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Chocolate-Chip Cookie Dough Icing

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Cakes, Chocolate | 0 comments

C’mon, chocolate-chip cookie dough slathered all over cake. Need I say more?

Cookie Dough Icing

Here’s how to make this ridiculously heavenly icing.

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Strawberry Cake

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Cakes | 0 comments

Summer’s almost over. For me, that means strawberries are going to get a lot more expensive. So here’s one last recipe to celebrate the summer (affordable) strawberry.

Strawberry Cake

This recipe is adapted from Cake Boss (“baaaws”). I thought it was an interesting recipe because it used two kinds of fat (oil and butter), as well as strawberries in two forms (jammed and fresh).

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Dairy-Free Carrot & Pineapple Cake

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Cakes, Muffins & Other Quick Breads | 0 comments

I always make a carrot cake around this time of the year, only because it’s my sister’s birthday and that’s her favourite cake. (Here are the 2012 and 2013 cakes.)

Carrot & Pineapple Cake

This year, I decided to change things up a bit and add some pineapple to the cake. A big plus about the pineapple is that I can leave out any dairy from the recipe as the pineapple keeps everything moist while adding a nice tropical tang.

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4 Tips for Great Roast Chicken

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Savoury | 0 comments

Roasting a whole chicken is such an easy way to feed a lot of people. And there’s something celebratory about plonking down a juicy, golden-brown bird at the dinner table.

Roast Chicken

I don’t claim to be an expert at roasting chicken, but I do have some tips up my sleeve that get me consistently great results. (Follow at your own risk!)

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Care-Less Bread Rolls

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Yeast Breads | 0 comments

Bread-making can seem like quite an effortful process. And on some days there’s just better things to do than to knead for hours on end.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. As you can see below, these aren’t the prettiest rolls to make, but they’re made with yeast, from scratch, and they still taste just like fresh bread.

Care-less Bread Rolls

Yes, these are the bread rolls to make when you don’t give a flying f**k. (But care enough to make bread from scratch. It’s weird, but let’s just run with that, shall we?)

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