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Update

Recently I made another elephant, for J & E’s baby due in January. The pink in the ears is a not-so-subtle nod to the fact I think the baby is going to be a girl! Dottie the elephant. Fabric is … Continue reading

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Snapshot – Yellow, Grey and Silver Party

Our new place feels a little more like home after a few of our friends, old and new, stopped by for a little sangria and a few baked treats. We are blessed with generous friends so there was plenty of good food, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m on a mission to perfect the chocolate chip cookie. It needs to be chocolate filled, chewy but not undercooked in the centre, browned on the edges and not too salty. These cookies are good, very good even, but not … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

*Edit – A few people have asked where I got the containers with lids. They are from my local supermarket, and are a generic brand. If you are in Australia I think they are from Coles. Christmas treats for my … Continue reading

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Christmas Kitchen Sink Cookies

Kitchen Sink Cookies Adapted from recipe by Martha Stewart Makes about 40 Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup firmly packed light-brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose … Continue reading

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Macarons

Basic Macarons Adapted from recipe in Donna Hay Magazine Issue 59 Oct/Nov 2011 1 1/4 (200g) cups icing (confectioner’s) sugar 1 cup (120g) almond meal 3 eggwhites, at room temp 1 tablespoon caster (superfine) sugar Food colouring Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Sugar Cookies and Kitchen Sink Cookies

I have to be honest, I think these pink ribbon cookies look odd. They tasted fine though, as did the kitchen sink cookies, and have helped raise $129 so far for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The pink M&Ms are sold in … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Sugar cookie recipe by Martha Stewart. Queen Royal Icing mixture. Happy birthday Jennifer! I’m pretty happy with the way these turned out, it was my first time using royal icing to decorate cookies. I need a little more practice with piping but I … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cookies

I’ve never felt the need to apologise for not blogging or to make excuses for long breaks between updates. I find posts like that rather dull. I will say, however, in the time since my last post I’ve been sunning it … Continue reading

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Homemade Graham Crackers

Graham crackers aren’t found on supermarket shelves here like they are in North America. I remember the crackers always seemed to turn up in novels I read as a youngin’ – especially The Baby-sitters Club Series. The BSC girls always … Continue reading

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