Category Archives: Cookies

“I see London, I see France, I see a chocolate chip meringue…”

“I do not wear shorts.” It is a simple, cut and dry rule. There are not a lot of sub-sections or appendices to get caught up in. I mean, shorts can easily be interpreted as skirts which end above the knee: acceptable, but only when chaperoned by a pair of … Continue reading

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Chocolate cookies to warm a big heart

You know when you sit down at a restaurant and the server tells you about the specials and it comes out as saffron infused blah blah topped with a truffled goat cheese mousse drizzled with some sort of reduction, and while you are pretty sure … Continue reading

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a little rosemary flavour for a birthday

I have been wanting to bake something sort of unexpected lately. Whenever I see images of pink peppercorn macarons or cayenne brown sugar cookies or brown butter sage marshmallows I feel inspired and think, I should make something sweet with a … Continue reading

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Sharing the love: popped corn

My sister-in-law, Shara, loves popcorn. She is committed to popcorn. She has popcorn specific bowls of multiple sizes and hues. As a birthday gift a friend gave her a package of those old-school popcorn boxes, which she will use… may be even … Continue reading

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a little peppermint love

Christmas is my holiday. I love it. I love shopping for the perfect present. I love over doing it on stocking stuffers. I love wrapping things up with pretty paper and ribbons. I love writing cards and placing them in the red Canada … Continue reading

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a little sweet cream for a birthday

I made cappuccino squares a couple of weeks ago: a thin chocolate cake base, a chocolate – espresso mousse, topped off with a sweetened whipped cream sprinkled with cinnamon. I took them over to our usual Friday night hang out, our … Continue reading

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Cinnamon and brown sugar and everything nice

“Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of.” I love this little rhyme, it is so darling. I probably extra love it because I am a girl and like to think about all the nice things I … Continue reading

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