Walnut Torte

This past week was my husband’s birthday. Neither of us make a big deal out of birthdays, but there will always be cake. Hubby has a sweet tooth. 🙂 I love this little Torte {Torte is German for cake & just sounds fancy & festive}. This one is quick to whip up; it is light but…

Lemon Yogurt Bread

I love lemons. I love food made with lemons. This is a wonderfully moist loaf that mixes up easily without the need for your electric or stand mixer (less clean up & I’m all for that!). Start by zesting then juicing your lemons. I like to use 4 lemons, even though the recipe only calls…

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

I usually like to bake something for the weekends. I think cookies are perfect. They make a simple dessert with a scoop of ice cream, or just on their own; or a little treat with an afternoon cup of tea. These take a little planning, as you need to refrigerate them before baking, but I…

Crustless Quiche

We are still digging out from a snow-storm that dropped almost a foot of snow in our area. I realize that many people had much more than that, but it is still a substantial amount to shovel & clear away. That being said, we were in the mood for a simple & satisfying dinner. Crustless…

Banana Pecan Loaf

Welcome to my new cooking blog. I will be using this public forum to store & keep track of the food that comes out of my kitchen, and share with like-minded individuals at the same time. It is a very snowy day here in South-Eastern Ontario. What better mischief to get up to than baking! After…