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Blackberry-Orange Cake

"My grandmother made luscious fruit pies and cobblers using blackberries from her garden. I decided to follow her lead and...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

"My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans."...


Contest-Winning Rhubarb Meringue Pie

"My husband’s grandmother was an excellent cook, but she didn’t always share her secrets. Luckily, we have her rhubarb pie...


Italian Ricotta Easter Bread

"I changed our family's traditional Easter bread by adding ricotta and a few other ingredients. The almond flavouring works wonders!"...


Bacon-Cheese Puff Pie

This recipe comes from my grandma, and it's one of my family's favourites. We love the combination of bacon, tomatoes...


Grandma’s Onion Squares

"My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...


Cinnamon Coffee Cake

"I love the excellent texture of this easy coffee cake recipe. Always a crowd-pleaser, its pleasing vanilla flavour enriched by...


Blueberry Crunch Breakfast Bake

"Blueberries in season make this a very special breakfast, but I find that frozen berries can work just as well....

Traditional Hot Cross Buns

"On Easter morning, our family always looked forward to a breakfast of dyed hard boiled eggs and Mom's hot cross...


Lemon Ricotta Cake

"This recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with shaved lemon zest,...


Shoofly Pie

"My grandmother made the best shoofly pie in the tradition of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Shoofly pie is to the Pennsylvania...


Marshmallow Easter Eggs

"I've been making this wonderful Easter candy for years. These eggs are a big hit with everyone who loves marshmallows."...


Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts

"Guests will have a touch of nostalgia when they bite into one of these old-fashioned doughnuts. Accents of nutmeg and...


Deep-Fried Mac & Cheese Shells

"I created this deep-friend mac and cheese recipe for my husband, who loves mac and cheese. He describes this recipe...


Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwich Minis

"My husband absolutely loves ice cream sandwiches and snickerdoodles, so I combined them into one fun treat. Here’s how we...


Cheddar-Pecan Crisps

"Lots of holiday treats are sweet. For a change of pace, I fill goodie bags with my cheese crackers. The...

Thyme-Sea Salt Crackers

"These homemade crackers are decidedly light and crispy. An addictive snack on their own, they also pair well with a...


Super Chunky Cookies

"Chocolate lovers will go crazy over these cookies that feature loads of chocolate! When friends ask me to make "those...


Mango Getaway Bars

"I’ve always enjoyed the flavour of mango, so I created this recipe to feature the sweet tropical fruit." —Patricia Harmon,...


Easy Coconut Shrimp

"Guests are always impressed when I serve these restaurant-quality shrimp. A selection of sauces served alongside adds the perfect touch."...


Green Chile Ribs

"I like my food with a spicy kick; my wife does not. These ribs with green chiles suit her taste....

Mango Pie with Coconut Crust

"This was the first pie I created myself. Mangoes are one of my favourite fruits, and they deserve to be...


Lime & Coconut Cream Pie

"My custard pie features two tropical flavours I love. Plus, it’s a breeze to make. I throw most of the...


Chicken Corn Fritters

"I've always loved corn fritters, but they weren't satisfying as a main dish. I came up with this recipe and...


Coconut Chicken and Shrimp

"I was looking for a fun, easy weeknight dinner based on our favourite shrimp dish that was healthier than fast...


Air-Fryer Fiesta Chicken Fingers

"Chicken fingers have long been a favourite of mine. Actually, almost any finger-shaped deep-fried goodie seldom escapes my reach. These...


Chicken Biscuit Skillet

"My mother always made this when we were growing up. Now I make it for my own husband and kids....