Category: Holiday Recipes

Frozen Sprinkle Cookies; 12 Days of Cookies

Frozen Sprinkle Cookies; 12 Days of Cookies

Frozen Inspired sugar cookies perfect for any Disney Frozen themed party and beautiful on any holiday cookie platter. The blue, white and silver sprinkles add an elegant and unexpected elegance without too much work. Elsa would love these easy to make Blue Sparkle cookies.  A […]

Santa Pudding Cookies

Santa Pudding Cookies

These Santa Pudding Cookies are soft on the outside and slightly crispy on the outside thanks to the vanilla pudding! Lightly flavoured with peppermint for a holiday flavour, feel free to substitute vanilla if you prefer.  These cheerful cookies are really easy to prepare, so […]

Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies for Christmas cookie exchanges and platters are a must make.  Use an assortment of different coloured sanding sugars to make them really festive!  You can bake these ahead of time and store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks, or […]

Best Tourtière ever; a Brooks family tradition

Best Tourtière ever; a Brooks family tradition

The History of  the Best Tourtière ever:   Family traditions are super important to me, especially around all the holidays, and I’ve been building them with my husband James since we got married 2o years ago.  Christmas was the first big holiday I had to […]

Presents For The Home Baker

Presents For The Home Baker

Presents For The Home Baker Do you know a person who loves to bake? If you get to taste all their great creations, why not add to their kitchen supplies. We can make their life easier and their passion for baking a little stronger by […]

Grinch Fudge; movie night fun!

Grinch Fudge; movie night fun!

Grinch Fudge, the latest addition to our family movie night tradition is not hard to make, however it does need to set up overnight, so you will need to plan ahead a little for this recipe.    I used to struggle with making fudge, but […]

Don’t be a Grinch…. It’s Family Movie Night

Don’t be a Grinch…. It’s Family Movie Night

One of my favourite things about the holidays is all the amazing movies, and the memories that they have for us as a family. It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time for the annual 25 Days Of Christmas Movies Blog Hop! #ChristmasMoviesHop […]

10 Must Make Instant Pot Side Dishes

10 Must Make Instant Pot Side Dishes

Fabulous Side Dishes for the Instant Pot I love utilizing my instant pot for meals, side dishes and desserts. I’ve rounded up 10 Must Make Instant Pot Side Dishes that are popular at our house, and just a little different.   When all the Fall veggies […]

Ten Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

Ten Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

Ten Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving Preparing the Thanksgiving meal can be hectic to have prepared and on the table at a set time, no matter how well prepared you are.  To make it less stressful and still delicious using making ahead sides is […]

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Holiday cooking is one of my favourite things to plan for, so many family favourite recipes to make, and the opportunity to try some new ones too, as I’m generally feeding 12-16 people. This year I put my Instant Pot to work for me,  I […]