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Tag: raisins

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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irish soda bread with fennel & cinnamon

Heavy, dense, tasteless, dry. Often these are words used to describe the brick-of-a-loaf also known as Irish soda bread. Its bad rap had me wary but I overcame it when I saw Buff Chickpea’s lovely looking loaf. The fact that…

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