Featured Recipes

Gluten-Free Honey Lemon Bars

These tasty gluten-free and indeed grain-free bars are also sugar free (sweetened with honey).

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Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

pork and sweet potatoes baked together in a tasty sauce.

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Hamburger Soup

Hearty soup with ground beef, barley and vegetables.

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Honey Banana Bread

Recipe for banana bread sweetened with honey.

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Blonde Brownies

Tasty squares made in the style of a brownie, but "blonde" instead of chocolate.

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New! Save Your Favorite Recipes

Great news! If you use the BigOven app, you can now save your favorite Now….You’re Cooking! recipes to your app. The BigOven app is available for Apple, Android and Windows devices – visit their website to learn more and for links to download the app for your device. Clicking on the Save button on each Continue reading

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New! Gluten-Free Recipes

I am pleased to introduce the new new “Gluten-Free” recipe category on Now….you’re cooking! As I have recently begun a gluten-free journey, the recipes that I test have to be gluten-free. While I have given up eating wheat and other sources of gluten, I have not not (yet anyways) been able to eliminate all grains from my Continue reading

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Snickers Bar Rice Krispie Squares

One of the most viewed recipes on this site is Mars Bar Rice Krispie Squares.  Having gone gluten-free, I am unable to have these anymore, because Mars Bars are not gluten-free. I decided to give them a try with Snickers bars, which are gluten-free, and they turned out great! I like the odd peanut in Continue reading

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New Pantry Organization

I have a closet in the kitchen that acts as a pantry. It has nice deep shelves – only problem is they are like a black hole – stuff gets shoved to the back, never to be seen again. I saw a picture in the October issue of Canadian Living magazine. It was an article Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Auntie B!

My “Auntie Bessie” (as I have called her all my life, and so I am not about to stop now) turned 80 recently, and John and I attended a birthday party held in her honor by my cousins. The did a wonderful job with a luncheon of sandwiches, turkey, roasted vegetables, salads, and of course Continue reading

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Wedding Desserts

We had our wedding dinner catered by Valleyfarm Market, and they did a terrific job. They set their barbecue up outside the hall and did barbecued boneless chicken breasts. Also on the menu were baked potatoes, coleslaw, Greek pasta salad, and rolls. But because I am a baker, I wanted to make my own desserts. Continue reading

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Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

I got married this year – June 7, 2014 (better late than never!). John and I had a small wedding, just family and close friends, on the beach at home in Wasaga Beach. A lot of people came to town the night before, so we had maybe about 18 people over to our place on Continue reading

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