“Would you like strawberries or mandarines in the salad?” I looked up from my book and looked around the room. The voice was directed at me. Everyone looked at me expectantly as I weighed the pros and cons of both. To read more about my strawberry extravaganza go here!
I am involved with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan every year, this one is no exception. I’m making my grapefruit cupcakes…for more on this post go here! I’m super excited to make them again. They were a hit with in my family so hopefully everyone else likes them as well.
I hope everyone had a great Christmas. Unfortunately I got the flu and was out for the first days back at school. As I’m writing this I’m watching the wind swirl a world full of snow flakes. For the record, I dislike winter very much. It means it’s cold and snowy. I do enjoy sitting inside with a fire watching The Food Network of TLC. I like how cozy the weekends are, gourmet Saturday breakfasts and warm Saturday afternoons. I think one of my favorite Saturday morining breakfasts is French Toast. I made these two pieces perfectly, a nice mixture of egg, cinnamon, and sugar. That’s something new I’ve been doing. I put sugar in my egg/water mixture. It adds a
With the snow comes my want for warm food. I crave warm breakfasts and my winter comfort foods. These toasties were good but I think I will try a different recipe next time I want to make these. In the end there were only 6 small-ish toasties. But they were a good, warm breakfast. Here’s the recipe.
I’m sorry for not posting earlier. I thought that once school started I would get back into the rythm of baking, posting, baking, posting. Apparently not. I’m terrible for procrastinating. A couple of weeks ago I got Mastering the Art of French Cooking from my public library. Amazing. I made cream puffs and they turned out great. They were very easy. Thank you Julia, thank you very much.
I’m noticing there are apples everywhere, not only on the ground outside, but all over in the blogging world as well. I had a few apples in the refrigerator, not enough to make a pie, but I was hungry for exactly that, a pie. This was the easiest, fastest thing I could think up. Apple Pie Pockets. And they taste delicious with maple walnut icecream.