Let President’s Choice® Lighten Your Workload This Holiday Season!

Let President's Choice® Lighten Your Workload This Holiday Season!  I don't know about you, but I am pretty sure I am not alone when I say I am stressed to the max, and it isn't even December! We still have ALL of our shopping to do; the house is only half decorated; we purchase a fresh tree, so we don't have that yet; then there is always the decorating of said tree; wrapping of gifts (if they are ever purchased...lol), addressing, writing  and mailing of cards (I'm already contemplating … [Read more...]

PC® Red Velvet Cake with Raspberry Buttercream

Are you thinking you would like to make a show stopping dessert this holiday season, but you don't want to spend all day baking or mortgage your house to pay for the ingredients?  I have just the recipe for you, PC® Red Velvet Cake with Raspberry Buttercream!  Notes: Raspberry buttercream icing has a lovely pale-pink hue that sets off red velvet cake. For a darker pink icing, add more raspberry purée to buttercream 1 tbsp (15 mL) at a time. CHEF'S TIP:  For a softer icing, add 35% … [Read more...]

Nanaimo Bars: A Canadian Treat {Brief History and Recipe}

According to many, this bar originated in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Mabel Jenkins, a local women from Cowichan Bay, submitted the recipe to the annual Ladysmith and Cowichan Women's Institute Cookbook. This cookbook was sold in the early 1950s in the region as a fundraiser. It became popular in many of the province's households, especially in company towns, and was sold in many of the coffee shops on Nanaimo's Commercial Street. Tourists in the region came to refer to these as "Nanaimo … [Read more...]

“52 Breads in 2013” – #9 Pita Bread

Please join me in giving a warm Canadian welcome to "Life without Lemons".  Originally hailing from the UK and now living in Canada, we are very excited to announce that, Elyse with her fabulous "52  Breads in 2013" will be our weekly guest blogger.  If you are looking for some fabulous bread recipes, drop by each week and see what delicious bread Elyse has baked in her kitchen. … [Read more...]

Perfect Pie Pastry {Recipe}

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Vanilla Mocha Fudge

I have found myself in a bit of a Christmas baking rut; so last week I went through my recipes and cookbooks searching for inspiration...nothing!!  Then I remembered a little recipe booklet that was included in a holiday goody box I had recently received from Kellogg's and...BINGO!! … [Read more...]

Chocolate Yule Log {Recipe}

Chocolate Yule Log ~ Just in time for holiday entertaining, here is a great recipe from the Taste of Home: Best Loved Recipes book.  {Reprinted with permission} Chocolate Yule Log Recipe photo by Taste of Home … [Read more...]

Cranberry Pistachio Bark {Recipe}

This recipe is from a former co-worker of mine.  I'll caution you to resist the urge to double the recipe, if you do, trust me, you'll eat it all!  We make it every Christmas and it is unbelievably good and super simple to make! Cranberry Pistachio Bark   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Co-worker Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients 1 pound good quality white chocolate (I use Belgian) 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup shelled … [Read more...]

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Pumpkin Spice Muffins {w/LINKY}

These Pumpkin Spice Muffins are...totally yummy!! {RECIPE} … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Wholly Guacamole & Beanitos to the rescue!

For many the back to school chaos has started; lessons, basketball, piano, soccer, cub scouts, choir, football, hockey, girl guides and the list goes on...!! Most are taxiing kids from one event to another and trying to balance all the activities with work, school and dinner.  On weeknights, no one has time to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a nutritious and quick dinner.  Let Wholly Guacamole and Beanitos come to the rescue and save your back to school dinners!   … [Read more...]

Three yummy cheesecake recipes & pro tips {Guest Post}

I'm very excited to introduce you to Jennifer, she is writing todays guest post for Older Mommy Still Yummy.   While she is new to the publishing world, Jennifer has been baking and cooking ever since she was a little girl and she is currently working on a series of food-related articles, all featuring 3-5 delicious, easy-to-make recipes.  While not working part-time as a bank teller, Jennifer fills her days with hiking, writing, time with her kids, and - of course - cooking.  She … [Read more...]

~ Biannual Blogathon Bash ~

To do list √ Multiple pots of coffee √ Snacks √ Some extra time available to get my blog organized √ … [Read more...]