Frozen Berry Mousse

3/4 cup whole blueberries, plus more for garnish 3/4 cup blackberries, halved, plus more for garnish 3/4 cup strawberries, sliced, plus more for garnish 1 tbsp port wine 1 250-g block PC Blue Menu Light Cream Cheese, softened 1/2...

Frugal Food Gifts

Need a gift? Low on cash? Frugalista Amrita Singh has a solution! Whip up one of these frugal food gifts; they're easy to make and sure to impress any host/hostess. Pancake Mix The perfect gift for a busy mom or...

Half-Made Homemade: Cakes!

These store-bought cakes are dressed to impress! Cheesecake Remake A frozen cheesecake gets a fancy facelift—half-made homemade style! Checkerboard Cake To play or to eat? That is the question. Pineapple-Rum Sundaes It's cake and ice cream with a grown-up twist,...

Pineapple-Rum Sundaes

8-oz. pound cake, cut into 1/2-in. cubes (about half of 1 pound cake) 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 1 can each pineapple and nectarines in syrup 3 oz. coconut rum 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1/4 cup toasted, shredded...

Checkerboard Cake

2 9- x 13-in. store-bought cakes in complementary flavours (e.g. 1 chocolate, 1 vanilla) 2 cups vanilla or chocolate icing 12 small cookies (6 chocolate, 6 plain) Buy 2 different cakes of same size and height. Choose flavours that...

Cheesecake Remake

A frozen cheesecake gets a fancy facelift—half-made homemade style! 1 small frozen cheesecake, defrosted 1/3 cup your favourite jam about 20 rolled wafer cookies (e.g. Pirouette) 4 oz. dark chocolate, shaved Defrost cheesecake. Spread jam on top of cake. Snap...

Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse

Recipe adapted from Gourmetician 150 g dark chocolate 100 g Arbequina olive oil plus extra for garnish 250 g 35% cream pistachios, toasted and crushed, for garnish fresh raspberries, for garnish sea salt, for garnish Slowly melt chocolate in a...

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