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Ravings of a Canadian Expat: Christmas Oranges

I was going to start this entry out with something like “This time of year, the topics of discussion in groups of Canadians living away tends to turn to food…”… but let’s be real, at least 80% of what we talk about in Canadian groups is food. Foods we miss, foods we’re now cooking because […]

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Handpainted Eye of Sauron Holiday Ornaments!

He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake… 😉 Last year, I designed and made an Eye of Sauron pen holder for a convention booth. After the event, I looked at it and thought “That would make a great Christmas ornament design!”… and here we are! Perfect for any Tolkien fan on […]

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Festive Easy Fudge

The other day, I posted the instructions for how I make Candied Orange Slices, inspired by a Canadian Living recipe for a unique chocolate bark. I used my orange slices to make their bark, and it was fantastic, but…. I’m not a bark person, for the most part. I’m not really big on chocolate in […]

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Peppermint Swirl Meringue Cookies

Back in October, I catered a party that had a Christmas theme. I designed the menu to be holiday themed, but with a twist – everything was gluten-free, in honour of the release of Beyond Flour: A Fresh Approach to Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking. I included a bunch of seasonal favourites in the spread – […]

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Canada Day is Coming… Are You Ready?

As I race to get things ready to attend a convention next week, things are getting hectic around here! We have three major blog mentions this week, the first of which was on Fresh Juice. They featured my Canada Day watermelon carving not only on their front page, but the #1 spot of the featured […]

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