Last weekend I watched the Toronto Santa Claus Parade (best one in years, by the way), and this week I’ve been cranking the Christmas tunes. So believe me, I am more than ready to kick things up a holiday notch around here! And I ask you, what better way to do that, than with candy canes? Continue reading →
I hope this doesn’t startle you, but…. First Christmas Post Of The Year!!!!! Whoo!!!!…. Now that I’ve gotten that off my chest, I’d like to say that I was actually concerned that I may be jumping the gun (just a wee bit). I mean, I know that our American neighbours don’t even celebrate their Thanksgiving for another couple of weeks. And I wouldn’t want to (possibly) add to anyone’s holiday stresses. But if we waited until that was over… well that would leave me with just (I think) 4 weeks for Christmas recipes. If you’re anything like me, then I know you’ll agree, that’s just not enough time. Continue reading →
Oh Wow! Can you believe that we are STILL not unpacked! My baking equipment and (much of) my ingredients have yet to see the light of day. And the photography stuff, well who even knows where that is…. *sigh* I need a cookie.
I was so apprehensive about this post. We just moved and it’s the first one I’m doing from our new home. I’m still learning the new kitchen layout and stove/oven, which (I’m sure you know) means everything takes way longer to do because nothing is where I’m used to it being. Even worse, I had no idea how I was going to take the pictures, not knowing where the best natural light is here. Plus other than the actual camera, all the photography equipment is still packed. Luckily, it wasn’t raining…
Do you feel totally bombarded with pumpkin recipes yet? It seems that come Autumn, every cook and their dog has a pumpkin recipe to share. I mean take a look at Pinterest these days…. I hope you can handle one more. Continue reading →