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Clockwork Lemon
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
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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 3 days ago 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 4 days ago on My 5 Favorite Kitchen Tools at Clockwork Lemon
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 4 days ago at Clockwork Lemon
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
Cool and creamy treats for only 50cal a pop! Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
(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 they just sat un-posted for the entire time. d'oh. Better... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
On the hunt for the holy grail of Ritz cracker recipes! Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Sarah: From!
Toggle Commented Jul 23, 2014 on Fruit Loop Cocktail Popsicles at Clockwork Lemon
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:
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
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
Fernanda: They are from wilton, you can order them online : I used the brown ones for my brother's wedding cupcakes. I love how they hold their shape while baking. It looks fancier than the standard cups:
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2014 on Peony Wedding Cupcakes at Clockwork Lemon
Layers of creamy vanilla custard and strawberry-raspberry puree frozen up and served in Popsicle form for Canada Day. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Shirlie: Added the missing word! (It was 'cup')
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2014 on Lemon Thumbprint Cookies at Clockwork Lemon
Brown butter, coconut, and a big pinch of salt makes for some golden toasty flavors in this simple shortbread. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Father's Day is fast approaching, and it's a well known fact that dads love homemade desserts. I can't speak for all the fathers out there, but I know my dad loves his desserts classic and decadent. Chocolate, vanilla, and maybe a splash of whiskey or bourbon are high on the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Sylvia: Thank you! That's a very sweet compliment. I do love my sister very much, she and her husband are wonderful
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2014 on Peony Wedding Cupcakes at Clockwork Lemon
Vincci: Thank you!! I don't think I'm ready to do cakes for hire haha, these were an exception as a gift for my sister Kristin: I think most people ate them! I was wondering the very same thing when I noticed someone nearby taking a nibble from a petal. After they found out the peonies were sugar, everyone wanted to taste and see.
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2014 on Peony Wedding Cupcakes at Clockwork Lemon
Back from NYC with some photos to share from my cupcake making adventure. Pretty peony cupcakes for my baby sister and her wonderful husband! Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon
Tried some fondant-free cake decorating and fell in love with buttercream all over again Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Clockwork Lemon