Banana Bourbon Pancakes {Gastropost Mission #52}

May 29, 2013 Breakfast
Banana Bourbon Pancakes {Planet Byn}

  I have complicated feelings towards brunch, and I believe they date back to 1998-2002 in Waterloo, Ontario and a little joint called Mel’s Diner. Mel’s was the ideal place to feed your hangover on Sunday morning and for $2.99 you got a greasy plate of bacon or sausage, toast, eggs and homefries (or Mel’s […]

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Strawberry Jam Oatmeal Squares

April 27, 2012 Bars & Squares

My go-to topic of of conversation for awkward co-worker/job interview/elevator situations is the weather. I have about 3984692 different ways to comment on it or complaint about it, and it saves me everytime. I love it. I can also branch off into fashion/accessory topics and anecdotes (rainboots, forgetting an umbrella, losing mittens or sunglasses) and health/lifestyle issues (humidity headaches, […]

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Royal Wedding Cookies + Tea & Tiaras Party

May 2, 2011 Breakfast

When you invite people over at 5am to watch the Royal Wedding, you better provide some good eats to make the visit worthwhile. Yes, I am one of those people who booked April 29th off work way back in November when Prince William & Kate’s wedding date was announced. My Mom, her friend Janet, and […]

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Winona Peach Festival, Peach Crumble Pie & Peach Jam

September 12, 2010 Pies, Tarts & Pudding

Peaches bring us to the end of another summer of amazing Ontario fruit. This summer I baked with rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries (some muffins that I didn’t blog about), which brings us to peaches. A couple weeks ago Alexis, Nick and I headed over to the Winona Peach Festival, which is in the tiny town of […]

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Raspberry Jam, Scones & Mufffins

August 9, 2010 Breakfast

It’s a raspberry round-up y’all! I seem to have really missed the window for raspberries this summer – these seasonal fruits give me a little bit of stress, to be honest. When I went to the farmer’s market about a month ago, they were everywhere, but last week, not a raspberry in sight. I really […]

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