Monthly Archives: September 2009

Cream Cheese Brownies

I had the worst day yesterday. So, to cheer myself up, I baked these very beautiful, very delicious brownies. Recipe courtesy Nigella Lawson again, who is quickly becoming my favourite celebrity chef. It’s basically a brownie with cream cheese in … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Cassoulet, again!

That’s not a complaint. I just happened to have some duck meat and sausages in the freezer and was waiting for the right time to bust out the French country cooking. May as well be tonight, when it’s kinda getting … Continue reading

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Treats! Peanut butter chocolate squares

Thanks again to Nigella Lawson’s How to be a Domestic Goddess, I made these squares in two seconds flat last night. There’s no cooking involved; just mash sugar, butter and peanut butter together and then pour some melted chocolate on … Continue reading

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Dinner project: Bacon and Egg pie

HOW COULD THIS NOT BE GOOD? I don’t normally make pastry. But this recipe, from a book called ¬†How to be a Domestic Goddess, was too much to resist. And it was easy. You take a quarter cup each of … Continue reading

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Cupcake adventure: Fuss

Now that I’m on the southside, I have discovered that there are two competing cupcake stores in my neighbourhood. But you know, it’s been really hard to catch either of them open when I wanted a treat. Either that, or … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Elk steak

I was at the Strathcona Farmer’s Market this Saturday, hunting around for this week’s ingredients. I’ve moved, you see, and that’s why I haven’t been cooking nearly as much as I should. Sorry! So anyhow, I found these nice elk … Continue reading

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