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Gatsby Garden Party + Chocolate, Of Course!

As a blogger who uses chocolate as a common element in all of my posts, I like it when events involve chocolate! Recall those “naked” Baci chocolates I showed you in my last post, “Foodie Moments on Italian National Day at Casa Loma”?

Last month my family and I attended the Gatsby Garden Party at the Spadina Museum. It was a very hot, sunny day. Given the heat, we moved very slowly and sat in the shade which allowed us to admire the fabulous costumes worn by attendees.
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Image of cookies some made with chocolate chips and others made with chopped chocolate

Making Time to Chop Chocolate for Cookies

To end March Break, my daughter and I baked her favourite chocolate chip cookies.  These cookies — Bev’s Chocolate Chip Cookies — are made with whole-wheat flour and rolled oats, so they tip towards the healthier side.

I asked my daughter which chocolate bar she would like me to chop for the cookies. The reason is that I recently came across an article on whether to use chocolate chips in cookies, or chopped chocolate instead(more…)

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Cookies Topped with a Kiss

Made Time for Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with a Kiss

Another eek!  Do you buy magazines after being captured by the headlines and then have them pile up without reading them?  That’s me!  When I saw the cover of the Winter 2015 issue of “Naturally, Danny Seo” magazine, I knew had to buy it.  Wouldn’t you with headlines like these: “EAT BREAD, PASTA, EVEN CHOCOLATE!”, “SLEEP BETTER 4 EASY YOGA POSES” and “25 WAYS TO FEEL RECHARGED”?

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