A Breakfast Casserole and An Ode to Holiday Gorging

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Christmas is over and I’m rolling myself out of bed and out the door every morning to get to work (begrudgingly of course). Is it normal for one’s clothes to be THIS tight after the holidays?! As in, the band … Continue reading

Dorie’s Chicken in a Pot for #SundaySupper Home for the Holidays

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This week’s Sunday Supper is all about family and traditions, especially foodie traditions that have been handed down through generations. For my family, we don’t have any Christmas foodie traditions. My parents grew up in rural China, where Christmas wasn’t … Continue reading

Bacon peanut caramel corn for #SundaySupper Holiday Cocktails & Appetizers

This one's my own photo.  I hope it makes you think "get in my belly" too!

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I wrote this post before the terrible tragedy that took place on Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Connecticut, where an unimaginable number of lives were taken. Sadly, another story was circulating on the same day – 22 school … Continue reading

Molasses chocolate chip candied ginger cookies for Twelve Weeks of Christmas Treats

This is an old photo.  Sorry, I didn't take a new one - I'm a busy woman up in here!

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I’ve been seeing a lot of kids-with-Santa photos lately on Facebook and Instagram and I’ve got to say, bravo to the malls and stores for hiring such realistic looking Santas!  Back when I was a kid, the Santas looked so … Continue reading

Millionaire’s Shortbread for a #SundaySupper Holiday Cookie Exchange

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I love all the Sunday Supper events but there are some that are just closer to my heart, like today’s Holiday Cookie Exchange. Obviously a week dedicated to baking holiday treats is right up my alley. I’ve baked all kinds … Continue reading

Chocolate Gingerbread Layer Cake with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting for a Guest Post

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Whew, that’s a long ass title. I tried to cut it down but each word was just too important! I’m honoured to say that I’m guest posting over at Family Foodie today – this is the fabulous blog of Isabel, … Continue reading

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake – when failure tastes delicious!

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I’m extremely hard on myself. I often feel that nothing I do is ever good enough and I’m constantly criticizing my actions or second-guessing my decisions. It’s exhausting being me when the voices in my head just won’t shut up. … Continue reading