Category Archives: Desserts

Soft Espresso Gingersnaps

Soft Espresso Gingersnaps | My Edible Journey

I know that for some, the notion of a “soft gingersnap” is oxymoronic. Gingersnaps are meant to “snap.” To be crisp and firm. I’m a little more liberal in my use of the word. To me, any ginger flavoured cookie with molasses is a gingersnap.  Thick or thin, crisp or chewy, puffy or flat, they’re all gingersnaps and we love them.

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Citrus Puffs

Citrus |My Edible Journey

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It’s that time of year. When food blogs burst at the seams with recipes using all manner of citrus, especially Meyer lemons. I have my own uses for them (check out this wicked vinaigrette, or this lovely candied peel and simple syrup, perfect for cocktails, or this divine bundt cake, which doesn’t specifically call for Meyer lemons, but would be fabulous with them).

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Busy Times

Various edibles | My Edible Journey

We’ve eaten well. Guacamole, crepes with honey goat cheese & strawberry sauce, Pinterest inspired hashbrowns in the waffle iron and bread experiments.

I haven’t forgotten you. Honest. We’ve been down with the sick. It’s January, after all. But in spite of the symphony of sniffles, coughs and sleepless yawns, we’ve been eating alright. I am tired of take out and junk food and scrambling at the last minute to figure out what to eat, so I have been putting in a real effort to have proper food available for us. My efforts have not been perfect, but we have managed to cut down on eating out and ordering in.

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Mint Cream Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate mint sandwich cookies | My Edible JourneyI’ll admit it. I’m starting to get my jingle on. Just a little bit. I’ve been listening to the music, and enjoying the sight of the earliest of Christmas lights against the backdrop of snow that we got walloped with last week. Continue reading