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Not-quite Fig and Not-quite Walnut Flatbread (BBB October 2022)

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

summary: recipe for Fruit and Nut Flatbread – why yes, it’s wild; late again, but this time it wasn’t completely my fault; staying at home (again!!!); information about Bread Baking Babes; World Food Day; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Fig and Walnut Flatbread This month, Elle chose a beautiful fall-like flatbread from a cookbook by public […] Continue reading »

Holiday Essentials

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

summary: keeping Christmas traditions; Christmas Pudding (aka “plum pudding”); Christmases Past; the wonders of flambéeing; while feasting, please remember the hungry There’s nothing so thrilling as blue flames for dessert! -me, Cherry Season = Cherries Jubilee, 25 June 2014 The other day, we got email from one of my west-coast sisters with her report on […] Continue reading »

changing our mindsets (WFD 2021)

Monday, October 18th, 2021

summary: Taking our heads out of the sand; better late than never; remembering the hungry; take action; sharing; World Food Day(s) 2021; a photoless not-Friday post; [A] change in mindsets […] can make hunger a hardship of the past. It was Thanksgiving in Canada last Monday. And last Saturday was World Food Day (WFD). I […] Continue reading »

What to do on Boxing Day

Saturday, December 26th, 2020

summary: We have snow!! It’s Boxing Day; St. Stephen’s Day; warm up by helping to feed/clothe everyone; Forget Boxing Day Sales! Let’s emulate Good King Wenceslas, and get back to the true origins of Boxing Day. [T]he country gentleman stood of old, at his own gate […], and superintended the distribution of alms to the […] Continue reading »

Staying at Home….

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

summary: the new reality; Where’s Waldo? and physical distancing; the need for staples; sharing to feed the hungry; COVID-19 response; Today, we received email from our MPP, reminding us of the importance of social distancing. As many people have been saying for at least a couple of days now, can we please change this phrase […] Continue reading »

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