Darcie Hossack

Darcie Hossack

Thursday, 09 November 2017 05:55

Pumpkin bread is always a fall-winter favourite

When my sister arrives, my kitchen is warm with heat from an afternoon spent baking brioche.

Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:25

It’s truly a squares’ world after all

“No popcorn balls. No fudge. No puffed wheat squares, Rice Krispie squares or peanut butter marshmallow bars. No apples; candied, caramelled or otherwise. Don’t even ask.”

Thursday, 21 September 2017 06:59

Being lost in land of vegetarians

The Cliff Notes: In the early eighteen hundreds, a splinter sect of Baptist Americans began to practice Sabbath-keeping.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:32

Hopping down the memory trail

There probably were signs posted everywhere. Written in bold, black and certain lettering that said , “Don’t Feed the Wildlife.”

In a doctor’s exam room, in which seven framed credentials hang askew on a wall, I sit and wait.

It must have begun with my New Year's resolution to eat more vegetables.

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:08

Plums to the rescue

In an alternate reality, the one where my mind flings open a window and escapes to whenever words refuse to stick to the page, I am a Master Baker.

It’s time.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 05:57

Watermelon syrup always a summer delight

Call me Goldilocks. Some weeks ago, I had tried and failed to find a watermelon not too big or small, neither too green nor ripe, but just right and worth its weight in Rollkuchen.

It’s a somewhat sideways segue into a food column. Nevertheless, today’s story is brought to you by shampoo.

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