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Traditional Chocolate Chip Muffins

"Muffins are one of my favourite things to bake, and these are the best. I always keep some in the freezer for breakfast on the run. I can zap one in the microwave before I head out the door." —Kelly Kirby Westville, Nova Scotia

Blueberry Scones

"I love serving this blueberry scone recipe to visiting friends and family. I always make sure a have a few...


Cranberry Orange Scones

"Moist and scrumptious, these scones come out perfect every time. I savour the chewy dried cranberries and sweet orange glaze....


Chicken Fingers

"Almost everyone in my family requests these golden chicken fingers as their birthday dinner entree. I begin marinating the chicken...


Plantcakes

"This is the most aromatic and delicious pancake recipe ever, and a great way to use up scraps that are...

Chocolate & Banana Peel Cake

"This cake highlights the classic flavour combination of chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter, except that no bananas are used—just banana...


Classic Chicken & Waffles

"A down-home diner special gets weeknight-easy with the help of rotisserie chicken. Want 'em even faster? Make the waffles ahead...

Apricot Almond Torte

"This pretty cake takes a bit of time, so I like to make the layers ahead of time and assemble...


Aloha Cupcakes

"A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that...


Pineapple Upside-Down Muffins

"For a modern version of upside-down cake, we use pineapple and a sweet batter to make fun muffins with a...


Lemon Coconut Bites

"The tangy lemon flavour of this layered bar dessert is especially delicious on a warm day. It takes me back...

Hawaiian Dream Cookies

"These cookies are lovely as they are, but I'll sometimes use a light-coloured sanding sugar for the top: First, lightly...


Apricot Upside-Down Cake

"My Aunt Anne, who is a great cook, gave me a taste of this golden upside-down cake and I couldn't...


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."...


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!"...


Grandma’s Onion Squares

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

Lemon Ricotta Cake

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


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...


Pineapple Coconut Upside-Down Cake

"This pineapple coconut upside-down cake is one of my favorites! The tropical flavours remind me of being on vacation with...


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...


Devil’s Food Whoopie Pies

"These mini cookie cakes were one of my favourite treats while I was growing up in Pennsylvania. We called them...


Grandma’s Chicken ‘n’ Dumpling Soup

"I've enjoyed making this rich homemade chicken dumpling soup recipe for over 40 years. Every time I serve this type...


Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

"I love chocolate. Perhaps that's why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favourite. Sometimes I serve it...


Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Cake

"Think slow cooker as a cake-maker for some seriously yummy dessert that is easy enough for Sunday brunch and tasty...

Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake

"I clipped this easy peanut butter cake recipe from a newspaper years ago. The house smells fantastic while it's slow...


Slow-Cooker Mixed Fruit and Pistachio Cake

"This cake is easy to make on a lazy day and is a guaranteed delicious dessert that can be enjoyed...


Macaroon Apple Cobbler

"Especially when I'm just serving a dessert, I like to prepare this. I'll usually make it with fresh apples, but...


Caramel-Apple Skillet Buckle

"My grandma made a version of this for me when I was a little girl—and fresh apples from a tree...


Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies

"Every time I make these wonderful cookies, the spicy aroma takes me back to my childhood. I helped Mom make...


Crisp Sugar Cookies

"My grandmother always had sugar cookies in her pantry, and we grandchildren would empty that big jar quickly because they...