Category Archives: Food/Cooking

Classic Bran Muffins Recipe

I added some nutmeg and cinnamon, but otherwise followed the recipe. These are delicious! Classic Bran Muffins Recipe – Allrecipes.com.

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Guinness Trivia

I’m in Dublin, and the Angelus has just rung. Reminds me of this story that a friend related upon hearing the bells: Most people think that 1759 printed on glasses is the year that Guinness was founded, but according to legend it’s actually the time that Arthur Guinness poured his first pint. Being a religious man, at […]

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The Mason Jar Blender Trick

If you unscrew the base from your blender pitcher, you’ll see that the blade fits perfectly onto a standard (not wide-mouth) mason jar and the base screws on to hold it securely. Fit it onto the blender and blend away! via The Mason Jar Blender Trick: Do You Know About This? — Tips from The […]

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Nut Butters

When I eventually stop snickering at “nut butter”, I might try making one of these.  the Nutella, in particular, looks appealing. How-to Make Homemade Nut Butters – Tasty Yummies.

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Teddy Grays Sweet Factory

This is a neat documentary about an old fashioned sweet shop where the old fashioned refers to more than just the sweets.  Ever wonder how they get the letters into blackpool rock?  The surprising answer lies within… via Martin Parr: Teddy Grays Sweet Factory Film on Vimeo.

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33 Super-Cool Popsicles To Make This Summer

Popsicles = the only good thing about summer (as spoken by someone who can’t handle heat and sunburns easily)   33 Super-Cool Popsicles To Make This Summer.

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Camelburger and Fries to Go

Torontonians are getting an even more diverse taste of the exotic with eateries now offering everything from camel burgers to kangaroo meat. Whitehouse Meats in Toronto offers camel meat for home consumption. It’s a staple in many parts of the world including North Africa, the Middle East and parts of Europe. It’s touted as healthier […]

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Breakfast Pizza

Pizza for breakfast takes on a whole new angle. How have I never thought of this before? Harissa-Pancetta Breakfast Pizza Recipe – CHOW.

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Golden Kamut Bread

Made this last night and it turned out fabulously – perfect crumb, nice crust.  Now that I’ve got the basic bread down, I think this will be the year I try different flours. The kamut was very pleasant. Golden Kamut Bread: King Arthur Flour.

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Cherry-Oatmeal Muffins

These were tasty. Worth trying again! Cherry-Oatmeal Muffins | Recipes | Eat Well | Best Health.

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