Jammie Dodgers

“I’m going to need a SWAT team ready to mobilise, street over maps covering all of Florida, a pot of coffee, twelve Jammie Dodgers and a fez.” It’s confession time. My name is Elizabeth Kipps, and I’m an Anglophile. If it’s British, I’m probably into it. I wish I could spell words like “color” and […]

Nanaimo Bars

“I’d consider going home, making a nice tray of Nanaimo bars, lying in bed and watching TV — that’s what I like doing.” -A Mighty Wind Canada has given the world a lot of great things. Hockey. Alex Trebek. Anne of Green Gables. Ryan Dempster. The Murdoch Mysteries.  These are the things that come to […]


Recipes that bear the distinguishment of having come from one’s grandmother somehow seem more appealing than any other kind. I am convinced that this is a fact which, in short, is why I’m pleased-as-punch to inform you that the following is my Grandma’s recipe. It is for limpa, a traditional Swedish rye bread. It isn’t […]