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Clockwork Lemon
Calgary
One girl's attempt to tackle her massive to-do list compiled during university. "Things I Would Rather be Doing Than Studying"
Interests: diy, cocktails, baking, crafting, stationary, tea time
Recent Activity
Shana: Nope! The vodka keeps preserved
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2014 on Cranberry Lime Vodka at Clockwork Lemon
cjcmus: I added 2 tsp of cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp allspice, 1/8 tsp cloves for each batch. I made two batches of vanilla cake but baked 4 6" cakes from it.
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2014 on Cranberry Spice Naked Cake at Clockwork Lemon
Ooops sorry about that Valerie, fixed it! Not sure how that happened.
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2014 on Sweet and Spicy Mixed Nuts at Clockwork Lemon
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Celebrating Jan Scott and Julie Van Rosendaal's new cookbook by sharing an easy holiday recipe from it. Mixed nuts with a crispy, sugary coating that shatters in your mouth and tastes both sweet (thanks to the cinnamon and brown sugar) and spicy (thanks to the cumin and pinch of cayenne pepper). Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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Naked cakes seem to be getting more and more popular. They take less time, require less frosting, but make a big impression so it's a win-win-win situation. Plus "naked cake" is an amusing name.. always a plus. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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Pumpkin Spice Bites with a Buttered Rum Glaze. I gave into the pumpkin mania, while giving into the tiny = cuter= better obsession I have. I gave in and it was delicious. Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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Scones studded with candied jalapenos and pockets of cream cheese are my new favorite thing to serve alongside a bowl of soup or chili. Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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I can't sew, but that doesn't prevent me from using a quilt pattern to decorate a cake. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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I'm sharing a recipe for a roasted vegetable sandwich with a spicy peanut spread over at Peanut Butter & Co's recipe blog. It's all chewy ciabatta, roasted veggies, and a rich spicy spread layered and squished together for a hearty vegetarian lunch or dinner. So if you are looking to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Aj: having a detachable handle sounds great! I have a plastic handle frying pan and I wish I could pop it off to put the pan in the oven Shelia: ahhh I love those things! When I moved out on my own my mom got me a grippy rubber sheet that you use for opening jar and I used it all the time. The oxo is the luxury version of that. Lindsay: I saw those and love them! Lee Valley catalog is a dangerous place
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2014 on My 5 Favorite Kitchen Tools at Clockwork Lemon
Bec: The scraper is the best for that! Any recipe where you have to sprinkle the counter with flour is any annoying to clean up without one Mardi: Yay! Hope you enjoy them! Mine took quite a while to get to me (which appears to be a common experience judging by her feedback) but they did arrive and have held up great over the years so I still highly recommend them. Story: do! I am considering getting a second set at some point
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2014 on My 5 Favorite Kitchen Tools at Clockwork Lemon
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My top 5 most useful kitchen tools! 5 items that I use on an almost daily basis while thinking "gee, this item is so useful" Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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Summer is fading fast, but I'm living in sweet sweet denial with these crispy-creamy-crunchy sweet&tart apricot curd and peach tarts. It's summer time in my kitchen/mouth. Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Sylvia: Hope your great granddaughters enjoy the pops! I love traveling around Canada as well. We just got back from Victoria and it was just beautiful Mardi: Great Minds think alike! Marina: Greek yogurt adds a nice creamy texture
Toggle Commented Aug 26, 2014 on Smoothie Popsicles at Clockwork Lemon
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Cool and creamy treats for only 50cal a pop! Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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(Before I left for vacation I worked double-time to get four posts shot and ready to run while I was way. I was allll proud of myself until yesterday when I realized I forgot to set them to automatically post...so they just sat un-posted for the entire time. d'oh. Better... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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On the hunt for the holy grail of Ritz cracker recipes! Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Sarah: From amazon.com!
Toggle Commented Jul 23, 2014 on Fruit Loop Cocktail Popsicles at Clockwork Lemon
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So Birthday. Many Happy. Much Celebrate. Wow. Shiba Inu decorated brownies for my brother's 30th birthday party, because why should cookies and cake get all the decorating glory?? Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Mardi: Thanks! If only we could take our mixers with us on vacation A Canadian Foodie: I find that running hot water, especially closer to the opening helps, and then turning the mold so that you are pulling down on the stick instead of up gets it out cleanly! Gemma: Thanks! Becs: It was a great day for BBqing and eating popsicles Jules: Thanks, they were tasty
Rod: as a failed gardener, I'm extremely jealous of your harvest haha. This would be great with home grown cucumbers
Allison: I let it chill until completely firm. It took about 30 minutes
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2014 on Adventures in Buttercream at Clockwork Lemon
Eatingfoodandstuff: The rolling pin is from Etsy, her website is: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/burnedfurniture
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Sharing a recipe for soft, peelable yeasted muffins with peanut butter packed into every possible place. Peanut butter dough, peanut butter between the layers, and a peanut butter glaze. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
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Whipped up a little birthday cake to celebrate my mom's belated birthday with the family, plus took the opportunity to play around with some swiss meringue buttercream techniques. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon