Food

*updated*doing what i love

I have always loved to bake. I remember standing on a stool in my Granny's kitchen helping her make batches of cookies she kept in special tins. These tins were always in the corner cabinet under the phone station and all the kids knew which tin held their favourite: chocolate chip; gingerbread; oatmeal; peanut butter.… Continue reading *updated*doing what i love

Food

kitchen love

Today I FINALLY got to do some baking after living in chaos for 2 years! We are in our new house, and even though we still have some work to do, I decided this morning was THE DAY for cinnamon buns! I used this recipe Cinnamon Buns and they turned out light and gooey and yummy! Here… Continue reading kitchen love

Food

beef stew for 2

The summer has abruptly ended on the west coast; last night's rain brought morning fog and a damp chill to the air. Switching cooking gears from a dinner of fresh garden produce to liberating the crock pot from the back of the cupboard was foremost on my mind this morning. I took myself to the… Continue reading beef stew for 2

Food, Writing

holy grail

"You will discover that cooking is more than making food. It could your 'holy grail' for a happier, closer family." I have been collecting recipes since I was a child. My first one, which I still have in my own handwriting, is for clam chowder. I keep it, and all the other pages from magazines,… Continue reading holy grail