Tags » Sweet Treats; Desserts

A Chia Seed Pudding Experiment & The Neighbourhood Oddball

Late last summer I was on my front veranda doing some food photography. The plate was on the floor, and I was crouched on the step, moving the plate, angling the camera this way and that, assessing the light, trying to get just the right shot. 599 more words


CW by CorningWare Giveaway ❦ Pumpkin Maple Bread Pudding with Sweet Pumpkin Butter Sauce

{Sponsored post with giveaway — now closed}

As Thanksgiving approaches here in Canada, the holiday party season is getting into swing. That means lots of gatherings, sometimes hot on the heels of each other or even conflicting, which can cause social and family pressure (not to mention indigestion). 1,358 more words


A Trifecta of Treats ✺ Three Versions of Nice Cream

Have I mentioned that I have a thing for ice cream? Oh, let’s not beat around the bush: I love it. I do I do I do I do I do. 1,151 more words


On Frizz & Hot Summer Days ❦ Strawberry Yogourt Smoothie Pops

Fuzzball. That’s what they called me for a time back in elementary school.

My mother did my hair for me in the morning, brushing it, then pulling the front back and securing it with a barrette. 561 more words


A Strawberry Cream Cake for Canada Day

Happy Canada Day! Canadians from coast to coast to coast are celebrating our nation’s 148th birthday today at all manner of gatherings, public and private. And just think, my urban cottage has been here for about two-thirds of that time. 884 more words


Welcome to Urban Cottage Life ❦ Cherry & Lemon Macaroon Meringues

Welcome to Urban Cottage Life, formerly known as Life Through the Kitchen Window. Yes, after much deliberation I’ve decided to rename and redesign the blog — a big step after almost four years! 492 more words


A Food Revolution of Sorts ❊ Peanut Butter Cookies

The internet may not need another peanut butter cookie recipe, but that’s okay because I don’t profess to offer up what the internet needs. You, however, may need a classic peanut butter cookie recipe that’s been updated to cut down on the refined sugar. 814 more words