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pumpkin apple crumb cake

I had mentioned that this Thanksgiving I took it easy in the kitchen. There was no time to fuss about with turkeys, sides or complicated dishes. I took the simple route and made only two things: the sweet potato, corn…

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pear & ginger vegan scone

I make scones quite often on the weekends. It’s a nice diversion from oatmeal or granola and it makes the house smell like a bakery which is as close the the heavenly ideal as I can get. This Saturday morning,…

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get kinda excited about a big pot of tasty carbs (aka koshary)

Yeah, this is a weird recipe. It’s got a ton of steps, it uses up every freakin’ burner on your stove and then it has the gall to use up another, plus it’s not even that pretty too look at.…

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winter warmth: hot spiced tea

It’s finally starting to feel like winter here which is rather lovely. All we need is snow and I’ll be running about throwing snowballs with glee. Snow is pretty rare here and the fact that forecasters are predicting the white…

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you don’t need sassy, you need spice cake

Some of the best things, when put to paper, oftentimes just don’t sound that spectacular. Spice cake? Really? It just doesn’t have the ring of awesomeness. Holy-Mother-Flipping-Totally-Rad-Spice-Cake, maybe. Please do not let the lackluster photo or hum-drum name sway you…

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crumb crazy: orange crumb cake

I know, I know, I just made a pretty fantastic crumb coffee cake, so why would I try again after being so satisfied with that recipe? Well, it all came down to a trade. After a bout of wii boxing…

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puddin’ n’ tain: coconut rice pudding

When I have leftover rice, I usually end up making some fried rice, a cold rice salad or fried rice patties. This time, I decided to experiment with making something sweet. I was all set to make some totally faux-horchata…

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hot toddy: hot buttered rum

It’s true that adding butter to a beverage seems a bit strange but at the same time I was curiously attracted to that kind of naughtyness. And naughty it is! It’s a rich, hot, sweet drink with complex flavours and a definite kick thanks to the rum. It was delicious and it warmed our insides completely.

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