Sunday, January 25, 2009

A lot of Cookies.Quite a few danishes.And other things.

nutter bitches.

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nutter butters.

Nutter Butters.

I've been testing cookies for Isa and Terry's upcoming cookie book.Here is some highlights.I'll start with peanut butter ones first.

Peanut Butter Blondies.
best thing ever.or,second damn favourites.

zedomg best peanut butter blondie ever.

they're so good that I made them again this week.I made Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies too,to compare them.No,I don't have a winner.yet.

my 2 favourites ever.

peanut butter blondies.

Peanut Butter Cactus Cookies.

peanut butter cactus cookies

with chocolate chips.

peanut butter cactus cookies

moving on...

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies.
One of my faves.Really healthy and hearty,too.Like really awesome banana bread,in a cookie.

bananabreak-with peanut butter.

outside SOMA-ish...

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"Call Me Blondies".
"Call Me Blondies"
one of the best yet.With white and dark chocolate chips.Sooo gooey,and fudgy,chewy and dense.Whoa.

magic bars.
Magic Coconut Cookie Bars.
Coconut caramel,chocolate,nuts,coconut,graham crackers....these killed.

Spiced Sweet Potato Blondies
Spiced Sweet Potato Blondies.
I love the spices in these,especially the ginger.Ben said they're one of the best things i've ever made.And he's tried a lot of stuff I make.

eating sweet potato blondie on the way to seattle.

sian being awkward.

ben being a fatty.
See,he really liked them.

Roasted Almond Cookies with Fleur de Sel
Roasted Almond Cookies with Fleur de Sel.
Very fancy.Very nice.

rainbow danishes!
Rainbow Danishes.Thanks for the chips,Sara Chan.

rainbow danishes!

blueberry danish!

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homemade blueberry filling.

mini danishes!
Mini Danishes!!!

super flaky!

zed omg.
Perfect Bakery Style Banana Muffins.Zedomg.

zed omg.
best way to eat.

bakery style
Bakery Style Blueberry Muffins.
Jeanieinabottle from the ppk asked had to make her some stuff when she was in Vancouver earlier this month,including these awesome muffins.

bakery style

Vanilla Cranberry Peanut Butter White Chocolate Mousse.
vanilla cranberry white chocolate peanut butter mousse.
a la Jess,who did the same here.
and i just MIGHT have hung out with her today.I am NOT in portland or anything.Just sayin'.

impulse purchase.
last year all the stores had them for months and months after christmas.this year though,there's none to be seen.the last 2 from choices on cambie.and i had a coupon.

sooo goodddd!

january 19 2009.

Sarah and I went to Starbucks and had "new tea lattes".
january 21 2009.

she bad black tea.

january 21 2009.

i had green green!
january 21 2009.

elysian room.
4 shot americano at the elysian room.thanks sian.

broiled pineapple
I bought a $1.50 pineapple at pike place market last friday.i was really excited,even thought i hadn't had fresh pineapple for 1.5 years because it cuts up my mouth and turned my tongue white and bumby.Did the same thing after a while,but I still broiled it.

broiled pineapple
and had to pick it out of here.

speaking of fruit salad,here's new years eve.
fruit salads1

fruit salads2




Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Beta Carotene + Cream Cheese Frosting=Heaven...

Chewy Sweet Potato Cremewhiches
chewy sweet potato cookie cremewhiches

chewy sweet potato cookie cremewhiches

Beta Carotene + Cream Cheese Frosting + Chocolate=VIP Room in Heaven.

punkin chocolate chip cinnamon rollz

Punkin Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Rolls.
Recipe from Don't Eat Off the Sidewalk.If you have the zine,i'm mentioned,and it's about adding chocolate to these amazing rolls.
Oh,and that's a glass of peppermint chocolate soymilk in the background.Dipping the rolls in it was sooo good.zedomg.

punkin chocolate chip cinnamon rollz

punkin chocolate chip cinnamon rollz

punkin cinnamon rollz

bridge cake
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
for Ben's dad's bridge game.

and without the frosting...

csweet potato cookies with dark chocolate and pecans
Sweet Potato Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies

sweet potato pie
Sweet Potato Pie with Three Nut Topping

punk pie
Pumpkin Pie with Candied Pecans

and in the coffee adventures...

best yet.
soy cappuccino at re-entry espresso,vancouver.
BUT it doesn't count because the guy who poured didn't actually work there-he was the australian girl's friend!

new years eve "quad espresso"
on new years salt spring coffee,because ben hates re-entry,but there was sprinkles on the bar!

and umm i got an espresso maker.awesome!