Old dog, new trick
I make chocolate chip cookies often. My go-to recipe is simple, though I’ve played with it in many ways (surprise, surprise). I’ve added coffee, corn syrup, corn starch, varied the chocolate, changed the flour, patted it into bars… Continue reading
Weekend Weather and Food
It’s been a “mild” weekend. By mild, I mean hovering around the freezing mark. Hey, it’s late February in southern Ontario. It’s been a darn sight colder of late. Zero, or even a degree or two warmer, has been most welcome. We went tobogganing last weekend, given all of the snow we still had from a recent storm. This weekend has been damp, even wet, and we’ve enjoyed lots of family time, and good food.
Mild temps brought rain after much snow Continue reading
I never used to like baking. I always preferred to be able to tweak and play right up to the very end of a dish. I would make a batch of cookies here or there, or maybe a loaf of banana bread, but I just didn’t bake much when I was first married. Much to my husband’s chagrin.
I don’t know what changed. Or exactly when. But somewhere along the way I began to enjoy baking. Cookies, bread, loaves, muffins…