i am a banana

Saturday afternoons often bring upon the baking itch. I opted for that old standby, banana bread with nuts and chocolate chips…this is a difficult one to mess up. See Joy of Baking for recipe (I followed it exactly, except for reducing the amount of sugar to 1/2 cup and adding 1/2 cup semisweet choc chips along with […]

pancake sunday

Sunday = pancakes for breakfast, as long as I have time and ingredients! These were actually my favourite that I’ve made recently. Banana walnut oat bran is a delightful combination. La recette, based on one from In Praise of Leftovers: **Makes about 9 smallish pancakes or 2 servings** 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1/4 c. oat […]

chocolate monster

My chocolate consumption is getting out of hand… First chocolate oatmeal, then spontaneous batches of chocolate-peanut-butter cookies! [At least it was just a half-batch, and I have some packed up to give away…] This is why I need a job. Boredom baking is fun and all, but uh, I’m going to need to do a […]

howdy, chowder

This was one of those recipes that I’ve been meaning to make for a while, but I kept putting off buying the ingredients ! This is what happens when you have to walk to the grocery store and don’t like carrying home heavy things. LAZY PANTS. Anyway, I finally bought that frozen corn and large […]