Carrot Cake Bites

I don’t really adhere to very strict cake recipes, as you might have noticed, and I love experimenting with spices. With this cake, there’s also room to experiment with the cream topping, which makes it even better. My initial plan was to use nutmeg, but my nutmeg grater had mysteriously gone missing, so I used…

Oh, Honey…

This morning I decided to turn on Netflix to see if there was anything to watch while I had my coffee. I thought with one kid in school and the other one in bed, I could take a bit of time to procrastinate before reality hit me too hard on the head. (The reality being…

Cacao Spiced Biscuits

This recipe is an adaptation from I Quit Sugar. Why would I adapt a recipe from a source that explicitly does not use sugar, you may ask? Well, it’s because I am not convinced about stevia, and I will explain that when I have enough time to put my thoughts together on sugar. For now,…

In Defense of the Laughable Baker

I have mentioned elsewhere that I consider myself a laughable baker, and I feel there is a need to defend my position. I know I am not highly skilled or gifted at this, but I am also not the kind of person who will burn down the kitchen, kill someone if they were hit by…

Banana Bread

Like I said in my HCD Week 2 post, I am a laughable baker, and it is obvious that I am also a laughable photographer. But that should not stop anyone, I am not here to win awards!   So here is the banana bread that I have made this week. Ingredients: 2/3 cup whole…

My HCD Week 2

I have done significantly better this week, I am really pleased about it. I only had one transgression: one pepernoot in a cafĂ© with my coffee. If you’ve ever seen them you’ll know that they are small, kind of like a mentos candy, so I won’t beat myself up about that.   I have also…