Orange Marmalade

    This is my first ever batch of marmalade! It turned out quite nicely, I’m happy with it. Lots of fun to photograph that’s for sure. The process was simpler than I thought, and though it takes 48 hours to prepare it’s mostly just allowing things to sit for a few hours at a…

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Perfect Oatmeal Cookies

  I’m a sucker for the perfect cookie, but the perfect cookie is elusive. Not only is the ratio of ingredients going to affect your final product, but also the baking time, baking temperature, whether or not you push the cookie dough down before baking, etc. All of these simple differences make for completely different…

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Dessert for Breakfast.

Happy March 1st! We should be nearing the beginning of spring, right? I don’t know about wherever you are, but it’s still -15 C here. Sure doesn’t feel like the spring I’m used to. I never make oatmeal for breakfast. I’m trying to get in the habit of eating a proper breakfast these days, rather than just my…

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Oatmeal Apple Crisp

I’ve had several requests in the past week, two of which were apple crisp and the perfect chocolate chip cookie. I had two incredibly productive days off (including two good gym sessions, the latter one leaving me almost unable to walk this morning) so I didn’t have much time for baking, however I did bake…

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Tartine’s Country Loaf.

My friend over at Sweet Escapes has lent me Tartine Bread, and last week I attempted Chad Robertson’s famed Country Loaf. I really like his no-mess method for kneading high hydration doughs. I was all over the place trying to make it to the gym, grocery store, and make dinner that day, so my following of instructions…

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