Tag Archives: baking

I'm a Snickerdoodle dandy

I don’t like going to parties empty handed. A month ago I received an impromptu pool party invite and did go empty handed, which felt so strange. (No time too cook/bake, nothing adequate to buy.) Last Saturday I went to a house party. As soon as the invitation arrived earlier in the week I put […]

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Cookies with capes are good enough for me

[While brainstorming a title for this post,”Super cookies” had me thinking of “super Grover” but also Cookie Monster. Now I’m thinking that “Super Cookie” would have been Cookie Monster’s alter ego if such a character existed.] Last week at Ethiopian House when everyone thought they were too full to eat another bite I brought out […]

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What smells so good? I know!

Brownies! Ten days ago Sarah posted a recipe for vegan brownies on her blog, What Smells So Good? Immediately I thought of what ingredients I had and what I needed. These were going to be made in my kitchen, no doubt. I followed her recipe more or less. Below is her version with my modifications […]

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Ultimate Healthy Cookies, my way

On Monday I made cookies. I subsequently composed a post about it with the intention of posting it the next day but didn’t get to it (was busy at work and in the evening I settled in with two episodes of Angel, season 7). Here it is, as promised on Facebook: Last month I came […]

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Monday links

Only one day’s worth today… Recent Toronto Food Fallacies [BlogTO] Food, Glorious Food Myths [New York Times] Buckwheat flour and guar gum: Gluten-free baguettes get formulation boost [Food Navigator] 14 Facts about Mustard [Fooducate] When fast food and new media collide: Tweeting Food Truck Draws L.A.’s Hungry Crowds [NPR] The no-knead bread trend continues. No […]

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Homemade bread update

Today it’s way too chewy and the burnt flavour of the crust dominates, although the inside is kind of nice when I tear the crust away. I’ll eat the loaf, and I’ll experiment with bread baking again. Previously I didn’t want to go there because it seemed like too much effort and I don’t have […]

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The chocolate espresso mousse cake experiment

Typed out on Sunday (3 days ago), the notes that I jotted down after it was in the oven update regarding finished product follows… Andrea’s attempt at chocolate espresso mousse cake: 1. The eggs were supposed to be at room temperature. I either didn’t notice that in the recipe, or I forgot. (more…)

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