Category Archives: Desserts

Mint Cream Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate mint sandwich cookies | My Edible JourneyI’ll admit it. I’m starting to get my jingle on. Just a little bit. I’ve been listening to the music, and enjoying the sight of the earliest of Christmas lights against the backdrop of snow that we got walloped with last week. Continue reading

Late Autumn Recipe Roundup

While Thanksgiving is long past here in Canada already, it is just around the corner in the U.S. With my American readers in mind, and giving a nod to the creeping chill that is wrapping itself around folks in many areas, I’ve put together a compilation of a few recipes featuring seasonal foods that are abundant right now. Enjoy!

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Gingersnap Biscotti

Gingersnap Biscotti |My Edible JourneyGetting that feeling

It’s mid-November (what? how?!) and the temps have definitely dropped. In fact, it’s been ever so lightly snowing all morning. And with the shift in weather, my thoughts begin to turn to pre-pre-holiday flavours. I’m not in full on festive mode yet, but I am craving warm spices and cozy tastes. Ginger is the taste of November (as you can also see here in my ginger oatmeal cookie). Continue reading

My Pastry Needs Help

Pie Crust |My Edible JourneyWe went apple picking recently.

It was our first time as a family, and though it was a chilly day, it was beautiful. The trees on the Niagara Escarpment at the end of the orchard were in their full autumn glory, creating a backdrop that was just a riot of colour. Continue reading

Boozy Cherries

A Duo Of Boozy Cherries | My Edible JourneyIt’s been an up and down week.  Our little girl needed dental work under general anaesthetic, which went incredibly smoothly, but was anxiety inducing in the time leading up to the appointment.  The weather has gone from gorgeous to understandably seasonal (read – muggy & hot), but it produced a gorgeous storm.  And just as I was settling into strawberries, cherries appeared!  I don’t think I’ve ever bought them this early.  They are firmly a July harvest, in my mind. Continue reading

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream | My Edible JourneyIt’s strawberry season!

It got hot this week.  Like, for a day it got really hot.  And humid.  And uncomfortable.  Partly because we still haven’t turned on the air conditioning yet.  But that’s okay.  Because the heat did something else.  It spurred the local early strawberries to ripen.  And ripen they did!  It’s strawberry season! Continue reading