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It’s Lilac Season Again!

It’s lilac season once again! And, our backyard lilacs are more fragrant than ever! So, before I run off for a well-earned ladies weekend, I thought I’d send you back to last year’s amazing lilac ideas!  Click either one of the images below to be transported to the post and recipes: http://wp.me/p3S4I7-2c2

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Make Saffron Lussekatter : Santa Lucia Buns

I’m Santa!…No, I’m Santa! In two days, it will be Santa Lucia Day. December 13th is a day to celebrate the light in a season of long, dark days. Need to know more? Check out this little vimeo: Anyway, to prepare for this holiday, we thought we’d try our hands at Saffron Lussekatter, or Santa […]

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Lemon Lilac Mini Muffins with Lilac Simple Syrup & Lemon Glaze

It’s lilac-glorious-lilac season. On the weekend, Bea challenged me to make muffins for breakfast with something from the garden. It was pouring rain, and my lilacs were drooping heavily. I wondered if they’d make it through the storm. So, I thought, why not go for the gold? I put on my rain boots and grabbed […]

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Pink Grapefruit Poppyseed Loaf

Who doesn’t want a beautiful pink loaf of sweet bread on Valentine’s Day? This is my grapefruit and vanilla riff on a most beloved Canadian Living Lemon Loaf Recipe from a few ages back.

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Pumpkin Poppy Seed Loaf with Citrus, Cardamom and Cognac

We had some extra pumpkin left over from last week’s cookie recipe. So, the other day, I got to wondering what would happen if my favourite Pumpkin and Lemon Poppy Seed loaves were to be combined into one fabulous sweet bread.  I was thinking of chai spices, too, predicting that chai tea might taste good after […]

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2 x 2 Ways To Resuscitate Those “Lunchboxed” Bananas

September 15, 2011 I guess the kids don’t like to peel their own bananas. What goes to school fresh and lively in the lunchbox comes back home bruised and blackened. Towards the middle of the week, there’s nothing left to do but cut your losses, cope, …oh, and vow never to buy bananas again. Or, maybe […]

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