Category Archives: Cookies & Bars

Lemon Madeleines

  On Saturday it was my Grandmother’s 100th birthday! We marked this momentous occasion with an afternoon party at her church in Lynn Valley and invited 90 or so family members and friends. There was lots of food (made by … Continue reading

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Cranberry and Lemon Crumb Bars

This weekend is my mother-in-law Anneliese’s 76th birthday! On Saturday night we are going to host a festive dinner here at our house for the entire family, all 10 of us. There is nothing that Anneliese loves more than to … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies with Toasted Almonds

Does the world really need another chocolate chip cookie recipe? Well, I suppose it depends on who you ask and where the recipe comes from. I have been using the same recipe for years and years but when I came … Continue reading

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Cranberry, White Chocolate and Toasted Pistachio Biscotti

Well, I am leaving for the airport in less than two hours and so I really should be doing stuff like packing my suitcase and cleaning the house and finishing off the laundry… Yet I didn’t want to leave for … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip, Apricot and Hazelnut Cookie Slices

With Halloween being just one week behind us it seems a little bit crazy to be putting up a recipe that¬†features chocolate in any form. Last Sunday and Monday I made a valiant effort to reduce the number of little … Continue reading

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Palmier Cookies for Max

On Friday it was “Crazy Hair Day” at the sweet, little annex school that Max attends. The school is six blocks from our house and has about 120 kids from kindergarten to grade 5. It is a wonderful school with … Continue reading

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Cioccolato Paradiso – Chocolate, Almond and Orange Biscotti

For the last few days we were up at our cabin on a small-ish island that is just 30 minutes by water taxi from West Vancouver. We bought the funny little Quonset hut at the end of last summer and … Continue reading

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