Bars + Squares

  • Chewy Chocolate Chips + Nuts Cookie Bars
    Bars + Squares,  RECIPES,  Sweet Tooth

    Chewy Choco Chips + Nuts Cookie Bars

    Here’s one that’s an oldie but a goodie as they say… I tore this recipe out of a magazine back in my teenage years, when I first started taking a liking to cooking. So, it’s been around for a good 35 years. Yikes! My sister and I had a few recipes for cookies and bars that we learned to make on our own, like this one. I remember baking them often because they were pretty easy for a newbie baker with not a lot of kitchen skills or fancy tools. The bars were not very pretty, often with overcooked edges and definitely not picture worthy. But they were chocolatey, chewy,…

  • Christmas Salted Chocolate Bark
    Bars + Squares,  Christmas Ideas,  RECIPES,  Sweet Tooth

    Christmas Salted Chocolate Bark

    After waiting with much anticipation I finally got my hands on the holiday issue of the LCBO Food & Drink Magazine. For those of you who are not from Ontario and are wondering what the heck I’m talking about let me explain…. This is a seasonal publication put out by the Liquor Board of Ontario advertising and promoting the latest in wines, liquors and liqueurs, presented in conjunction with a slew of interesting new recipes and other home entertainment ideas. This year’s offering is, as usual, a beauty. In my humble opinion they do an amazing job with it. I always look forward to picking up the latest magazine, but…