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Morning Glory Muffins Revisited

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

summary: farmers’ market bounty; our recipe for morning glory muffins fixed; has it really been almost 20 years since I first made these?! We have been going to the Saturday morning farmers’ market near the mouth of the Humber River almost every weekend this summer. We sit on the little grassy hill overlooking the market, […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Pieeeeee!

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Croissants are easy, but Cruffins are easier (BBB July 2021)

Saturday, July 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for Cruffins; it’s warm in the kitchen; the butter is soft; fooling around with measurements; rolling pins are wonderful; remembering and forgetting; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; We just keep rollin’, we keep on rollin’ along! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Cruffins It’s hot! Poisonously hot. (But not as hot as west […] Continue reading »

The Challenges of Povitica (BBB May 2021)

Monday, May 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for eggless Povitica with walnut date filling; no sense of time any more; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; Potica is a cooking project, not everyday fare. You’ll want to be well-rested and plan-free before embarking on all the kneading, whisking, flouring, and rolling. – Romana Bohinc, the head baker of Potičnica—a […] Continue reading »

Taking Comfort with Chocolate and Caramel

Sunday, March 14th, 2021

summary: Π Day; chocolate caramel tart; yet more praise for back issues of SAVEUR; going a little stir-crazy; And a back issue of SAVEUR magazine comes through again! Today is Pi Day!! And because we’re still in the “Grey Zone, we decided we needed major comfort. It is now exactly one year from the day […] Continue reading »

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