Air Canada Wrecked Our Weekend

Air Canada Wrecked Our Weekend

I was to fly to Toronto this weekend for some intense Kaitie time. It did not happen. Air Canada cancelled my flight due to an ill legal strike. Kaitie’s voice, after hearing that I was not going to make it, broke my … Continue reading

It Was A Wonderful Summer

It Was A Wonderful Summer

Early April – I picked fiddleheads in the pouring rain – they were the color of emeralds. Late April – Molly and I loved our daily walks through the woods. May – We found these tiny robin’s eggs in one … Continue reading

Savour @ St. Andrews by the Sea

Savour @ St. Andrews by the Sea

There is nothing I love better than having somebody cook for me. It matters not whether the food is edible although it is a lovely plus! The idea that someone would take time from their day to consider a menu, … Continue reading

Apricot Upside Down Cake

Apricot Upside Down Cake

Apricot Upside Down Cake makes 8″ cake preheat oven 375*F Place an eight inch cake pan over low heat to melt 1/3 cup of butter. When butter is melted, sprinkle 2/3 cup brown sugar evenly over the entire pan. Add enough … Continue reading

Strawberry Minted Shortcakes

Strawberry Minted Shortcakes

As much as I entertain, I am always panicked when I am feeding my extended family. It’s the strangest thing. I can’t think of a time when one of my relatives have ever complained about my cooking. Yet, when my family … Continue reading

Chocolate Cupcakes for Father’s Day

Chocolate Cupcakes for Father’s Day

Chocolate Cake makes 18 cupcakes preheat oven 350*F line muffin tin with paper liners 1/2 cup shortening 2 cups granulated sugar 2 extra-large eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup best quality cocoa 2 … Continue reading

Cupcakes…

Cupcakes…

I love cupcakes. A perfect little cake for one. When Meaghan first moved to Calgary, she was extremely homesick until she found a lovely little bakeshop called Crave. She was thrilled! They sell nothing but delicious cupcakes that taste “just … Continue reading