Monthly Archives: December 2009

Sweets for sweeties

Gifts from the kitchen are a way to wear your heart on your sleeve: you pick out a recipe, find the ingredients, and engage with your kitchen before presenting your efforts to a special someone. I wouldn’t cook or bake … Continue reading

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Variations on a theme

The Christmas baking, batch by batch-day by day, is well under way. It’s never an option to pare down the list of items to bake either, for fear that someone may throw a hissy fit if their favourite treat isn’t … Continue reading

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Songs of good cheer

I secretly loaded Sufjan Steven’s five-volume Songs For Christmas to my iPod in October. Not long after I pulled out Hawksley Workman’s Almost a Full Moon and Vince Guaraldi’s A Charlie Brown Christmas alongside James Brown’s Santa Claus Go Straight … Continue reading

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