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Showing posts from February, 2010

market days

Went to the market yesterday and picked up some truly great things. Will be sharing soon!
P.S. I'm totally digging those purple carrots.

lazy days

Today is family day here in Canada, out of all ten provinces and three territories only two of them get this holiday in which you are supposed to spend time with family. I'm home alone and well, loving it. So far I slept in, made my self coffee, bacon, eggs and toast, lazed about in front of the TV then decided I needed to make graham crackers. I've been wanting to make these cookies for some time, but the lack of food a processor has somewhat stalled me. Now with a shiny new one... well you can guess just what I did.

honey graham crackers 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup of brown sugar 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp butter, cut up, chilled 1/3 cup honey 2 tbsp good quality vanilla extract 1/4 cup milk topping 5 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon
Combine flour, brown sugar, butter, baking soda and salt to the bowl of the food processor. Pulse on and off until the mixture is the consistency of course meal. Whisk together the milk, honey and vanilla in a sm…

sweets, treats and red things

Just a quick little post, but one that's jam packed with goodness. I've been so so busy these past few days baking these (look below) yes all those cookies, that I haven't had time to post anything. So since Valentines is coming very soon I thought I'd post a little inspiration for some of your valentines baking needs.

1. cake truffles. 2. classic sugar cookies with royal icing. 3. Flickr fun (part of my 365). 4. Lolli pop brownies (use a round cutter and pop a stick on the end and vola) and chocolate pots de cream. 5. Conversation heart cookies and icing hearts.
P.S. I'm trying the 'bigger picture' thing.... hope it works!