Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1968 Dublin Fruit Cake

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, folks! My favorite time of the year is finally here. Pretty lights, countdown calendars, amazing smells (tree, candles, spices...) and baking. So much baking. For my first Retro recipe of the month, I wanted to try something I've never made before (I'm not even sure I've even… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1968 Dublin Fruit Cake

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes

It's no secret how obsessed I am with everything related to fall. I love the leaves changing colors, putting on my favorite scarf, participating in all the special events (festivals, Halloween, Thanksgiving...) and anything pumpkin-related. Before I even knew about pumpkin-spice, pumpkins were already my favorite way to mark the start of my favorite season.… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1928 Nun’s Cake

For this month's Retro Cooking, I decided to make a nun's cake, from the book Anyone Can Bake, published by the Royal Baking Powder Company in 1928. In all honesty, I was intrigued by the name. A French-Canadian really can't deny her Catholic-influenced culture! After looking it up, I learned a lot about the type of… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1928 Nun’s Cake

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Farewell 2013! A review of this past year…

In the past few weeks, I've seen many people on my Facebook feed posting comments about 2013 being terrible and hoping 2014 would be better. I couldn't agree less. 2013 has been one of the most gratifying years of my life. I have never been happier. Let's just hope this trend will continue in 2014.… Continue reading Farewell 2013! A review of this past year…