I’ll admit, I’m not much of a breakfast lover. I know. My kids, on the other hand, are staunch supporters of the I AM AWAKE AND THEREFORE MUST EAT movement. It’s a challenge. At least, for me. Because while I don’t love breakfast, I also don’t really like sweet breakfasts. If I were to eat breakfast, I’d… Continue reading You’ll love this homemade granola!
Remember that just the other day I mentioned I had been on an unexplained baking frenzy the last few weeks? Here is some small proof of my efforts – homemade peppermint bark. I’m addicted to the Williams Sonoma peppermint bark but luckily now, I can make it at home all the time and no longer… Continue reading Homemade Peppermint Bark
I was very recently tasked with baking a tourtiere, a French-Canadian meat pie. (And by very recently, I mean like, it’s in the oven as I am typing.) It’s been 20 years since I’ve tasted meat and cooking it always involves a lesson in trust. Because it’s been so long since I’ve eaten meat, I’ve… Continue reading The tourtiere.
For the first time in perhaps my entire life, I am embracing the idea of holiday baking. I’ve always said that I’m a better cook than a baker (and it’s true – I lack that certain je n’ais se quoi that most bakers seem to instinctively have) but for some unknown reason (I’ll blame Christmas), I’ve… Continue reading Holiday Baking.