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butter tarts, again!

The last time we posted about butter tarts, we had a lot less readers. So in fairness to those of you who haven’t been following us from the beginning, we are re-posting our butter tart recipe! 331 more words


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

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