October 2014

October on Planet Byn {2014} + Vancouver Eats

October 31, 2014 Monthly Recaps
Birthday Cake

October is always a packed month for me, with Thanksgiving, my birthday and Halloween, plus this month I had trips to NYC & Vancouver in the mix as well, so there was a lot going on. Besides my favourite baking project of the year, I didn’t get up to that much while I was in […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: S’mores Style Chocolate Bourbon Pudding with Bourbon Marshmallow Topping

October 26, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
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This is it! Our last recipe from Baked Elements! I only joined in on this book about a year ago, but because of the expedited baking schedule of the last five months, have been able to make about half of the recipes. I’ll do a little recap below of my favourite recipes from the book, […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

October 19, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
Baked Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

So I have actually made Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls before, but as if I would pass up a chance to try the Baked boys’ recipe! I don’t need that much of an excuse to make spiced, carby goodness, and I mixed these up last weekend, which was Thanksgiving up here in the great white north. This […]

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Campfire Cake

October 16, 2014 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
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Today is my BIRTHDAY and there was no question in my mind what my birthday cake would be this year. I’ve had my eye on this cake forever, and then my friend Danielle made it twice this summer, and I knew it needed to happen. I’ve written about this at length before, but I love […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Chocolate Mayonnaise Cupcakes

October 12, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
Chocolate Mayo Cupcakes

This is one of my favourite, if not the BEST Baked Sunday Mornings, for reasons that have very little to do with the actual recipe we made. I’m still feeling all sorts of warm fuzzy feelings from this week’s trip to NYC where I got to meet many of the Baked Sunday Mornings crew. It […]

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Baked Tribeca Grand Opening + NYC Eats

October 9, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
Baked Swag

Magical. That’s the only way I can even begin to describe my whirlwind, 36-hour trip to New York City. As I sat in Washington Square Park, I just had a moment: is this really my life? Who takes a mid-week, two day trip to Manhattan for a cookbook launch party??? Turns out I do, and I’m […]

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Baked Occasions is out TODAY!

October 7, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
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Attention everyone! Baked Occasions is out today!!! This is the 4th book by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, who I affectionately refer to as the Baked Boys. I recipe tested for this book, and thought this would be a good chance to talk a bit about my experience. As you know, I’ve been a part […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Pumpkin Harvest Dunking Cookies

October 5, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
Pumpkin Harvest Dunking Cookies

Pumpkin Spice products are so trendy right now, as evidenced by the pictures my friends sent me when they were shopping at Target in the States last week. The products included, but were not limited to: M&Ms, marshmallows, Pop-Tarts, Oreos, chocolate bars, Jell-O pudding and even Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potato Chips. Attention packaged food companies […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Caramel Squares {Virtual Baby Shower for Christina}

October 4, 2014 Bars & Squares
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Our friend Christina is having a baby, and of course we’re having virtual baby shower to celebrate! Christina is expecting another boy in November, and he’s sure to be a heartbreaker just like his big brother. When Christina and her husband Simon found out that they were having a boy, their cutie pie Timothy suggested […]

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