A pink bowl of toasted pumpkin seeds with a pink spoon for serving

Toasted pumpkin seeds

Save those pumpkin seeds to make this easy snack with only 3 ingredients (actually 2 ingredients if you don’t count the seeds). This toasted pumpkin seeds recipe is so simple, you’re going to want to buy whole pumpkins often to make more!   Pumpkin seeds are sometimes referred to as pepitas. These seeds don’t require […]

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Cinnamon buns on parchment paper being frosted with cream cheese frosting using an offset spatula

Crock-Pot cinnamon rolls

Did you know that you can bake a batch of perfect fluffy cinnamon buns in your Crock-Pot slow cooker? Use these tips and tricks and the easy recipe below to make Crock-Pot cinnamon rolls from scratch, and top them with cream cheese frosting! No oven required! This post was sponsored by Crock-Pot Canada. Why bake […]

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Sliced pumpkin cranberry bread on cooling rack being served with butter

The best pumpkin bread with cranberries

I have been on the quest for the perfect pumpkin cranberry bread for a while. So many tests went into this recipe, even though, in the end, the recipe is very easy, straightforward, and downright simple. This moist pumpkin bread incorporates as much pumpkin as possible, without compromising the baking time and the texture/crumb of […]

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Cutting and wrapping homemade soft caramels

How to make sea salt caramels

Making homemade sea salt caramels at home is actually quite easy, without corn syrup, but you do need a thermometer to get the job done. Find out everything you need to know about making soft chewy salted butter caramels. Please note this post contains affiliate links. When I was making salted caramel sauce the other […]

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Apple galette being sliced and served

Easy apple galette

This easy apple galette is much simpler to make than an apple pie, and yet just as satisfying to eat! Galettes are a great place to start if you aren’t familiar with pie-baking because the recipes are less fussy.  What is a galette? A galette is a single crust pie or an open-faced pie. Galettes […]

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Bundt cake coated with shiny salted caramel sauce

Apple bundt cake with salted caramel glaze

Drizzle salted caramel over an apple bundt cake with this easy recipe that is a simple, yet satisfying way to bake with apples. I am a firm believer that apples are great for more than just pie. Sure, you will love this maple apple pie, but sometimes pie is a little too much effort for […]

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Homemade salted caramel sauce in a jar with a little pinching bowl of sea salt and a ceramic plate with a spoon with salted caramel on it

Salted caramel sauce

Learn how to make salted caramel sauce from a very simple list of ingredients. It takes less than 20 minutes and it’s definitely worth every second.  Salted caramel sauce is made from just 3 ingredients (4 if you count water) All you need to make caramel sauce is a lot of sugar, whipping cream, butter, […]

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Whipping egg whites to stiff, glossy peaks like a pillowy meringue

Baking ratios to remember

If you remember the ratios for the basic baking recipes, you can bake almost anything. Recipes can be very difficult to remember and to memorize, but ratios are generally more memorable and usually work out to a formula that is easy to commit to memory, to use, to scale up or down.  Why work with […]

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Three ice cream strawberry shortcakes on small dessert plates on white marble surface

Ice cream strawberry shortcake

This ice cream strawberry shortcake is an easy recipe that’s a twist on a classic summer dessert: replace the whipped cream with vanilla bean ice cream to make your strawberry shortcakes with homemade biscuits and fresh strawberries. Everybody will love this dessert! What is a shortcake? A shortcake is usually a butter biscuit which, like […]

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