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Lynn Crawford’s Harvest Apple Pie

Try this recipe for Harvest Apple Pie from celebrity chef Lynn Crawford’s cookbook Farm To Chef: Cooking Through The Seasons. I love pie. A good apple pie stuffed with just-picked apples tossed with cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar nestled in a buttery crust . . . oh yes, that’s what I’m talking about.

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Blueberry Pie French Toast Muffins

Try this recipe for Blueberry Pie French Toast Muffins from The School Year Survival Cookbook, written by Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh of The Sweet Potato Chronicles.

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Mom’s Mud Pie

Try this recipe from chef and restaurateur Colin Tooke of Toronto hot spots Grand Electric and Electric Mud BBQ. “The most brainless dessert ever. My mom made this creamy mocha pie on our birthdays. Everyone loves it. Don’t bother with fancy ice cream, because all you taste is…

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David Rocco’s No-Bake Cheesecake

Aside from the cookies, this lush, simple cheesecake contains no extra sugar. The ricotta is the star of the cheesecake — use the best and freshest you can find.

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How To Make Canada’s Best Butter Tarts

Food editor Kristen Eppich shares a recipe for the best butter tarts in Canada, from 13th Street Bakery, and three scrumptious variations. Perhaps the most hotly debated dessert in the country, the butter tart was created during pioneer times when ingredients were sparse. Whether it’s at Marty’s World Famous Cafe in…

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Tarte Au Sucre (Sugar Pie)

Try this recipe for Tarte au Sucre from the cookbook Feast: Recipes & Stories From A Canadian Road Trip. Pâtisserie Rhubarbe is a pretty little shop in Montreal with cakes, tarts, pastries, and house-made popsicles sold from a window during the summer. They also do a big, pecan-rich…

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13th Street Bakery Butter Tarts

Food editor Kristen Eppich hails these butter tarts from 13th Street Bakery in St. Catharines the best ones in Canada. “The pastry is delicate yet sturdy, and the filling is just gooey enough. What’s the trick? The tarts are baked in silicone muffin cups. Anything that bubbles over forms a sugary crunch,…

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How To Make A Carrera Marble-Inspired Cake

If you follow House & Home on Instagram, you know that we recently reached 200 thousand followers on the social media channel! To celebrate, we got a Carrera marble-inspired cake from Toronto bakery Le Dolci, and we’re sharing the tutorial on how you can…

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Mimi Thorisson’s Salted Butter Chocolate Cake

Try this recipe for Salted Butter Chocolate Cake from French food blogger Mimi Thorisson’s cookbook, French Country Cooking: Meals And Moments From A Village In The Vineyards.

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Scandinavian Raspberry Squares

Try this recipe for Raspberry Squares or Hindbærsnitter from the cookbook ScandiKitchen: Fika & Hygge. It’s essential that [these raspberry squares] are cut with a sharp knife or the pastry will crack. If you are having trouble with it, leave it for a bit to cool and the crispiness will lessen…

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Lemon Moon Cake

Try this recipe for Lemon Moon Cake from the cookbook ScandiKitchen Fika & Hygge. Around 45 years ago, a big Danish cake producer started making a cake called citronmåne or lemon moon, owing to the crescent shape and yellow color. It quickly became one of those popular, convenient cakes your…

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Pistachio Meringue Cake With Fresh Citrus, Candied Kumquats & Cardamom Caramel Sauce

Try this recipe for Pistachio Meringue Cake from the cookbook Taste & Technique: Recipes To Elevate Your Home Cooking by Naomi Pomeroy with Jamie Feldmar.  This is an easy and versatile nutty cake that makes use of the egg whites you might have left over after making ice cream or Hollandaise.

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Jamie Oliver’s 5-Ingredient Chocolate Orange Shortbread

Try this recipe for Chocolate Orange Shortbread from Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook, 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food. …

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Cherry Clafouti

Simple yet elegant, this traditional French dessert combines tart cherries with a sweet flan-like batter.

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Plum Crostata

Crackling with coarse sugar and perfumed with vanilla, this gorgeous tart is surprisingly easy to prepare.