February 2014

February on Planet Byn

February 28, 2014 Monthly Recaps
Persian Feast

The darkest, dreariest month of the year is now behind us! Rejoice! February went by quickly (thank goodness), and I was knocked down by a stomach bug/flu (again), but did have a few highlights on the food front: Superbowl Sunday coincided with my Dad’s birthday this year, so we watched the game together and ate […]

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Dark Chocolate Pudding with White Chocolate Mint Whipped Cream {Gastropost Mission #91}

February 22, 2014 Gastropost
Mint Cookies & Cream Pudding

Gastropost asked us a tough question this week: Vanilla or Chocolate? I think it’s an easy answer. Do you ever find yourself with an intense craving for vanilla? No, I don’t think so. And that is why I’m on Team Chocolate. You’ll never find me taking shots of vanilla extract out of the bottle, but […]

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

February 20, 2014 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Blueberry Crumb Cake

Food Network Canada has started showing Barefoot Contessa episodes again on Sunday mornings at 10am, and I just can’t get enough. After Anna Olson’s show Sugar, BC was my #2 obsession when I started watching Food Network over 10 years ago. I loved everything about Ina: her house, her cooking, her entertaining style, and of […]

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Goat Cheese & Arugula Pizza

February 18, 2014 Dinner

Updated with a new picture May 25, 2016 I mentioned in my Blog-iversary post the other day that I wanted to stop feeling pressure to only post styled photos, because “Sometimes you make an amazing pizza and it’s 9pm, and it’s the most delicious thing you’ve eaten all week, and all you have is an […]

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4th Blog-iversary!!!!

February 16, 2014 General

Four years ago I sat on the couch in my Mom & Dad’s family room, and send out an email to my closest friends to let them know I started a food blog.  I can’t begin to express the joy that it has brought me since that day! This was a big year of change […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Bale Bars

February 2, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
Bale Bars

Bale Bars. Otherwise known as: No-Bake White Chocolate Caramel Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars. That’s a lot going on for this simple looking bar. They’re incredibly sweet, and I have to admit I’m not sold. I feel like they would be a better combined with something else; maybe layered on top of brownies (like these), or […]

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