Cake 'n' Knife

Savoring life, one recipe at a time

Epic Burgers: Poutine Burger

Oh yea, I went there.

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This is the product of attempting to diet too harshly and not being able to think about anything but poutine for several weeks… It’s quite evident that my self-control has very struck limitations – especially when there are cheese curds involved. I know it’s terrible, but OMG this calorie overload is so worth every single bite.  (more…)

Easy Easter Petit Fours

I have always loved petit fours.

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To me they are that perfect elegant cake that reminds me of fancy afternoon tea services I have gone to throughout my life. It started as a tradition with my grandma Alice around Christmastime – all the ladies of the family would take an afternoon and head to some fancy afternoon tea where I would devour endless little petit fours and scones. Even after my grandma passed away, we have been keeping the tradition for years.  (more…)

Blackberry Gin Fizz

Spring is here!

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And it’s gorgeous and full of fruit and gin fizzes. I realized this past week exactly what I miss most about warm weather – sitting on the porch and opening up the entire house to a warm breeze. Sitting on the back porch, even if it’s only for a few minutes, with a cool gin fizz in hand is one of the best feelings ever.  (more…)