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Apple Pie Bar

Still baking.

So much for the Year of the Pie. Anyway – I am still baking and cooking lots, but my focus hasn’t been on documenting it as closely as before. Recently I completed a “Fast Mimicking Diet” – basically it’s an extreme calorie restricted diet that is supposed to do all kinds of good things on […]

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Pie with Shiba Cut Outs

Year of Pies – Strawberry Pie

My favourite time of the year for local eat has to be berry season. I cut fruit out of my diet a few years ago to control my sugar levels but I make a few exceptions during the year: strawberry & peach season. All bets are off during this time and I’m usually seen with […]

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Year of Pies – Lemon Shaker Pie

March – Lemon Shaker Pie After two months of “crust-only” baked pies, I decided to do an actual baked pie this month. Originally I wanted to make a Lemon Meringue pie, but it would still be a crust-only pie. I found this recipe via Bon Appetit. The “Shaker” in the name refers to the Christian […]

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Year of Pies – Chocolate Pudding Pie

February – Chocolate Pudding Pie So this month I decided to do another non-fruit, bottom-crust-only pie. As it’s February, I thought I could make something sweet for Valentine’s Day. The plan was coming along quite well, and then…well. The recipe is from Smitten Kitchen’s site – and can be found here. This recipe was similar […]

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Year of the Pie – Coconut Cream Pie

So a new year, a new challenge. I feel like after Great British Bake Off, I was thoroughly baked-out. It was a great learning experience and I’m really glad I did it. I took a nice long break from any serious baking, aided with the fact that my oven was officially out of commission for […]

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Yeast Donut with Blueberry Filling

Great British Bake Off: Donuts

Episode 8: Advanced Dough Recipe (Showstopper Challenge):┬áDonuts I was so excited to do this challenge! Not only would I be able to make one of the greatest loves of my life but I had an occasion to make them! (baby shower) I think I actually did these challenges out of order because the baby shower […]

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