Yesterday was: a quick to granville island trip, a warm rainy night, dense cinnamon rugelach, the intoxicating scent of fresh bread and pork, and burgers at hells kitchen

Dec 31

Yesterday was: Fresh olibollen, dreary day, a warm blanket, tv marathons, sourpuss martini and a pizza celebration and my first olive.

Yesterday was: a long morning sleep, a walk in the snow, a day in the kitchen, a two cookies stand-off, spicy stew, dinner with family, first aid on the puppy and a cardamom coffee creme-caramel.

Happy New Year!

valentines dinner

sundried tomato jam with goats cheese on crostini

tomato soup with basil foam

espresso-honey glazed scallops with pork chips and pineapple

beef tenderloin with syrah sauce and garlic chips on garlic potatoes, braised shallots and sauteed kale

pineapple flambe and coconut icecream

chocolate torte, espresso glaze and cinnamon icecream

Another wonderful night in the city.

We went to the symphony and though I have no photo evidence I’ll tell you it was magical.

The following day we went for a short hike up mount thom.

Much love from a rainy city, where the groundhog saw his shadow.

Yay! Six more weeks!

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