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Mississippi Blood Pie – Halloween Chocolate Mud Pie

October 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Dessert, Pie

It’s that time of year again where the ghosts, goblins and ghouls come out from their dark corners to haunt little children…and for adults to stuff our faces with delicious chocolate, candy, drinks and treats. That’s right, it’s Halloween. Bob and I were invited back to do another cooking segment with CTV Morning Live with […]

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Blueberry Buttermilk Coffee Cake

February 19th, 2013 · No Comments · breakfast, cake, Dessert, Fruit

Nothing says Valentines Day like coffee cake right? Well for me, it’s a simple equation, COFFEE = LOVE, so when my girlfriend MeganĀ (The Microwave Master) had to figure out what to get me for Valentines Day, she settled on baking me a coffee cake! Given that she has only baked for me once during our […]

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

January 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · cake, Dessert, Easy

I’ve always really liked carrot cake, but I’ve never actually made it before. This is likely because it’s one of my grandma’s specialities. However the calling came for a traditional dessert for a family dinner, I decided to give it a whirl and I’m quite happy with the results! It’s a classic homemade carrot cake […]

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Pink Ombre Rose Cake

December 24th, 2012 · 28 Comments · cake, Dessert, Easy, How To

One of my good friends Lauren just celebrated her 30th birthday. Now, Lauren is one of the hardest working women I know. She works an office job and is also a professional photographer (and voted as our city’s best in 2012), so I knew she needed an extra special cake to help celebrate this milestone […]

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Reine De Saba (Chocolate & Almond Cake) | JC100 – Week 6

June 14th, 2012 · 11 Comments · cake, Dessert, JC100

Ladies and gentleman…I have a very important update in the culinary world of Bob. I present REINE DE SABA i.e. my very FIRST time baking for the blog! Going into the Julia Child 100 year celebration, I knew I wanted to be involved as a way to improve my cooking skills and repertoire. What I […]

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Best Red Velvet Cake or Cupcakes Recipe

January 25th, 2012 · No Comments · cake, Cheese, cupcake, Dessert, Easy

Red velvet is one of my favourite cakes. Everyone thinks it’s really fancy, but let’s get real here – it’s super easy. Just think of it as a mellowed chocolate cake with some kick (all thanks to our buddy vinegar). In the past, I religiously used the Magnolia Bakery Red Velvet cake from their great […]

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Angel Food Cake with Lemon Whipped Cream Frosting and Citrus-Berry Compote

January 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · cake, Dessert

Well I must be honest… I tried to make an angel food cake from scratch last week and I failed… like not even failed a little bit… failed miserably. The whole thing didn’t even rise – but I blame the recipe since it said to combine the flour right to the eggs – and I […]

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Titleist Birthday Cake

January 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments · cake, Just for Fun

A few weeks ago I got a call from one of my best friend’s since elementary school, Natasha. She needed some help making a birthday cake for her boyfriend and my fellow friend, Sean. So off to the kitchen we went! Sean is a big golfer, so we both agreed that a Titleist golf cake […]

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Black Forest Cake Cookies

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Cookies, Dessert, Just for Fun

I’m often searching for new cookie recipes – something that is a bit out of the norm or takes a spin on a new classic. So when a friend told me his favourite cake was Black Forest Cake, I immediately thought to myself…’hmmm. I bet I can make that into a cookie…’. To make these […]

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Pesto-Basil Chocolate Cake with a Parmesan Sour Cream Icing

December 11th, 2011 · 3 Comments · cake, Dessert, Fresh herbs, Just for Fun

At work we have an Iron Chef Challenge once a month where a group of people cook off and have their dishes judged by a panel of fellow employees. This month’s secret ingredient is…. PESTO! Right away I knew I didn’t want to do something traditional with pesto, so I ventured off to what I […]

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