Baking

5 Ways to Use Baby Food

Jennifer Carlson | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Carlson

One of my favourite things while building my business feeding babies over the years has been the constant surprises, inspiration and feedback I get from moms. With that in mind, I decided to share the top five fun (and bizarre) uses I've come across for baby food.

How Cupcakes Can Make You Even Happier

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada Living

From chocolate brownies to cakes and cookies, baking is often associated with comfort foods — and now a new British movement claims that the simple ...

Is Gluten Really That Bad? [Part 1]

Josh Gitalis | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

Why has gluten become the new food villain? Haven't we eaten gluten for thousands of years without any problems? To answer this question we must pick on a particular grain: Wheat.

Summer Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

Aside from the thorns, I love berry picking and I pick many a pail full for fresh eating, jam, syrup, pies, and berry toppings. This recipe can be made as a whole dessert in a low casserole or pie plate, or baked in individual serving dishes. The fresher the berries, the better the cobbler!

Why Women are Trading Power Suits for Aprons

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Business
Nancy A. Shenker

I recently visited the Fancy Food Show and was struck by how many women are hanging up their business suits and high heels and putting on aprons and hairnets and entering the food business -- specifically baked goods and healthy meal options.

The Sweeter Side of Going Gluten Free

Amanda Riva | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

If you're like us, you most look forward to the sweets at the end of a meal. Dessert makes everything better, even if it's just a small treat to pick ...

More Life Lessons From My Immigrant Parents

Gina Alexandris | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada
Gina Alexandris

During a brief vacation away with my Greek immigrant parents in sunny Florida, I had the serenity to engage them in several wonderful lengthy chats about their past (always a favourite topic of mine) and to quietly observe them. These are the additional gems that I have gained from my parents' experiences.

The Sweet Life: Chatting with Crave Cookies and Cupcakes!

Terri Higgins | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Alberta
Terri Higgins

I truly believe that personal style is not only evident in the colour of your walls or the position of your couch; but in the way your home interacts with you and your guests.

Talking To Terri: Welcome To The Calgary Home + Garden Show!

Terri Higgins | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Alberta
Terri Higgins

I recently just moved into a new house, so in-between planning for the Home + Garden Show, I'm organizing and designing my new space. I have one child with another on the way in a few months, so it's important to me that my home is comfortable and inviting but also functional for a growing family. Needless to say, home design means everything to me right now!

My Secret Ingredient in Vegan Baking

Meghan Telpner | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

This cake wasn't dry at all. It was super moist, just sweet enough and way too good to have around the house. What was my secret weapon? Apple sauce. I love using apple sauce in my gluten free baked treats because it works in three magical ways to make for baking success.

Some Savvy Holiday Crafts and Recipes

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Get creative -- or just get inspired -- with these simple DIY activities and recipes that don't just look good on Pinterest. We've got holiday crafts and recipes you'll love to make for the holidays.

My Love Affair With Rosemary Shortbread

Stephanie Eddy | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Living
Stephanie Eddy

My love affair with crispy, buttery, ridiculously-easy-to-make shortbread is fairly recent. It's probably only in the last year that I've discovered how fast these little cookies come together and how fun it is to play around with different flavours. After only 10 minutes of baking I had rosemary shortbread that I could snack on guilt-free (well... considering how many I've eaten I'm not sure that it counts as guilt-free any more).

Buy And Make The Best Shortbread With Tips From An Expert Baker

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Living

A traditional Scottish dessert, shortbread is a favourite festive snack come holiday season. But how can you tell if the sweet and savoury bars you're...

Take A Coffee Break With This Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf (RECIPE)

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy McCarthy | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada Living

Now, more than ever, people realize eliminating gluten from their diet -- even for a week or two -- can lead to some positive health changes (no more ...

12 Perfect Ways To Use Pumpkin This Fall

The Globe and Mail | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada Living

A roundup of some of the best pumpkin-based treats from the Globe's recipe archive. ...