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i had a beer and now i have bread! beer bread

You may have read that I’m a bit antsy about yeast. I don’t know where the fear comes from since my mom used yeast to make breads and cinnamon buns and even pancakes with amazing results! It’s a totally unfounded…

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the plain & simple truth: perfect pancakes

I’ve been making pancakes for as long as I can remember. It always seemed really easy. Mix flour, baking powder, milk and eggs and you’ve got pancakes. I’ve never really given them that much thought and truth be told, I’ve…

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the apple of my eye: apple-cheddar-bagel snack

I pretty much love to throw apples into anything. I love them in salads, curries, porridge and sandwiches. Granny Smith are my absolute most favorite apple ever so don’t even mention the bland Red/Golden “Delicious” in my company! A “Delicious”…

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morning oats: scottish oatmeal

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now, you’ve certainly been made aware that I love oatmeal. I’ve made steel cut oats for breakfast, two different kinds of baked oatmeal and some gussied-up porridge. What I have never…

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lazy sundays: migas

I love Sunday mornings. The New York Times Sunday crossword, slippers, strong coffee and a hot breakfast. This morning I made migas with bacon. Normally, I keep my migas a strictly vegetarian affair, however, I’m having vegan company for an…

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drink it up: banana eggnog smoothie

Alright, I swear, this is my last beverage post for a little while. 3 drink posts in a row? Well, I guess it’s time to bottoms up! For anyone who has been reading this blog for a while knows that…

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now, that’s an order: chai pumpkin bread

Ever since returning from my trip last week, it’s been slow going in the blog-reading department. However, I made sure I got all caught up on my blogroll this morning. So many impressive recipes caught my eye, including Honey Roasted…

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snow day: ginger & vanilla scones

Vancouver is in the midst of a winter wonderland and I’m certainly not complaining. Snow is a rarity here in winter and although I’m favorable to the warmer temperatures we get here on the wet coast, I’m not missing all…

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