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Santa Pudding Cookies

Santa Pudding Cookies

These Santa Pudding Cookies are soft on the outside and slightly crispy on the outside thanks to the vanilla pudding! Lightly flavoured with peppermint for a holiday flavour, feel free to substitute vanilla if you prefer.  These cheerful cookies are really easy to prepare, so […]

Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies for Christmas cookie exchanges and platters are a must make.  Use an assortment of different coloured sanding sugars to make them really festive!  You can bake these ahead of time and store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks, or […]

Best Tourtière ever; a Brooks family tradition

Best Tourtière ever; a Brooks family tradition

The History of  the Best Tourtière ever:   Family traditions are super important to me, especially around all the holidays, and I’ve been building them with my husband James since we got married 2o years ago.  Christmas was the first big holiday I had to […]

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta, creamy, cheesy and a little spicy, what’s not to like about this 30 minute weeknight dinner? If you’re a fan of Buffalo Chicken Wings, and Mac n’ Cheese, or both, I highly recommend giving this dish a try.  I will […]

Presents For The Home Baker

Presents For The Home Baker

Presents For The Home Baker Do you know a person who loves to bake? If you get to taste all their great creations, why not add to their kitchen supplies. We can make their life easier and their passion for baking a little stronger by […]

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Lo Mein; Skip the delivery

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Lo Mein; Skip the delivery

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Lo Mein is the newest recipe is my skip the delivery series.  LoMein is a popular Chinese noodle dish and I’ve created an all in one Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken LoMein that everyone is going to love.   Don’t have […]

Cabbage Kielbasa Soup; Instant Pot friendly

Cabbage Kielbasa Soup; Instant Pot friendly

Cabbage Kielbasa Soup is the latest addition to the Sunday Soup series, we have a serious love of soup at our house, and although I have many favourites, I’m always creating new ones.    Yes, I am one of those people who likes variety, and […]

Thai Shrimp Noodles

Thai Shrimp Noodles

I love the flavour profile of Thai food, sweet with heat.  Thai Shrimp Noodles hit the spot every time, are easy to make and actually require very few ingredients to produce a meal full of rich complex flavours.   The garlic chili sauce, and sriracha add […]

Baked Chicken & Ham Taquitos

Baked Chicken & Ham Taquitos

Baked Chicken & Ham Taquitos,  that’s what I finally decided to call these creamy, cheesy, chicken and ham filled flour tortilla’s baked until crisp, sprinkled with more cheese and then… if you want, served with a garlic cream sauce over top. I’m great at recipe […]

Instant Pot Garlic Herb Rice Pilaf

Instant Pot Garlic Herb Rice Pilaf

Instant Pot Garlic Herb Rice Pilaf, the perfect side dish for almost any grilled or roasted chicken, fish, or meat dinner, as well as being super easy to make. For this particular recipe I am sharing my Instant Pot instructions, but you can certainly make […]