Tag: Valentine’s Day

Amethyst Ring and Valentine Kisses

Amethyst Ring and Valentine Kisses

Amethyst Ring and Valentine Kisses My mom was born on Valentine’s Day. I often wondered what it would have been like to be born on this special day that is set aside each year for love and romance. Valentine’s Day celebrates romance and love, making 

Blueberry Pie with Homemade Filling

Blueberry Pie with Homemade Filling

Blueberry Pie and Happy Valentine’s Day This pie is as easy as 1. 2. 3. Homemade blueberry pie filling plus a refrigerated pie crust is all that is needed. You can certainly make your own pie crust but to save time, we opted for the refrigerated 

Nanaimo Bars A Canadian Classic

Nanaimo Bars A Canadian Classic

Nanaimo Bars A Canadian Classic

Nanaimo Bars A Canadian Classic are a delicious three layer bar and a traditional Canadian favorite. Nobody disputes the origin of these treats, believed to be named after the city of Nanaimo, B.C., located in the western-most province of British Columbia. Classic Nanaimo Bars are the pride of Nanaimo, B.C. These delicious bars have a graham cracker crumb-coconut-nut base, next a layer of creamy custard filling and then topped with ganache topping.

Great in Any Color

Nanaimo Bars are delicious in any color, for any occasion or even just for fun. For a festive touch, we tinted the custard layer a deep pink color.
Perfect for sharing with your Valentine. I have a confession to make, I have a new love in my life. I have fallen in love with Nanaimo Bars.
There, I’ve said it. I feel much better now. I have visions of making the custard filling for Nanaimo Bars in a rainbow of colors and flavors.

Best Served

Take a look at our favorite from last year: Midnight Mint Bars  Move over brownies, there’s a new “bar” in town! Nanaimo Bars are best served at room temperature. The bars keep well when refrigerated or frozen. It’s easy to make these bars in any color you’d like. Just a few drops of gel food coloring to the custard filling. By adding flavored extracts, you can change the flavor too. Almond, mint and cherry are all good choices.


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