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Birthday Month Begins With Pancakes

  It’s official – my birthday is one month away and that means that Birthday Month is here! This month will undoubtedly be filled with all kinds of celebrations and adventures in the kitchen and otherwise. And flowers. I need flowers and thanks Osprey Organics for my latest beautiful bouquet… As I wrap up this […]

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comfort food

Grocery shopping is one of my favourite hobbies. I find it so multi-dimensional – admire the food, buy the food, cook the food, eat the food. Yum! A result of this is that our fridge is rather full most of the time. Abundance is inspiring. When it comes time to leave on 2 week Permaculture […]

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I love the process of a meal coming together, it’s even more exciting when I’ve grown the ingredients. My seedlings for the garden at The Paintbox Lodge are coming along but Rocky Mountain gardening involves more patience than growing days so it’ll be a little while before the lettuce, beets, arugula, goose berries and beans […]

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my life in desserts

At the beginning of December I had a cover story published in Swerve magazine, a weekly supplement of the Calgary Herald. It’s a great magazine all about the what’s happening around Calgary and features the latest trends out there – this issue was all about desserts and I wrote about “My Life in Desserts” – […]

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christmas eve tv spot

There was a singing cowboy in red satin, chestnuts roasting on an open barbecue, crafts, kids, turkey, Santa and cake pops! My good friends at Breakfast Television in Calgary invited me back for their Christmas party extravaganza show and it was my debut as a CMH pastry chef. Watch it HERE! I did 3 short […]

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