All posts tagged dessert

Hello, Dolly!

by JUSTINE FROSTAD These squares are simple to whip up and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. This recipe is from one of my favourite cookbooks called “In My Mother’s Kitchen,” by Trish Magwood. I made these a day before the tea party so there was one less step on the day of the gathering. Hellooooooo, Dolly! […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups ~ Vegan!

By JUSTINE FROSTAD I’ve been reading The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone, a book that explores her journey to becoming a Vegan, as well as what our everyday food choices mean for our bodies and the planet. It’s a great read that includes a ton of yummy Vegan recipes. This is Alicia’s version of a Reese’s […]

Personalized Tea Bag Sugar Cookies

by CALEIGH HALL If there’s any way to make someone feel special, it’s through a personalized goodie. That’s why we decided to celebrate our amazing Camp Cucumber mom’s with personalized Tea Bag Sugar Cookies to enjoy during or after the tea party. For the recipe, I used Martha Stewart’s Basic Sugar Cookie recipe, as it […]

Chocolate Coconut (Protein) Bites

By JUSTINE FROSTAD I’ve made these for friends a few times and I always felt the need to announce that they are healthier than the average dessert. I don’t know about your friends, but generally if there is sinfully-delicious-looking-treat on the dessert table they are way more likely to choose that over what I’ve been […]

Caleigh’s Culinary Adventures ~ Intermediate Level

By CALEIGH HALL This week our cuisine classes took us to the east of France, where the region shares common ingredients with the Swiss and Germanic areas. In particular thee seemed to be a theme with cheese, such as hot cheese souffle, potato and cheese gratin, white onion and cheese soup… You get the picture! […]

Caleigh’s Culinary Adventures ~ Intermediate Level

By CALEIGH HALL Just when you think you can bake a cake (and eat it too) with ease, the French laugh in your face and reveal the Intermediate level cakes for the exam. This week we learned all three cakes that we need to learn the method for, memorize the ingredients and ratios and create […]

Funfetti Cupcakes for 2

By JUSTINE FROSTAD You know those evenings when you and your friend/boyfriend/roommate feel like a little something sweet, but you have a ‘baker beware’ moment when you realize you’ll probably end up licking the batter out of the bowl, and off the spatula, in addition to the dozen baked goods you’ll end up consuming in […]

Easy Peasy Apple Pie

By CALEIGH HALL This Easy Peasy Apple Pie is the essence of what I think is the perfect recipe for a few reasons: It takes less than an hour to make, start to finish It uses only a few simple ingredients to make something utterly delicious A minimal effort creates something truly beautiful and impressive […]

Trick-Or-Rice-Krispie-Treats

by JUSTINE FROSTAD Our hearts go out to everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please help those in need by donating to The American Red Cross or your favorite charitable organization. ~ TTT The trick to this treat is a variety of chopped up, fun-size Halloween candy. Rice Krispie treats are quite possibly the easiest, no-bake […]

Mini Pumpkin Pies

By JUSTINE FROSTAD Pumpkin pie is a classic autumn dessert. Since there is a ton of festive food to indulge in around this time of year, especially Thanksgiving, I thought bite-size just might be the right size for this dessert. Instead of a traditional pie crust I used phyllo to make a light, crispy home for […]

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