Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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Okay. Back to seasonal baking. While I was doing some grocery shopping in the baking aisle, a woman asked me about where to find powdered sugar. She had a cookie recipe in her hand and was shopping for the ingredients, … Continue reading


Ginger Fried Rice

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A short break from Christmas preparations to clear out the refrigerator so there’s room for more baking and a ham and eggnog and that sort of thing. I made a double sized batch of rice last time so that I’d … Continue reading


Nanaimo Bars

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Back when I was a teenager, I remember visiting a friend’s home around Christmas time and trying a Nanaimo Bar for the first time. It was so good! I asked my friend’s mum for the recipe and took it home … Continue reading


Chinese Simmered Star Anise Pork

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So often, braising is a half-day cooking process. A way to tenderize less expensive, tough meats. Not this time. Making this pork recipe takes much less time as tenderloin (as you would expect from the name) is already tender. The … Continue reading


Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake

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“Meyer Lemons are a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange. This unique fruit blends the traditional flavour of a lemon and the sweetness of an orange creating a refreshingly exceptional taste experience.” That’s copied from the bag that … Continue reading