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Lemon Hefeweizen Cake

  Hello Spring! Since Blue Owl’s last post, Vancouver has seen some beautiful changes come to pass. We’ve bid adieu to short winter days in exchange for 6am sunrises. Blue skies have once again burst on the scene, cherry trees have blossomed in full … Continue reading

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Chocolate Truffle Tart with Candied Bacon

Do you still buy the newspaper? Call me old fashioned, but I think that there is something so timeless and enjoyable about spending an easy Sunday morning leafing through a crisp newspaper. Coffee first, paper second and all is right in the … Continue reading

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Bourbon Gingersnap Whoopie Pies

“The Children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar-plumbs danced in their heads.”  Bah Humbug! The time has come to dispel all myths that Christmas is about catering to childrens’ sweet-tooths. Candy canes?  Chocolates? Pff boring. We … Continue reading

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Chardonnay Grape Pie

September and October are my favourite months for baking pies. The end of summer in British Columbia brings its residents an onslaught of summer fruit ripe for the picking. BC boasts local blackberries, raspberries, pears, plums, and apples on its vines and fruit trees. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Rhubarb Pie

Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie! No dessert on earth beats a freshly baked pie straight out of the oven, right? Don’t forget the ice-cream dollop on my plate please. If you are indeed a pie-lover like me, today’s post is just for … Continue reading

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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Hey! How are you? I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve shared a recipe and I’m looking forward to catching up. In the last few weeks I’ve been tied down with a whole different online endeavour– editing another website! What a lot … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

I love May. It is a month of long sunlit days, gardening, baby animals, as well as some of the prettiest flowers in bloom. We get to celebrate our mothers and leave our worries behind for the luxurious Victoria and Memorial Day long weekends.In May we … Continue reading

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