Recipe Post: Orange and Grapefruit Peel Muffins

Ok, ok, I know this recipe sounds potentially…problematic (code for EEWWWWW), but I implore you to try it out first before judging. This muffin recipe is unique, I’ll grant you that, but its origin comes from one of my favourite Canadian cookbook authors, the late, great Edna Staebler, who, with several cookbooks to her name,…

Recipe Post: Bread!

It never fails; within a day or two of getting a professional manicure, I invariably have an overwhelming urge to bake something that requires a great deal of hands-on effort. After Tuesday’s mani/pedi date with a good friend I hadn’t seen in a while, it was inevitable that within 24 hours I would end up…

Recipe and Tutorial: Banana Cake with Penuche Frosting

This cake is super-delicious and so incredibly moist! I don’t usually like banana-flavoured anything, but this cake is virtually the sole exception, probably because it uses actual bananas and not that horrific artificial banana flavouring. *bleaugh*  That chemical banana garbage should be thrown into the sea, but that would be cruel to marine life.When I…