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Best Banana Bread

I used to be an awful baker.  I so desperately wanted to be a good baker, however when I was little I didn’t know how to read a recipe and thought 3/4 cup meant 3-4 cups so that led to awful experiences.   213 more words

Sydney Life

Gratitude and Roasted Red Pepper Soup

“Soup is a lot like family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor.” — Novelist Margaret Kennedy…

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Recipe Reviews


It’s Fall and I am finally ready to turn the oven back on. Like putting on close-toed shoes or pants for the first time in months, it’s taking some getting used to. 403 more words


Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart

This week we have our first autumnal bake. I invested in some pumpkin puree (because I’m too lazy to make my own) so there will most likely be some more pumpkin recipes coming. 412 more words


Butternut Squash and Farro Salad

I know that by February I’ll be longing for a warm and sunny October.  OK, by November (which is only 22 days away, eeeek!) I’ll probably be longing for a warm and sunny October.   943 more words

Healthy Meals

2 new things

I’m not a terribly creative in the kitchen but fortunately for me, other people are and these are new food things I’ve discovered recently from two of my favourite food bloggers… 194 more words