Friday, September 08, 2006

Labor of cooking weekend

This Labor Day we celebrated the labor of cooking. We made this great diner meal and some delicious cupcakes. The recipe is from the Donna Hay magazine from last month. It's really easy, just make a vanilla or white cupcake recipe but use brown sugar instead of white, then whip cream with some Butterscotch Schnapps or butterscotch flavouring then pour over a simple butter caramel. The cupcake part was a bit heavy. I need to figure out a good basic vanilla & chocolate cupcake recipe instead of following the whole recipe like this one and being unhappy with the cake portion.

The most fun this weekend turned out to be our trip to see the Yarn Harlot on Sunday at Third Place Books in Shoreline. It was worth sitting on the most uncomfortable chairs amongst the worst cackling session since Chicken Run. I will post those pic's tomorrow as well as some Houseplant pic's.