Francois Payard’s Apple Honey Cake

Setting clocks back an hour for daylight savings time seems to be the official moment each year when the holiday season begins. Grocer coolers are filled to the top with turkeys and foil roasting pans have found their way to the end of every aisle. Candy canes and Christmas themed M&M’s are artfully placed at check-out counters and sweet-themed dessert posts have taken over Instagram. … Continue reading Francois Payard’s Apple Honey Cake

Let’s Get Outdoors; Grab n Go Picnic Desserts

Fresh air is calling and ideas have been bubbling and brewing in our heads as we search for the best “grab and go” desserts for your picnic. Canadian House & Home has a fabulous layered apple dessert that I absolutely adore. The ingredients list is basic and the flavors combine very well. Ricardo Larrivee’s Apple & Maple Verrine ~ There is a separate recipe for each … Continue reading Let’s Get Outdoors; Grab n Go Picnic Desserts

Juicy and sweet, the first apples of fall

I have officially come down with “Seasonal Madness“.  It isn’t enough to scent the home with maple and cinnamon aromas, or place a few autumn accents here and there, I have the urge to can, cook and bake every apple, berry and pumpkin recipe known to man, all at one time.  There will not be enough meals in a day to serve all I am … Continue reading Juicy and sweet, the first apples of fall