This year, there were more hard ciders on the selves of my local liquor stores than I have ever seen before. As a cider fan, how could I choose which ciders to try and which to leave behind? My strategy: try each and every one I can get my cider-loving hands on over the course of the season and call it research. From Canada and America to England, Ireland, Sweden, and Denmark I’ve tried nearly all the apple and pear ciders autumn has to offer.
As someone who is allergic to peanuts, and therefore all of the good Halloween candy, my favourite part of Halloween is watching 23 seasons and counting of The Simpsons Halloween Special, better known as Treehouse of Horror. For your Halloween viewing pleasure, my husband and I have watched all 23 episodes over the past few weeks and assigned each one a score out of 10. Our scores were then amalgamated to reflect a more general opinion and experience. We even hid our scores until the end so we wouldn’t be influenced by each other – it was intense. Now, from number 23 to number 1: Continue reading
Today I made rustic mini pumpkin pies for a Thanksgiving celebration with friends.