Skip to Content

Category Archives: Events

Hockey. An Event.

Written on September 29, 2010 at 7:37 pm, by

On Thursday October 7th, do not bother me. Don’t call me. Don’t e-mail me. Don’t text me. Don’t tweet me. Don’t facebook me (is facebook a verb yet???). Don’t knock on my door. Do. Not. I will be engrossed in every way by the beginning of yet another hockey season. Finalllllllllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! After my family, baking  Continue Reading »

Sugar High Fridays #68 (Round-Up)

Written on September 10, 2010 at 12:30 am, by

As many of you know, the August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking was a collaboration between The Daring Kitchen and Sugar High Fridays, created by Jennifer of The Domestic Goddess. While the Daring Bakers’ portion of the collaboration was revealed on August 27th, I’m pleased to announce that the  Continue Reading »


Written on September 25, 2009 at 7:09 pm, by

Look at the stars, Look how they shine for you, And everything you do, Yeah they were all yellow … – Coldplay While I was in Italy, the incredible Barbara of announced the details of the 2009 LiveSTRONG With a Taste of Yellow event. This is an event that Barbara created as a way  Continue Reading »

I Hug Barbara

Written on December 7, 2008 at 1:01 am, by

Dear Barbara, I hug you. I hug you and I hug you and I hug you. I hug you across the land and the water that separate us. I hug you over the mountains and through the valleys in between us. I hug you over the earth and through the clouds. I hug you by  Continue Reading »

Working with Gourmands, 2007

Written on October 4, 2007 at 6:32 pm, by

For the past three years, the wonderful people that I work with and I have been holding a potluck in honour of Canadian Thanksgiving. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I work with some incredible cooks and bakers. Last year, for the first time, I took photos of all the dishes and  Continue Reading »

SHF #35: The Beautiful Fig

Written on September 4, 2007 at 7:45 pm, by

It is my great honour to announce that I am the host of the 35th edition of Sugar High Friday! Created by Jennifer of The Domestic Goddess over two years ago, Sugar High Friday is an event to celebrate all that is sweet in our lives. Every type of sweet imagineable has been explored over  Continue Reading »

A Birthday Wish

Written on August 16, 2007 at 6:00 pm, by

Today is the great Julia Child’s birthday! To honour this day, Lisa of Champaign Taste is hosting the second annual food blog event to honour the birth of one of the most influential women in food history. Not bad for someone who didn’t start cooking seriously until she was in her 30s! What else can  Continue Reading »

Adventures of an Italian Food Lover: The Event

Written on July 25, 2007 at 9:03 pm, by

As many of you who stop by here regularly know, a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of telling you about Faith Heller Willinger‘s newest book, Adventures of an Italian Food Lover. Part cookbook, part memoir, part travelogue, the book is an homage to all of the friends that Faith has made throughout her  Continue Reading »

You Most Definitely Can Win Friends with Salad!

Written on June 25, 2007 at 5:17 pm, by

I love The Simpsons. Love them! I am one of those people who shares the belief that there are lines from Simpsons episodes that can be applied to virtually every event in life. One of my very favourite Simpsons episodes happens to be “Lisa the Vegetarian” from the series’ seventh season. And for me, the  Continue Reading »

Seducing Helen

Written on February 18, 2007 at 10:43 pm, by

I’m not quite sure how to say this. I’m about to attempt something I’ve never done before. I’m going to try seducing a woman. I’ll pause for a moment while you recover from that previous statement. Ready? Okay. Having been told that good Cream Puffs never chase after anyone, I find myself in unchartered territory.  Continue Reading »

Eat Your Heart Out!

Written on February 8, 2007 at 8:42 pm, by

What is this blog about if not the love of all things sweet? This would explain the warming of my Cream Puff heart when Meeta announced that the theme for her popular Monthly Mingle (round 7!) was Sweet Love. Ah, yes. Bring on the sweets. It’s almost unseemly that so soon after the holidays I  Continue Reading »

World Nutella Day: Cheese-Filled Tuiles with Nutella Drizzles

Written on February 7, 2007 at 12:05 pm, by

One of the (few) advantages of being late for a food blog event is that you get to enjoy the efforts of other food bloggers long before you have to worry about your own post. I am glad to see that the world is indeed in love with what I like to refer to as  Continue Reading »

BPW #2: Love is in the Air!

Written on January 29, 2007 at 5:48 pm, by

  My lovely friend Meeta is hosting the second Blogger Postcards Around the World event (BPW #2). Meeta is the creative mind behind What’s For Lunch Honey?, a beautifully photographed blog that demonstrates her passion for food and her ability in the kitchen. Over 60 bloggers participated in BPW #1, and what fun it was!  Continue Reading »

Menu For Hope III (And Some News …)

Written on December 7, 2006 at 4:35 pm, by

At this time of year, when many of us are busy buying presents and preparing for parties and celebrations, it’s important to remember our responsibility to help those in need. The Menu For Hope is an opportunity for all of us to help those less fortunate. Menu For Hope I raised funds for the victims  Continue Reading »