Before you bake ANYTHING for the office

With the Christmas holidays approaching, you will likely be doing more baking, or you are connected to someone who will. Cookies make great gifts and are delightful presents for co-workers. If you are newbie to baking, I am here to help you learn the golden rules of taking cookies to work, or anywhere else for that matter.  I have had one too many encounters with rogue … Continue reading Before you bake ANYTHING for the office

Turnover tales

Turnover cookies are still kind of a big deal. They are lunch box cookies that have a dollop or filling of fruit. If you have ever eaten a nutri-grain bar, than turnover cookies are a fair comparison. When it comes to packaged turnovers, I only know of one kind: Voortman’s turnovers.  The Voortman bakery is a Canadian based company (sorry international folks), that prides themselves … Continue reading Turnover tales

Chick-fil-A cookie: Not the thing

After months of anticipation, Chick-fil-A Inc opened their first international location in one of the world’s greatest cities: Toronto, Ontario. The family owned restaurant boasts of being the home of the ‘original chicken sandwich‘ since the late 60’s. Even after two months of business, the restaurant continues to be a zoo, with lineups extending through the doors. I waited in line (and in the rain) … Continue reading Chick-fil-A cookie: Not the thing