November 2017

November on Planet Byn {2017} + Ottawa Eats

November 30, 2017 Monthly Recaps
Skor Cake

I feel like November is always a chill month for me; a great time to reset before things get crazy over the holidays. However, this year that was definitely not the case: I spent the first weekend of the month in Ottawa, visiting my friend Katy and her family. Katy picked me up from the […]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread

November 15, 2017 Bread
Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread

I’ve really been trying to attack my Pumpkin Pinterest board this Fall, and this Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread has been my white whale. It’s not really something you can throw together at 10pm (my usual baking time these days), so I needed a day with no plans to make it happen. And a couple of […]

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Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies

November 9, 2017 Cookies
Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, we all agree that Pumpkin Spice-flavoured things have jumped the shark, and everyone is over it. I propose that we now move on to Chai Spice in our baked goods! It’s still in the same cinnamon/ginger/nutmeg family, but with a few additions: cardamom, cloves, allspice and black pepper. I love drinking hot chai during the […]

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Pumpkin & Chocolate Chip Crumble Cake

November 7, 2017 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Slice

We’re currently going through a major change at my work. Last week, we moved to a brand new office without cubicles or assigned seating. It’s totally open, and you can sit wherever you want. There are different types of workspaces depending on what you need to do that day, for example, collaboration spaces, a quiet zone, […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Peanut Butter Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chunks

November 5, 2017 Baked Sunday Mornings
Peanut Butter Cookies

We’re getting back to basics with this week’s Baked Sunday Morning recipe: the original Baked recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies. I’m actually pretty partial to this peanut butter cookie recipe as my go-to, but I’m always open to trying something new. This recipe meets my main cookie criteria: slightly crispy edges, but soft and chewy […]

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