I ask approximately 100,000 questions in a day. You probably can’t tell because when I’m writing here it’s pretty much impossible to write cohesively in swaths of questions. Really though, buckets of questions. And now I have a couple of things I’ve been wondering about for you people peeking in from out there in the … Read more Gingerbeer Anyone?
It’s a matter of days until the holiday season gets into full swing, so I thought I would make a cocktail suggestion to smooth the frayed nerves that come along with preparations for the season. The Caesar is Canada’s answer to the Bloody Mary. Just about everything about the beverage is the same, but … Read more Hail Caesar!
Wee little jars of jam are really adorable, it’s true. But when you make a jam and it doesn’t set, and then you need to reprocess the whole lot, those wee little jars make for a lot of dishes and resterilizing to do. Oi vey. Luckily, after adding a little extra pectin, and bringing the … Read more Little Pots of Sunshine
Yesterday was the day he was supposed to come home. Due to a knee injury he got sent home early, so he’s been back for a while. His knees are still a little bit messed, but from the looks of it there won’t be any permanent damage and he’ll be back at 100% soon. As … Read more Returns
I was going to call this post On the 8th day of Christmas, but, fact of the day: the twelve days of Christmas start on Christmas end end on the 5th on January. You learn something every day, or at least I do. Nevertheless, 8 more days until Christmas! Is anyone else super excited for Santa … Read more Countdown: 10, 9, 8…
I feel kind of strange writing about such a lovely summery sorbet at this particular time. Sometimes things get caught on the camera, and just don’t make it up here in a timely fashion. But then, like a luscious summer day, a little bit of dawdling is to be expected from a watermelon sorbet, I … Read more Memories of Summer
This is not just a vanilla ice cream. The freckling of real vanilla suggests a familial relation between vanilla ice cream and this ice cream, but this one is far more grown up than her little sister. Vanilla ice cream would peak into this older sister’s make up drawer, mystified by the distance a few … Read more Vanilla Ice Cream’s Older Sister
Mister always wants ice cream cake on his birthday. His wish is understandable, what with the glorious goodness of ice cream cake and all. Still, a January boy’s requests for ice cream cake just make the room feel extra chilly. Luckily, the birthday boy got his wish. I can’t say no to him. Besides, the ice … Read more The Second Birthday Cake
Coffee and I are not friends. I’m told by my mum that we haven’t ever gotten along with each other. While she was pregnant with me the smell of coffee would set her retching. Not consuming coffee is fine with me. I wake up rather chipper and don’t need the caffeine, and tea suits me … Read more Coffee in Small Doses
They (the great, mysterious, all knowing They) say that when you are picking out a cantaloupe you want to smell it. If the melon gives off that distinctive sweet, floral, cantaloupe smell, it is good to go and ready to eat. A person can also choose a not yet headily scented cantaloupe to leave on … Read more Cantaloupes of Questionable Character