Archive | October, 2009

30 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment


I had the pleasure of getting this e-mail yesterday: “Hey Cat! I’m wondering what’s the best type of vanilla to use for baking. I took a look at the store and there was artificial vanilla, pure vanilla, artificial vanilla with a percentage of pure, and some other types. Help!” So, in addition to answering her […]

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29 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

“The Cat Can Cook Book” Press Release

I wanted to post the press release for my book here on my site – just in case you want to have a quick peek! Local Author Launches “The Cat Can Cook Book” Based on Popular Blog Recipe for banana muffins ranks #1 on Google GUELPH – Guelph author and blogger Catherine Robertson has published […]

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29 October 2009 ~ 6 Comments

Pumpkin Gingerbread Recipe

I had no idea what to blog about today – so I went on a search for “Easy Christmas Recipes” and found this recipe on All Recipes, that looks fabulous! It is a loaf/bread and it really looked excellent. So, I am posting it now, and photographing my own version once it is out of […]

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28 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Off to Print!

Well, the books are ordered, there’s no turning back, and with any luck, in just a few weeks, I will be greeted at my front door by the courier with a huge and heavy box of nearly 300 books! Scary and exciting all rolled into one! I hope I’ve ordered enough. I am preparing for […]

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24 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Thanks so much Cass, for sending in this great photo she took of the Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe on CatCanCook. They look great! One of those photos you almost wish you could reach right into, and grab one 🙂 I LOVE getting feedback and e-mail, so feel free to share your cooking experiences and recipes […]

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23 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Look What I Got Today!

It came in the mail today from New Jersey – the first printed copy of “The Cat Can Cook Book” and I am very, very proud! It’s a horrible *self* portrait, but I just wanted to have it for posterity, so as soon as I’d had a chance to calm down after opening (more like […]

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21 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Caught in a Cooking Rut?

Chances are, once in a while you have absolutely no idea what to make for dinner! It’s often difficult with the stresses of everyday life, the busyness of work and family and the general “stuff” we all have to deal with, to come up with new and creative ideas for meal time. Sometimes, it seems […]

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19 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

“Three Sisters Around the Greek Table”

I am very excited to share some news of another locally-written cook book, which will be released during the same week as my own. On Monday, November 16th, Greek sisters Betty, Eleni and Samantha Bakopoulos will release their beautiful new cookbook featuring their family’s favorite Greek recipes.  The sisters, who are first generation Canadians, grew […]

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18 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Tofu in Asian Sesame Dressing

Two words for you: Two Ingredients! Two more words for you: Yum-Yum! I seem to be on a real veggie kick this week, so why not run with it? Here is a simple recipe for tofu, that can be a meat substitute, served on a salad, or eaten with rice or noodles. Tofu in Asian […]

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14 October 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe

I just realized last night that this cookie recipe, which I’ve been making for years, is in fact, vegan friendly! I’ve recently been trying to incorporate a lot more veggies into my diet, and while there are no veggies in these cookies (thank God!) they are free of all animal products, and you likely have […]

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