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Tag: butter

so fresh, so cool: crispy mint chocolate chip cookies

I’m so into fall mode right now. There’s lots of colourful leaves on the trees and crisp leaves on the ground. Some days are rainy and cool while other days are shockingly warm – look ma, no cardigan required! Autumn…

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plum cake, because plums are better when cake is involved

Okay, this cake also goes by the name of torte. I’m not sure why, but truthfully I couldn’t care less. This is a good cake with a good New York Times lineage. If you haven’t made it already, I’m not…

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tastes like my childhood: garibaldi biscuits

I have childhood memories that have stuck with me since the beginning. The vanilla chocolate chip cake my mom made for nearly every birthday celebration is one of the fondest. It’s not just cake but each bite tastes like childhood.…

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1 simple dough = 2 awesome rolls: garlic parmesan + cinnamon

Last week I made a delicious roasted squash soup, but in order to ease in the concept of soup for dinner to my husband, I decided to whip up some of my trusty pizza dough to serve alongside. Originally, I…

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love is….raspberry jam thumbprint cookies

For the past few years, we’ve spent our wedding anniversary in different cities. Last year, we celebrated with a whirlwind visit ┬áto Chicago in the middle of a big road trip. The year before that, we spent it in New…

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sunday morning rituals: lemon blueberry scones

Sunday mornings are lazy mornings in this house. We get up late, stay in our pyjamas, make coffee and start breakfast. Sometimes it’s pancakes, or waffles or eggs, and once in a while, I make scones. Usually, we eat at…

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richy rich: buttery roasted garlic mushrooms with pasta

I was a picky child and there really wasn’t too much that I liked. Tomatoes, onions, zucchini and mushrooms were all off the list. Strangely enough, I loved spinach, broccoli and turnips. Maybe I was less of a picky child…

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insert fun party trick here: cheese straws

Last month our building had a holiday apartment crawl inspired by the book, The Selby Is in Your Place. Going in & out of your willing neighbours apartments to hang out and get neighbourly with just the appropriate amount of…

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