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Tag: raisins

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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i like you best: fresh apple spice cookies

I love fall. For me, it’s all about the trees with their heavy, colouful leaves. And air so cool and crisp that requires your favorite cardigan, slightly wrinkled and maybe a bit musty from its hiding place at the back…

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rising to the challenge: cinnamon buns with dried cranberries & lemon zest

Sometimes in order to attain comfort you must move outside your comfort zone. I shy away from finicky recipes. Complicated steps and unfamiliar ingredients scare me a little bit. But I do push myself to try new techniques or try…

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clumpy & crisp applesauce granola

Having a food blog is a completely odd thing. I’m sure my neighbours wonder why I’m taking photos of my food on the balcony on at 8pm on a Wednesday evening (hello neighbours, it’s because there’s still some good light…

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cowboy cookies

A little while ago I took out the book All Cakes Considered by Melissa Gray¬†from the library. I love cakes and the book turned out to be perfect cake-dreamin’ fodder. It will be my birthday next week and I’ve already…

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better than from a bakery granola

I love granola for breakfast. Not only do I make it quite frequently, but I do often order it when going out for breakfast. I’m a bit of a granola snob and I definitely know what I like. This granola…

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carrot spice loaf

Yesterday I felt myself slowly coming back to normal from after a month of hectic work. There was no turkey for our Thanksgiving, but we were with good friends, there was good food on the table and glasses of wine…

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csa farm fresh salad

We haven’t been doing much grocery shopping lately. It’s too hot and we’re not lucky enough to live in a neighbourhood with one of those fancy air-con supermarkets. While there is appeal to standing in front of a popsicle fridge…

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