Tag Archive: maple syrup

baked beans with mesquite

pork & beans

Mastering a basic baked bean recipe will broaden your horizons completely! The multitude of additions can take basic beans in any direction you want.

popcorn with maple syrup & salt

It doesn’t get any better than this! Popcorn, maple syrup, brown (and if you have it, maple) sugar, maple extract & salt. Talk about addictive. I make popcorn in the microwave using brown paper lunch bags, make the maple coating in a measuring cup, pour it over the popcorn, stir to coat and bake it…

pork loin grilled with smoke

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There’s nothing like a grilled pork loin, sliced up to feed a crowd – perfect in sandwiches, wraps, salads, paninis, pastas & rice dishes. For melt-in-your-mouth pork – the secret is a marinade, a pouch of wood chips and a hot grill!

pancakes with whole-grains & buttermilk

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Whole-grain/wheat pastry flour can replace white flour in most recipes, especially these heavenly whole-grain buttermilk pancakes. Nix the white, go for something heartier and do your health a favour in the process.

whole-wheat spiced pumpkin muffins

whole wheat pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin purée should be in every cook’s pantry! When you realize the versatility of this professional baker’s secret you’ll be turning out much more than just pies!

cinnamon buns

cinnamon buns

Making cinnamon buns at home is easy, and with a simple recipe, you are assured perfect buns every time! Ice them or not and wow your family with these sensational cinnamon buns you made from scratch!

granola with dried fruit, nuts & seeds

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Granola is a great staple to have on hand at all times and by making your own you’re assured a pure, healthy product to enjoy in 100’s of ways. How to make granola is as easy as turning on the oven and having the ability to stir!

cranberry sauce with orange, maple & cinnamon

cranberry sauce

Cranberry sauce should be a staple in all kitchens all year round. When cranberries are available fresh, buy several bags and pop them in your freezer. You can have cranberry sauce any time you like. And FYI – cranberry goes with poultry all the time, not just at the holidays.