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Six Months

It has been six months since I fractured my left ankle and had surgery.  Despite my friends assurances that I ‘would be back to normal in no time’, I knew I would not. I have limited movement and strength, and … Continue reading

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Another Bad Weather Bake Off

Another winter storm blew in on Tuesday night, so we baked baguettes.  This is number 5 of our Bake Off challenge. It took six hours from start to finish, so you’ve really got to like baguettes. The recipe from “The … Continue reading

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A Mish Mash

We had a busy weekend in the kitchen, but today was so beautiful that we spent most of it outside.  We did make number 4 of the Bake Off challenge; Multi-seed Crackers, but they weren’t very nice.     It was … Continue reading

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Beating the Winter Blues

There’s a winter storm blowing outside, so Becky and I decided it was a good day for baking. We chose a Tarte Tatin which is our third recipe from our Bake Off challenge.  The traditional apple for this recipe is … Continue reading

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A Cake for Valentines Day

This is number 2 of our Bake Off challenges; a Chocolate Raspberry Opera Cake. This took Becky and myself about six hours to make! I’m not going to write out the whole recipe as it covers two pages in the … Continue reading

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Pikelets 

This is the first of our Bake Off challenges and perfect for Pancake Day. I ate a lot of these growing up in Birmingham, but I haven’t seen any since I came to Canada. You mix equal amounts (175 g) … Continue reading

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Baking up a Storm!

While recovering from a fractured ankle and surgery, Becky and I started watching a show called “The Great British Bake Off”.  Sad to say, we became enthralled. These people have no training but have taught themselves to become bakers. Not … Continue reading

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