie.
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Posted on Friday, 4th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love Donuts!  And I love pastries!  And I am a self-professed Chocoholic. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that my favourite all-time donut is a Boston Cream Donut.  Ah! Sweet and light, cream-filled pillows, glazed with lush chocolate

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A photo of a Heart-Shaped Boston Cream Donut on a small, white cake stand.
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