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Toronto Eats: Ed’s Real Scoop

July 30, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

Let’s recap: cupcakes, macarons, pie, donuts. What’s missing? Ice Cream.  I’ve never really been one of those people who needs to have ice cream in the freezer at all times, but obviously I can appreciate a good scoop. Ed’s Real Scoop is blogTO’s #1-rated ice cream, and we headed over there as our final stop of […]

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Quarterly Report: Joy the Baker Cookbook {Q1}

May 28, 2012 Uncategorized

Over on this page, my west-coast BFF Danielle and I have been busy baking our way through the Joy the Baker cookbook! We just hit our 25th recipe (out of 100) so we thought it was time for a little quarterly report.   Recipes Baked Total – 25 (Danielle – 14 / Robyn – 11) […]

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Whole Wheat Garlic Knots

May 3, 2012 Bread

Thought it was about time to tackle another baking project with yeast, after making those soft pretzels for the Superbowl back in February. I feel like I’m really getting the hang of the whole process, although I still need to start with a clean kitchen and a deep breath before beginning.

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Air-Popped Microwave Popcorn

April 19, 2012 Uncategorized

I loathe microwave popcorn. I ate so much of it when I lived in a dorm in university that I developed an aversion to it. Someone was always popping up a bag in the kitchen, and it permanently smelled like artificial butter and burned popcorn. Oh yes, we had to evacuate on more than one occasion because someone […]

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Top Chef Canada Season 2: Episode 4 Recap

April 3, 2012 Top Chef Canada

Here we go with Episode 4 you guys! There’s only two girls left after Sarah’s elimination last week, and Trista and Elizabeth both feel the pressure (very similar to Connie and Andrea last season after Rebekah’s early exit). David is upset he was on the bottom last week, and hasn’t been cooking up to his […]

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5 Things I Love Right Now

April 2, 2012 Uncategorized

This week on the Joy the Baker Podcast, Joy & Tracy gave us some homework, which was to write about five of our favourite things right now! Here’s a glimpse into what I’m obsessed with lately:

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2nd Blog-iversary!!

February 16, 2012 Uncategorized

Whoop whoop! This little blog turns 2 today! This is also my 200th post (pure coincidence, I swear)! It’s been another super fun year of blogging, and I’m just as obsessed now as when I first started. I thought we would do a run down similar to last year with most viewed posts, then my […]

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Whole Wheat Goldfish Crackers

February 2, 2012 Uncategorized

Look it’s another seafood post! Not really, just some cheese straws rolled out and cut into little fishie crackers. I saw this idea on Smitten Kitchen a year ago, and of course picked up a fish cookie cutter the next time I was at Bulk Barn. So it took me a little longer than expected […]

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Guest Bloggers: Brooke’s Aunt Jerri’s Bouillabaise Soup

January 31, 2012 Seafood

  You may or may not have noticed a severe lack of seafood recipes over here on Planet Byn. Seeing as how my whole family is from the Maritimes, my seafood aversion is pretty much a genetic mystery. The only fish I eat is plain white: tilapia, halibut, grouper, mahi mahi. So Brooke is here […]

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1st Blog-iversary!

February 15, 2011 Uncategorized

Happy Blog-iversary to me! I can’t believe it’s been one year and 97 posts (!) since I started Planet Byn! I love my little blog so much, and want to thank you for reading and supporting me over the past year (and eating the benefits!). I’m actually in Halifax for work right now, but I’ll be having a […]

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