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Cornmeal Waffles

 Sweater-weather is perhaps one of my favourite seasons. It’s when it is too cold for a summer dress, but still too warm to break out a parka. A sweater (preferably soft and fluffy) fits the bill perfectly these days, and I’m going to cherish it until the first speck of snow! Cozy up during this pre-fall time with these decadent  ...

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Blueberry Sesame Muffins

Blueberry and sesame. They aren’t necessarily two flavours that we ceremoniously pair together. But they are delicious! The toasted and mild flavours of the sesame seeds add a texture and flavour contrast to the sweet and juicy blueberries. Both flavours are enveloped in a dense and moist muffin cup. I found these flavours somewhat  ...

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Strawberries and Cream Scones

Today, I did something completely out of character. I bought three baskets of strawberries outside of local strawberry season. I was so excited to have fresh fruits, but felt the familiar lack-luster of a transports-well kind of strawberry. Instead of making a fuss, I decided to use this opportunity to try my hand at scones. You know, the  ...

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Yogurt Berry “Flan”

A rainy day can usher the outdoorsy people back into their homes, searching for activities to keep them busy. Today was that kind of rainy day; but the sunshine is now streaming into my kitchen, teasing me with its warmth. Warmer weather always seems to inspire fruity and light desserts, and this particular recipe has been my go-to for many  ...

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