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stealing snaps on a thousand food choices

Recently, I had an argument of how I’m being part of generation Y. As a person who doesn’t want to be pointed out as part of any social label/classification, I feel so… 530 more words


In the Kitchen: Kids Choice... Popsicles

If there is ever a chance for my kids to choose something to make in the kitchen… like this week… they will choose something with berries! 581 more words


Throwback Thursday: My Love Affair with Baking

Anyone who reads this blog, or knows me even a little, knows I love to bake. I love to eat baked goods, too, but I appreciate the fact I have two teenagers and don’t have to eat everything I bake by myself. 293 more words


Making It Up as I Go

Last Friday, the stars aligned for a cheese and onion tart—I had pie dough already made, a batch of chevre that needed to be used, and plenty of eggs and shallots. 167 more words


Everyday Beautiful

I don’t need an excuse to make cake, but today’s icy southerly gales were an excellent excuse, regardless.

I chose to make a devil’s food cake. 67 more words



I brought the lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) indoors last weekend. It’s not supposed to be able to handle freezing temperatures. It does, but it doesn’t like them. 220 more words


Pear Tart

Several kilos of beautiful pears in the house inspired pear tart for dessert last night. Taking inspiration from a few recipes, I came up with the following. 164 more words