Hands On Experiences at Eat Alberta

I was planning on blogging about this much earlier but real life got in the way.  Anyways, I just have to say I had a pretty fantastic weekend and wanted to share it with y’all. So what did I do? I spent Saturday with tons of interesting people at the Eat Alberta conference that was held at NAIT. Eat Alberta is organized by Suzanne Dennis, Ming Franks, Valerie Lugonja, Mack Male, Nicole Schroth, Allan Suddaby and Sharon Yeo and they did an amazing job! I had just a great day meeting people I talk to on twitter (in real life!) and putting faces to names – I even learned how to make stuff!

Homemade Goodies

My Homemade Goodies: Macarons, Sourdough Bread and Mozzarella

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Let Them Eat Cake (and other baked goods)!

As previously mentioned, cooking is really not my area of expertise (those pesky knives) but baking on the other hand is right up my alley. Yesterday (or today depending on how you want to look at it) a few of my friends (A., JP and Mickyfine) and I decided to have the baking day to end all baking days. We are talking about extremely ambitious plans to bake like it is going out of style – JP kindly offered to host the party and since he is not a baker, A. and I pretty much hauled our baking kitchens over (i.e. mixers, mixing bowls, measuring cups, cookie trays and other baking supplies). The list of things to make were: cake pops, coconut cream pie, Korean hoddeok, macarons, and nutella and strawberry dessert pizza. Sugar overload anyone?

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