Category Archives: Food

A Day’s Work

…but worth it.  I spent an enjoyable making a birthday cake today.  It was “The Duke” from the Duchess Cookbook.  The Duchess is a bakery/restaurant in Edmonton.  Since the day it opened there are line-ups at the door.  The restaurant … Continue reading

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Adventure in Wool

Four days this week were spent at the Royal Alberta Museum with Tracey Kuffner, a wet felt artist from Duchess AB.  The first three days were employed in making three- dimensional shapes.  First we made a four-sided shape, that is the … Continue reading

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July Firsts

Today is July 7 and I am excited to share two wonderful events in my garden.  I went out this afternoon to check the raspberry patch.  There are lots of small raspberries hanging from the bushes.  However there didn’t seem … Continue reading

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New York – Food Glorious Food

  Food seems to be on my mind  so today’s topic fits nicely.  Might as well write about food while the house still smells of the baker’s dozen of “everything” bagels that I brought home from Murray’s Bagels in Chelsea. … Continue reading

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Dyeing in Wool

Today was a fun day in the country.  Some of the members of a bee group called the “Wooly Bees”  belonging to the Edmonton and District Quilter’s Guild got together at one of the members lake cottage to dye wool. … Continue reading

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Homemade You Know What

One of my favourite things is to have an occasion, read excuse to bake something luscious that I can justify because I share the results.  It was my cousin’s birthday last week and I went searching in a fairly new … Continue reading

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This past weekend Kathy, Sonja and I went off to visit Drumheller.  Reason for the visit – “Quilting in the Badlands”.  I had never been to Drumheller AB so this was a first and I was prepared to be wowed … Continue reading

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January 23

At Christmastime I went into a shop with friends and found a magazine called Flavours.  It celebrates Western Canadian cuisine.  I love to cook and am particularly found of baking.   While browsing through the magazine I found a recipe … Continue reading

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