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Pretzels

Warning – you won’t be able to stop at one. Hubby says they are way too good to be called pretzels. Soft, chewy, sweet and salty. Yes, they will make you thirsty, but they wouldn’t be pretzels if they didn’t. This … Continue reading

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Do you use Pinterest? If you do you can follow me here. I’d love to see what you are pinning. You can see what others have pinned from Katie’s Kitchen here. And hello! to those who have found Katie’s Kitchen … Continue reading

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Wish List

Baking? Retro? Nostalgia? I’m there! Yesterday the postman brought me a cookbook that was on my wish list – The Retro Cookbook: Then and Now by The Australian Women’s Weekly. I love the design and layout, the colour, the mix of … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake

Happy birthday Elise! Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting Recipe adapted from Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented, By Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Ingredients For the classic chocolate cake 3/4 cup dark unsweetened cocoa powder 2/3 cup sour cream 2 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Happy birthday Jess! Good food, good company and cake. Not a bad Friday night at all. Sweetapolita is an expert on Swiss meringue buttercream frosting – I highly recommend you visit her site before making it. And visit YouTube for … Continue reading

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Snapshot

The antidote to worrying about colour choice? Start a project with random scraps of yarn. It can’t go wrong! Share

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Work in Progress – Eight-Colour Crochet Throw

Fourteen squares completed, I think I’ll need about 40 or so to make this blanket. And, like usual, I’m having what I call craft anxiety. I’ve mentioned it before and it happens at some point during most major projects, whether its … Continue reading

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Anzac Biscuits

April 25 is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand, a day of remembrance for those who served our countries. These sweet, oaty, crispy biscuits were said to have been sent to Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) soldiers during … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Cake

This recipe is my new favourite chocolate cake recipe. Chocolate cake with mousse-like chocolate frosting and dark chocolate ganache drizzled on top. I think I’ll tweak the recipe a little further but it’s pretty darn good just the way it … Continue reading

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