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Delectable Butter Tarts from Wilkie’s in Cottage Country Take the Cake

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Orillia’s Famous But­ter Tart Bakery

I’ve been mean­ing to make the trip to Oril­lia — a place you can’t miss about an hour’s drive north of Toronto en route to Muskoka’s cot­tage coun­try — for many years.

The rea­son, of course, is food — in this case, one of my absolute favourites: but­ter tarts.

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Peach Galette — Finally Got it!

Peach Galette 21 Peach Galette   Finally Got it!

When I get obsessed with a recipe, it per­vades my wak­ing and sleep­ing hours.

Of late, it’s been peach galette, how much ground almonds to use in the layer below the peaches, what oven tem­per­a­ture, how long to bake — the list goes on. Then comes the test­ing and re-testing until Ross and I are  eat­ing the dessert daily and the freezer is full of  var­i­ous ren­di­tions, all clearly labelled.

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