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Pomegranate, Pear and Prosecco Cocktail

December 21, 2017

pomegranate, pear and prosecco cocktail

As I settle in to write this, I’ve just returned from taking my niece and nephew to see Santa, my second Molasses Spice Cake of the season is baking (the first one disappeared far too quickly!) and Elf is playing in the background. It is safe to say I am in Full. Holiday. Mode.  And while I hadn’t planned on writing another post before the new year, I couldn’t let the season pass without sharing some holiday cheer. A Pomegranate, Pear and Prosecco Cocktail. So simple and full of bright, fruity flavours, it’s the perfect solution to the very cold and snowy conditions we’re experiencing in Calgary.


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Molasses Spice Cake

December 13, 2017

molasses spice cake

No surprise here – I’m usually in charge of dessert at our Holiday meal! And this year, I’m keeping things simple with a repeat of last year’s cake, a Molasses Spice Cake. It was such a hit and features my favorite holiday flavours, I figure why mess with a good thing.  Topped with a delicious maple glaze and packed with flavour, you’ll definitely want a second piece, so leave room!  Word of caution though, only try this cake if you’re a fan of molasses and spiced holiday treats.


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Fig and Prosciutto Pull Apart Bread

December 6, 2017

fig and prosciutto pull apart bread

With the festive season in full swing, that inevitably means festive entertaining. And around here it’s about easy entertaining. If you read my post on easy fall entertaining, you know my go to for informal entertaining is charcuterie boards. Today’s recipe wraps two of my favorite elements of a charcuterie board into one delicious way to start a party – a Fig and Prosciutto Pull Apart Bread.


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