Tag Archives: Banana

Refined Sugar.

Refined Sugar.

I’m busy preparing for a takeover sleepover this weekend so I’ll have to keep this brief. As if three preteen girls need any help in the hyperactive department, I decided I would be a swell idea to feed them at least three different kinds of sugar with this Maple Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread. Granulated sugar,…
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Play.

Play.

All around is the sound of trickling water. Icicles shrinking and dripping. The wind blows as though breathing a long baited sigh of relief. The birds sing again. The sun burns red through closed eyelids and thaws the chill from the interminable Winter. Spring is here. In case you didn’t know, Spring is my favourite…
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Sweetheart.

Sweetheart.

  I thought that on this most auspicious day I would share with you mine and Lee’s favourite poem. Sometimes no matter how hard you try to express your feelings someone has already beaten you to the punch. A Rhyme of the Dream-Maker Man Down near the end of a wandering lane, That runs ’round the…
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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice.

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice.

The brown sugar is of the dark brown, aka demerara, variety because I’ve decided it’s the best dang sugar on the planet. The spice is cinnamon because, let’s face it, it’s the rock star of all spices. The everything nice part refers to brown butter because a smidgen of brown butter makes everything nicer. That’s…
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