Sweater Weather and Crème Brûlée

October is coming to an end and November is almost upon us, amazing how fast the seasons keep changing! Fall has to be my favourite season for two reasons; firstly the changing of colours on the trees especially around cottage country or further up towards Algonquin Park.

McKenzie Lake in the Fall, it is 20 minutes from the east gate of Algonquin park and is a natural spring fed lake. More than 75 percent of the land is still crown  land.

Secondly, because of sweater weather, cuddling by the fire to your favourite book, and always keeping warm with a cup of tea or hot chocolate. Over the weekend I had the pleasure of making one of my all time favourite comfort foods…Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée. The rich smooth custard topped with caramelized sugar is the perfect end to a cold fall day.

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