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    Perfect Pancakes from scratch

    Saturday morning is perfect for pancakes. A family favourite in our house, there’s nothing better than warm fluffy pancakes made from scratch The recipe is fairly simple and uses ingredients that you probably already have at home The trick to making good pancakes is to not overmix the batter, even if it still has some lumps in it. Overmixing the pancake can result in a dense, chewy pancake. You can top these pancakes with anything you like. Butter works well and maple syrup also tastes great but don’t be limited to these options. We also top ours with lemon syrup,…

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    Christmas Photo Challenge days 11-15

    Merry Christmas everyone! Only 11 days till Christmas and we are over halfway though our photo challenge. Day 11- Gingerbread loaf After debating with my siblings about why gingerbread is called gingerbread when its not actually a bread, I decided…

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    Fried rice

    Fried rice is a Chinese fried dish that is delicious as a full meal or just as a side. This was the first meal I cooked for my family. It’s great because it can be made out of whatever vegetables…

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    5 (stupid) Baking mistakes I have made

    I am not the best baker. As in, I can bake something from a packet mix, follow the recipe exactly and still have it turn out a complete flop. I have a few recipes that I make regularly, and those…

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    The lost art of letter writing

    As a child it was I always thought it was so cool to get a letter in the mail. It didn’t happen very much, but when it did, it was overjoyed. I never thought to write a letter myself. For…