Tags » Butter Tarts

Butter tarts and Blue Jays

The road to Midland, Ontario, home of “Ontario’s best butter tart festival”, was twisty. There was no fast, easy route from Ottawa to this town of 17,000 on Georgian Bay, Lake Huron – it was winding back roads all the way, up and down heavily wooded farmless hills, broken up occasionally by Canadian Shield pink granite outcroppings. 1,058 more words

Creative Non-fiction

I ate my Weight in Butter Tarts

Well not really but it sure feels that way.  When I left Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival in Midland on June 11, 2016, I had butter tarts from four different bakeries.   447 more words

So: soul food?

Certain sweets are irresistible to me. White cupcakes with white frosting. Homemade oatmeal raisin cookies. Wine gums. Dark chocolate covered jujubes. Coffee Crisp chocolate bars. Old fashioned donuts. 486 more words

Julie Petroski


Godfrey would have ‘fehed’ and ‘poo-pawed’ the leaden grief I shouldered, long years ago now, once the reality of his passing grew heavier every day. suddenly, I felt every ache, saw every cobweb and crumb as up the stairs from our luggage shop I plodded. 786 more words

Canada - Butter Tarts

I wanted to do some more baking at the weekend, but hadn’t planned what I was going to do, so I asked my hubby to name a country that I should cook from.  991 more words

Sweet Treats

So Fresh and So Clean, Clean

Happy New Year, buddies!

Check out the new digs! Do you like it? Was getting a bit bored with the old look, thought I may as well spruce things up a bit. 655 more words

Evolution of Snow?

Good morning, Brie. It’s Thursday.

I can totally understand your want to make my Mommy’s butter tarts; they are delicious.

My parents live on a street that was not well populated when we arrived in 1998. 134 more words

Real Life