February 2017

February on Planet Byn {2017}

February 28, 2017 Monthly Recaps
Valentines

February is my most dreaded dreary month, and this year I started it with NOROVIRUS, so it could only get better from there: Jenny, Heather and I trekked up to Richmond Hill to see Molly Yeh do a food demo and talk about her new book Molly on the Range. I’ve followed Molly’s blog over […]

Read the full article →

Baked Sunday Mornings: The New Orleans

February 26, 2017 Baked Sunday Mornings
The New Orleans

Mardi Gras is coming up this Tuesday, so our treat this week is in honour of New Orleans: a pralines and cream ice cream cake. You can see by my picture that I took this in a different direction, so let me first explain what this recipe is supposed to look like. The recipe as […]

Read the full article →

Blood Orange Margaritas

February 24, 2017 Cocktails
Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Oranges are the biggest scam of the citrus world since Meyer Lemons. I actually haven’t bought any in years, because I kept excitedly bringing bags of them home, only to cut them open and find they were barely pink inside. I randomly picked some up last week, and lo and behold they were actually a […]

Read the full article →

7th Blog-iversary!!!!!!!

February 16, 2017 General

Seven years of blogging! To be honest, 2016 was not one of my best years, but when I’m stressed/sad I like to channel that energy into doing nice things for other people, usually in the form of baked goods. Let’s take a look back at the past year: My Favourite 5 Posts of the Last […]

Read the full article →

Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Hearts

February 14, 2017 Cookies
Linzer Hearts

I think I’m ready to declare that Valentine’s Day is my favourite baking holiday, or at least tied with Easter. There’s no pressure, no expectations, and if I can spread some love with treats, well that’s my joy in life anyway. I haven’t blogged my Valentine’s Day baking in the past, with the exception of these […]

Read the full article →

Baked Sunday Mornings: Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake with Milk Chocolate Glaze

February 12, 2017 Baked Sunday Mornings
Angel Food Cake

Is it possible I’ve never eaten Angel Food Cake before in my entire dessert-eating life? I’m trying to think back and I can maybe remember eating some as a kid, but I’m not 100% sure if it was Angel Food Cake, or just a random sponge cake from the grocery store. In any case, it […]

Read the full article →