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Tag: cinnamon

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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a nice hot cup of tea: chai

I love chai tea. The first time I tried it about 10 years ago, I declared it was like having cake in a cup! Oh my, it was sweet and rich and full of spice, instantly comforting and wonderfully cozy.…

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just pudding! rice pudding with dried cranberries

As a child, I was never enamoured with rice pudding. In our house, it was something that my mom made rarely and when she did, she made it for my dad. It seemed like a big production to my young…

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the not-so-humble crumble: three fruit crumble

One of the easiest desserts ever is the humble crumble. Or crisp. Whatever you call it, it barely calls for a recipe and it’s delicious. When a crumble presents itself on the table, Cornelius is ready to bow down in…

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foolproof: blackberry coffee cake

Sometimes you just have to have cake. Cornelius and I had returned from a very decadent lunch at Salad de Fruits where we dined on amazing moules et frites (at a very reasonable $10.99) on an outdoor patio. Afterwards, we…

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what time is it? it’s time for cake: spice cake with penuche frosting

Last night I was in the mood for cake but I didn’t want something with a lot of calories, so I poked into one of the cookbooks that I found on my Portland trip: 1,001 Low-Fat Vegetarian Recipes (found on…

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breakfast can be this good: cinnamon chocolate pancakes

I love weekend mornings. They can be leisurely and relaxing and everything just seems better with a second cup of strong coffee. A short stack of pancakes also keeps that smile on your face just a bit longer too. A…

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the sweetest sunday: apple-cinnamon pancakes

Last weekend, we went on a short bike ride and stopped for breakfast at the midway point. I took the unconventional route and ordered a burger, but Cornelius loves tradition and ordered the HUGE breakfast complete with eggs, bacon, fruit…

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