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Quick Camping Hack

Lots of blog post ideas came out of my two camping trips in July.  I will spend time penning them later but wanted to share one of my frugal tips for YOUR next camping trip.  Ever go to a hotel and not use their coffee pods? They look a bit like tea bags but fit … Continue reading Quick Camping Hack

It’s official – I’m a Black Box Food Challenge Winner!

So, a previous post on The Arts & Cookery Bank in West Lorne, ON did tell of the Food Fight Challenge that I was asked to enter.  I'm proud to say that my home ec teacher friend, Tiz, and I won the business category (yes for my Nutrition Bites Consulting business).  I'll bring you through … Continue reading It’s official – I’m a Black Box Food Challenge Winner!

My Worst “Client” – First Episode (Juicing) in a Continuing Series

Welcome to my crazy blogging idea.  I am introducing Nutrition Bites: "My Worst Client" series.  Follow along with the frustrating and REAL struggles people have with their health, sifting through the myths of "what's healthy?" and using my partner in crime as the basis for these examples. I am using "Mr. R. Ginger" as my … Continue reading My Worst “Client” – First Episode (Juicing) in a Continuing Series

Product Review: Epicure’s Silicone Waffle Mold

I have been a customer and fan of Epicure products for over 11 years now in Ontario.  And I usually buy something when invited to a "party".  This is the one at-home or book party that sells stuff that I can afford AND I use!  It was originally a Canadian 'spice blend for dips' company … Continue reading Product Review: Epicure’s Silicone Waffle Mold

I gallivanted in West Lorne, Ontario and ended up there the whole day!

If you live anywhere in Ontario I bet you are thinking "Where?", "Are you kidding?" or "You are lying!" I began my trek at 9:30am by tweeting @ElginCounty where good foodie or farm places to go in between London and West Lorne. They responded with two farms that I still have yet to go to! … Continue reading I gallivanted in West Lorne, Ontario and ended up there the whole day!

Adelaide’s Cookies

A great throw back today to Adelaide Hoodless. One of the pioneers in food safety and from Ontario! And to help announce the CFIA’s (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) announcement today for strengthening food safety training! (http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=994189).

The Federation of Women's Institutes of Canada

By special request! Visitors to the homestead today asked for Addie’s cookie recipe. I am happy to oblige, but must warm you: the recipe does not indicate an oven temperature. Compared to other recipes, I’d say about 350 degrees. But watch the first batch to make sure the oven is not too hot.

Cookies (plain).

1/2 cup butter.
1/4 cup milk.
2 even tsps. baking powder.
1 cup sugar.
1 egg.
Flour to roll out thin. (at least two cups)

Cream the butter, add the sugar, milk, egg beaten lightly, and the baking powder mixed with two cups of flour, then enough more flour to roll out. Roll a little at a time. Cut out. Bake about 10 minutes.

Reprinted with permission from

PUBLIC SCHOOL DOMESTIC SCIENCE

BY

MRS. J. HOODLESS,

President School of Domestic Science, Hamilton.
This Book may be used as a Text-Book in any High or Public School, if…

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