February 2016

February on Planet Byn {2016}

February 29, 2016 Monthly Recaps
Birthday Doughnuts

Without a doubt, this was the easiest February in recent history. Normally this is my most dreaded month of the year, but with only one -30 day, and no big dumps of snow, I sailed through with my mental health in tact! Had some fun along the way too: The month kicked off with a […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Pistachio White Chocolate Cheesecake

February 28, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
White Chocolate Pistachio Cheesecake

In any office I’ve ever worked in, people go bonkers for free food. And not just delicious treats that I bring in; we’re talking leftover sandwiches from a lunch meeting, huge chunks of honeydew melon (you know that’s always the one section leftover from a fruit tray) or pizza ordered in for a team celebration. […]

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Buffalo Chicken Nachos

February 26, 2016 Chicken & Turkey
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I fully realize no one needs a recipe for nachos, so I present this as more of an idea and reminder to my future self that these were delicious. While I love basic nachos with cheese and salsa/sour cream/guac for dipping, I wanted something a little different to snack on for NBA All-Star Weekend a […]

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Classic Bolognese

February 24, 2016 Dinner
Classic Bolognese

It was a cold, wet, miserable snowing/hailing/raining mess today, so it’s time to talk about comfort carbs. Bolognese has always been something I thought best left to the pros. My friend Jenn taught me to order it at old school Italian restaurants, and that you know it’s legit if there’s a hint of nutmeg. I […]

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6th Blog-iversary!!!!!!

February 15, 2016 General

It’s that time again! Another year of blogging has gone by and it’s time to take a quick look back at the most popular posts of the past year, as well as my favourites! Top 5 Most Viewed Posts {from the archives}: Dinosaur Birthday Cake School Bus Birthday Cake Chocolate Whoopie Pies Lemon Meringue Cookies […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Conversation Heart Cakes

February 14, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Conversation Heart Cakes

It’s pretty rare that the holiday/recipe we’re baking for from Baked Occasions actually falls on the Sunday we’re posting, so first of all Happy Valentine’s Day (if you believe in this sort of thing, which I do, basically as an excuse to bake cute things and eat chocolate). I was pretty excited to make these […]

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