gougère – let’s get this party started!

gougère – let’s get this party started!

Tonight, I’m having friends in and Gougères are the perfect little bite to get the party started! Escoffier, Julia Child, Epicurious, Bon Apetit, Martha Stewart, The Joy of Cooking, David Lebovitz all have their own little twist for making gougère. I’ve tried them … Continue reading

American Thanksgiving

American Thanksgiving

When I lived in New York, I was fascinated at how deeply and joyfully Americans celebrated Thanksgiving. As a Canadian, it felt more like Christmas. The airports were jammed with people going home to celebrate with their families. When Christmas … Continue reading

wild blueberry scones with lemon glaze

wild blueberry scones with lemon glaze

After four years of trying, I’ve finally raced the birds to my blueberries. We have a hill, directly behind the farmhouse, covered in wild blueberry bushes. I couldn’t figure out why, every year, when I went to pick the berries … Continue reading

jumbo date wheat bran muffins

jumbo date wheat bran muffins

I’m always on the hunt for a new date bran muffin. I love the sweetness of honey dates married to the health of wheat bran. The combination lets me feel like I’m having a healthy breakfast that tastes like a … Continue reading

old fashioned blueberry muffins

old fashioned blueberry muffins

Having our girls and their guys with us for the weekend was the closest thing I can imagine heaven to be. Sixty hours of non-stop kissing, hugging, eating, Prosecco sipping, secret sharing, work venting, wedding planning chaos. It was perfect! … Continue reading