Milk Chocolate Pistachio Tart

What goes great with wine and cheese – chocolate, of course!  I scoured my many cookbooks for a dessert recipe that incorporated chocolate and found this milk chocolate pistachio tart in Martha Stewart’s Pies & Tarts cookbook.  I needed a

Hot Out of the Oven…

Some of my girlfriends and I take turns every few months to host a wine and cheese, its an excuse for us to all get together to drink wine and try some interesting cheeses.  This time, its my turn!  So

One Sweet Indulgence At A Time: Strawberry Buttercream Cupcake

I saw the sign up for months about a new cupcake shop called Prairie Girl opening up in the downtown core of Toronto’s financial district.  Since I was going uptown to visit my friend B, I thought it would be

My comfort food

My comfort food

I’m doing all I can to fight this cold I have – its slowly moved from a sore throat to a runny nose and now a cough.  When I feel run down and need warmth, I turn to some of

Feeling under the weather

Feeling under the weather

Been feeling under the weather with sniffles and a sore throat for the past couple of days and nothing soothes me better than having a big mug of freshly brewed tea.  I’m going to admit that I’m a bit of

Happy 2012!

The past month has been a time for celebrating, getting together with friends and reflection – as I always do when a new year approaches.  And what better way is there to celebrate the new year and my very first