Bake A Palooza Part II

As promised, here are some pics and the recipe links for the “BP Sunday”  treats I made and brought to the ceremony this past Sunday. First off: Tropical Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting I have posted the recipe for this divine cake before (link here) so I won’t repeat it now; I’ll just show…

Copping an Attitude of Gratitude

I’ve been thinking about my life over these last several months, and sort of mentally totting up all of the things I’ve done right, and the things for which I wish I could have had a “do-over” (AKA the things I’ve done wrong). With the tremendous relief that has come from finding a job this…

Ranty McRanterson Has Left the Building…

Urgh. I HATE it when I have written up a nice, big post, and for one reason or another it doesn’t save and I’ve lost it for all time. Yeah, that just happened. Maybe it’s just as well, since it was a somewhat ranty post, and I don’t normally write those as a rule. So,…

Bake-a-Palooza

This Sunday, for those who are not in the Scouting movement, is B-P Day, when Scouting groups across the world usually come together to honour and celebrate the the founders of Scouting, Lord and Lady Baden-Powell (both were born on the same day, February 22nd). This year, our group, 3rd Toronto Parkdale will be participating…

Recipe Post: Kicka$$ Hummus (without using Tahini)

I live in a pretty…er…cosmopolitan city in Canada. If there’s any food item in the entire world I want to find, if it’s legal, it’s likely for sale somewhere around here. To be honest, I could probably find it even if it were not legal, but I’m a Good Girl (snerk), so I wouldn’t know…

Breakfast for Dinner? Why Not!

I received a text message from The Hubster early this afternoon, around lunch hour. He mentioned he was chatting with his workmates (both women), and the subject of waffles came around…don’t ask me how. Well, to the point, he ended up having a powerful hankerin’ for waffles, and asked if we could have them for…

Recipe and Tutorial: Summer in a Bowl

Sometimes, when the winter wind is whistling, the sky is grey, the cold is seeping in under the jamb, and you just can’t seem to break out of the winter blahs…you need to bring a warm little breath of summer into your life, if only to remember that it won’t be this cold and dreary…

Recipe post: Winter Warmth in Stew Form

I don’t know from which city or country you are reading this, but here, lately it’s been VERY cold. As in, -17C with wind chills of almost double that. Snowstorms and ice storms and public warming centres for the homeless or those without power; where whiteouts and zero visibility and multi-vehicle traffic accidents abound.  You…

Silly Little Random Thing!

I’m working on another big food post, but while that’s in Draft, I thought I’d share this funny little exchange on my FaceBook from last night and this morning. …you wouldn’t think that something like this needed to be clarified… *smh*