Coconut Chai Cake

When we were very young, our parents would take us exploring in our cabin cruiser, “The Hurricane” up through Howe Sound, and further up along the Sunshine Coast towards Texada Island. While I never remember staying overnight on the boat, we did do some very long day trips. We’d sit in a line along the…

Raspberry-Ricotta Cake with Lemon Glaze (Gluten Free)

Having several bags of last summer’s raspberries still waiting with baited breath in my freezer, I need to find ways to let them express themselves. Once again, Bon Appetit came to the rescue with a great cake recipe. The combination of ricotta and raspberries makes for a cake that tastes like it just came from…

Cranberry Glazed Turkey Breast Roast

Convenience comes in all shapes and sizes, but when it comes to turkey, rolled breast roast is what’s needed to create a great little roast turkey dinner. Typically they’re about 1.5 kg / 3# each, and serve 6-8 people. All they need is a little glaze while roasting, and everyone who wants turkey, but doesn’t…

Caramel Glazed Apple Cake

I’m sitting here very early in the morning, hoping that none of the animals realize that I’m awake.  The only light is that of the monitor, and dawn is more than an hour away.   As the days shorten, these dark early mornings are a wonderful gift, giving me time to myself before the routine of…

Cinnamon Buns

A long, long time ago, in a city far, far away, there used to be a coffee house named Boca Bar.  It was a few blocks from where my best friend and I shared a basement suite.  We would wander up there some evenings to sit and talk.  Even though we lived together, schooled together,…