• Baking Recipes,  My Comfort Food,  Pancakes, Waffles & Breakfast,  The Breakfast Bin,  Timeless Treats

    Pancakes are always perfect for the weekend

    It’s the weekend!!! My weekend doesn’t start until Sunday but for most normal working people you get two days off before another round of work work work and I’m jealous. Mostly I’m jealous because you get to sleep in, which for some reason I have an inability to do even on Sundays and holidays. Hmm. I guess it’s because I always feel extra motivated to cramp in as much of my hobbies and personal favourite activities on my free days that my body just jolts awake on its own at 6 or 7 in the morning.

  • Baking Recipes,  Doughnuts & Fried pastries,  My favourite things,  Pancakes, Waffles & Breakfast,  The Breakfast Bin

    Driving slow on Sunday mornings

    I needed to borrow a line from Maroon 5 because it perfectly describes the Sundays I’ve been spending this last month and a half. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’re probably sick of hearing me complain about how tired I’ve been recently. Sorry, guys. There just have been weeks when I feel so out of it that I don’t spend time in the kitchen at all (thank goodness for backlogs and former baking frenzies). I haven’t made any breads in a while which makes me sad, but I’ve gained a new appreciation for things that are quick to whip up with an equally satisfying pay-off. And since…

  • Baking Recipes,  Bread-making,  My favourite things,  Yeasted breads

    The Best Sausage Buns. Period.

    There are a lot of five-letter words that would make any newbie baker squeamish. Things like ‘knead’, or ‘stiff’ and ‘peaks’, and of course, there is this little thing called ‘yeast’. I may have mentioned before that my initial experience with yeast wasn’t a very pleasant one, but certainly it was memorable and a lesson learned for me. I could not let one mistaken recipe stop me from making yeast breads forever, could I? There’s just something about home-baked bread that draws me in and leaves me with such a desire to make them. I don’t know if it’s the challenge of making breads with the magic of yeast, or…