A lesson in determination… and, pie dough. (chef’s apple crumble recipe also included)

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I don’t think I have actually baked a pie from scratch before; unless “baking”  with your mom as a kid counts …

What I am finding out though, not having baked a pie before is the last of my problems.  I have been trying to get this post out since, Canadian Thanksgiving. Continue reading

Two recipes and one Brownie Bake-Off to remember!

Don’t you love it when the universe is secretly plotting against you?  As a new mom I am learning to right and left jab that universe out of my way, one mishap at a time.

So my bake-off attempt was (ugh) successful, it just came with a lot of… potholes?  So the pure fact that no one was scarred physically (I can’t speak about emotionally) makes me pretty darn happy.

The purpose behind this bake-off was two-fold, first Continue reading