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Banana Bread

A classic. A staple. Banana bread is an American favorite. However, for me, it took three tries for me to get the loaf I wanted. Three loaves of banana bread in one week’s time! 69 more words


Strawberry Spectacular

Welcome to a special collaborative edition of Cooking with Scott. This week I partnered with Christie at GoldenLifePHX on WordPress. This special edition is brought to you courtesy of the abundance of strawberries we were able to purchase from the 3000 Club at Market on the Move. 453 more words

Rooftop Party Essentials

Our calendars have been officially flipped to June for 6 days now, and so even though the weather has been decidedly gloomy and unseasonably cool, we have officially declared it summer in our hearts. 821 more words

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Cocoa and Quesadillas

Does anyone drink cocoa anymore? I don’t mean hot chocolate – delicious and welcome as it is – but cocoa. Made with cocoa powder and sugar, with water if you’re feeling austere or milk if you want to be a bit more indulgent. 317 more words


How to Make Any Regular Weekend Feel Like a Holiday

Last Monday was the first day of spring, which seems hard to believe given the negative temperatures and bare trees in Toronto this week. This, combined with the fact that there are no long weekends in March this year, has made it difficult to really, truly enjoy weekends. 682 more words


Five Pie Recipes to Try on Pi Day

It’s March 14th, aka 3/14 or 3.14, and you know that that means — Pi Day! Seeing as so much of the East Coast is housebound due to a blizzard, it’s a great day to tackle a pie project, because pie is a) delicious, and b) a great way to pass the time when you’re stuck indoors. 274 more words