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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

75 cents! As my some of my Ontario friends say, that's a bargoon!

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

I just put a hold on her most recent book, and on the book that she discussed :) Thanks Caitlin!

What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

So pretty!

Mar 18, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

That would be great if they did... I haven't been for a while, but I don't recall KAF being there. Let us know if you find it!

Mar 17, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

Kaymbee: you must be another Torontonian. Like Buttertart, I've only ever seen it at KAF. I wait until they have deals on shipping, and then split an order with my mother..

Mar 16, 2015
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GREAT yellow cake recipe...why so hard to find??

the magnolia cupcakes look great! I was actually thinking about cooked flour frosting: ever since I read Roxlet's description I have wanted to make it!

Mar 16, 2015
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National PI(e) Day

A project for this spring...!

Mar 15, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

The yolks are super-yellow (I've noticed this before), so when you mix it with something white (eg yogourt, cream cheese), it's kind of yellow.

Mar 15, 2015
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National PI(e) Day

Yes! We should organize some sort of GTA CH bakers' meet-up...

National PI(e) Day

Oh wow! Despite dipping into my own baking, these pictures are making me hungry again!!

Mar 15, 2015
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GREAT yellow cake recipe...why so hard to find??

Thanks ttrockwood.. yes, I wasn't considering the canned option, but this looks like it would do the trick!

Mar 15, 2015
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GREAT yellow cake recipe...why so hard to find??

I am making yellow cupcakes with chocolate frosting for a baby shower in a few week. When I asked the mother to be what her favourite dessert was, she said yellow cake from a mix, and chocolate frosting from a can. I said that I would MAKE something that tasted like it. Have looked at this and some other threads, and just gotten myself totally confused. Am torn between the KA and SK yellow cakes.. and not sure what type of frosting tastes the most like it's from a can?
Buttercream, I guess...
I know that this is an old thread, but am hoping some avid bakers will pipe up!

Mar 15, 2015
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National PI(e) Day

You do a cookie day too!!!

What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

I am about to go away for a few weeks, and soon after I get back, I am hosting a friend's baby shower. So I did a lot of baking this week-end to have much of it frozen before I went.
-snickerdoodle bread
-raspberry breakfast bars (from Baked)
-Cream cheese brownies. These would have looked much nicer if I hadn't used Omega-3 eggs. The cream cheese swirl is distinctly yellow!!

Mar 15, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

Boo.. that's no good!

Mar 15, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

I do my best ;)

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

Yes, the key is that you know!

Mar 14, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

What can I say, I spent much of my childhood carefully pulling apart brownies to ensure that no evil walnuts were contaminating the chocolate. I haven't changed much ;)

What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

YUM! and I'm sure that the pecans could easily be omitted for us nut-haters. I like the thought of cranberry and cheesecake together...

Mar 13, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

That is a really good idea. My problem has been coming up with a good system for how to organize into folder. The numbers of dessert recipes I have printed/clipped is out of control!! But creating an index in Excel, and then consulting it before filing (and also knowing where to look for a recipe), would be very helpful.
Probably the only thing in my life that is organized is my wardrobe. And spice rack (alphabetically)...

Mar 13, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy scrag end of winter March 2015 edition!

I have the same problem Walker, and have yet to come up with a good indexing system.. I do try to go through them periodically, but I need a week to sit down, and sort them!

Mar 13, 2015
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Icelandic Cuisine in Toronto

Well that's just embarrassing. The odd thing is that mariecollins post shows up as "read" for me.. yet I don't recall reading it. So either I am suffering from premature senility (entirely possible), or something is wonky with Chow.
All that said.. has anyone visited it yet?

Icelandic Cuisine in Toronto

An Icelandic bakery has opened here in Toronto! Can't wait to try it..
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Viking...

and the write-up in the Star..
http://www.thestar.com/life/food_wine...

National PI(e) Day

Both pies look fabulous TorontoJo!

Mar 11, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Can't Wait Until Spring Edition! March 2015

Glad to hear your surgery went well Roxlet..

Mar 08, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

Strawberries and cream cookies cookies, made with freeze-dried strawberries from Trader Joe's, that I brought back from the States. Unfortunately, Lindt seems to have discontinued the white chocolate and strawberry bar I used in these cookies: only had one precious one left, so had to make up the difference with white chocolate chips. Humph.

What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

OK.. now I have to make them! Where is the recipe from?

Mar 08, 2015
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“A Cookbook a Week” Challenge (CAWC) – Thread #4 - Will you join me?

I just made a variation of this coconut bread with lemon juice and lemon zest: very spring-like! Next time I made the plain version, I will use coconut milk: thanks for this suggestion BC!

Mar 08, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

Lemon ginger dipped in chocolate sounds like a great combination..

Mar 07, 2015
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What are you baking these days? Happy winter's almost over, I hope, March 2015 edition!

Banana bran muffins with dried cherries (for my breakfasts this week), and a lemon version of Bill granger's coconut quick bread. That will go in the freezer for a baby shower I am hosting next month. I've had it before, and it's really good (and quick!).