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Chef Lynn Crawford’s Gingerbread Pancakes

Try this quick and easy pancake recipe, perfect for Christmas morning or Boxing Day brunch. Celebrity chef Lynn Crawford partnered with Egg Farmers of Canada and Food Banks Canada for their annual #RecipesThatGive campaign.


Gingerbread With Rosewater Cream Cheese Glaze

This is an adult gingerbread! Cocoa powder and spices make for a dark and flavorful dough that isn’t overly sweet. The cream cheese glaze is a perfect counterpoint, but it will soften the cookies slightly. Glaze the cookies the day before you plan to serve them.


DIY: Easy Gingerbread House

Daunted by the thought of constructing a full-on gingerbread house? This simple take on the classic holiday craft proves that that making just the façade and few trees creates the same magical effect. Placing a votive behind mimics the glow of a fireside seen through the windows, while a layer of shredded coconut…


Holiday Gingerbread House Cookies With Royal Icing

Try this recipe for Holiday Gingerbread House Cookies With Royal Icing from Bobbette & Belle’s new cookbook, which features classic recipes from the celebrated pastry shop. We all remember making gingerbread houses as kids. It’s a common holiday ritual and an opportunity to be creative without pressure. In our…


Holiday Gingerbread Boxes

Use a classic recipe to make edible gift boxes.

Decorating & Design

Decorative Cookies

Reiko Caron on a new art form.

DIY Projects

Holiday Gingerbread House

Learn how to build a stylish gingerbread house without a kit. House & Home staffers Hilary Smyth and Michael Penney use icing, Smarties, pretzels and more to decorate a cute and cosy cottage complete with stained-glass candy windows! (Try Lynda Reeves’ favourite [gingerbread recipe]( for the walls and roof.) Happy…


Festive Gingerbread Cookies

Lynda Reeves learns a new holiday recipe.


Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

A classic recipe for crisp & thin gingerbread.


Claire Tansey’s Easy Gingerbread Cake Recipe

A fall favourite, serve warm with ice cream.


Gingerbread Square Cookies With Royal Icing Recipe

An easy recipe for an old favourite.


Iced Gingerbread Birds Recipe

Fun cookies for Halloween, Christmas, or parties.