Recipes: Chocolate Diablo Cookies

Um, yum. These are so much more interesting and flavorful than your regular chocolate cookies. These combine chocolatey, spicy, sweet and salty flavours. They’re not for everyone, but if you are intrigued by the sound of cayenne, ginger and sea salt served up with a fudgey chocolate treat, these may be up your alley. We like them in our household as a special treat from time to time. They’re inspired by the ones served at Tacofino, a great local place famous for their Baja-style tacos. Check out the recipe below!


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Recipes: Classic Hummus

Did you know the proper way to say hummus is “who-mus”? Who knew? In 2013, D and I went to the Middle East and learned that not only does hummus taste a thousand times better over there, but that we had been saying it wrong the whole time.  Anyway, this post is actually about making hummus at home, and not about how to say it.  It’s quick and easy to make and it’s way tastier than the store bought stuff… not to mention free of preservatives.  And it’s healthy.  What’s not to like?  While it might not be quite as good as what we experienced on vacation, it’s still a pretty good go-to recipe.  Recipe below…


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Recipes: The Best Carrot Cake Ever

This carrot cake is soooooo good. It has quickly become my new go-to cake recipe. I baked one this morning to take to my friend A’s holiday party and it was a hit! It’s pretty easy to make and the cake batter produces a really moist and flavorful cake, so it’s hard to screw up. Recipe courtesy of the Rebar cookbook.


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