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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: The Index

In the hope that this will make it easier for you to find things that you remember seeing in this year’s Advent Calendar, here is an Index. Clicking on the title will take you to the post. ***** Byopia Press … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Twenty and a Multi-Cultural Meat Pie

Vegans and vegetarians, avert your eyes! (Or scroll quickly to the end of the post for a meatless treat.) This recipe combines my interest in ‘ethnic’ cooking with my Scottish heritage. It makes a little bit of meat go a … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Eleven and Two Cakes

Today’s post is a bit of a break for me as it is an adapted version of a post from 2021. The May 2021 book arts challenge on Instagram was #areyoubookenough_fruit. Since I live adjacent to a city named for … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Three and a Round Brown Cookie

December 6 is the Feast of Saint Nicholas and Speculaas cookies are a traditional part of the celebrations. Traditionally a wooden mould is used to imprint images on the surface of  rolled out dough. Usually the designs are for small … Continue reading

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Seasonal Activities and Some Recipes

The garden is being very productive this summer —we have had a decent amount of rain— so this week’s post is a celebration of food and flowers. Here’s the current kitchen bouquet. (Once they start blooming we have sunflowers in … Continue reading

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Not Really Very Much, But With A Cookie Recipe

It was one of those weeks where I didn’t seem to accomplish much. I did get a storage box made for the thirty-six ‘drawings’ that make up On A Clear Day. Here it is, front open, with all the drawings … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Berry/Applesauce Cake: a DIY artist’s book and a recipe

The May book arts challenge on Instagram is #areyoubookenough_fruit. Since I live adjacent to a city named for a fruit —Saskatoon— and since the bushes grow wild where I live, I chose the Saskatoon berry. Although they are usually baked … Continue reading

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DIY Cabbage Pie (Again)

This is a slightly adapted re-post from 2016. If you have read this before —and possibly made either the book or the cabbage pie— you might want to skip to the end for a new recipe: David’s Thin and Crispy … Continue reading

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… and on, and on, and …

I really did think I would have finished Nurture, not Nature this week, but I have not. I am, however, getting really close. This is what I left on my bench yesterday afternoon when it got too dark to continue … Continue reading

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Boxing Day and an Index for the Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019

Day One and How to Make a Square Piece of Paper Day Two and an Origami Bookmark Day Three and a Menko CD Case Day Four and Jam Tarts Day Five and a Modular Star/Wreath Day Six and a Modular … Continue reading

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