Thank you

… for the birthday wishes and blog-a-versary. The movie was fantastically creepy (definitely not for young children, even some of the adults I was with were a little freaked out). Definitely one I’d see again.

No food posts for the next couple of days. No time, sorry! Be back soon.

A birthday and Coraline button cookies

Coraline poster - see the button eyes?

Coraline poster - see the button eyes?

One year ago today, I posted my first food blog entry here at The Brûlée Blog. I picked this date on purpose as it’s also my birthday. (And this way I remember when I started the blog. Anything that overcomes my horrible memory is always a bonus.)

I’ve made 144 posts (or 145 if you include this post) and had people find me by the most interesting search terms. I’ve never actively advertised this blog, but I’ve gotten more visitor stats than I originally expected.

To celebrate my birthday, I’m dragging my friends to go see the movie Coraline. The movie is based on a book by one of my favourite writers, Neil Gaiman, and today is the opening day. I figure it’s fate.

And to celebrate this blog’s birthday, I baked cookies. Chocolate almond button cookies in honour of Coraline, to be exact. I based the recipe on the Almond Apricot Cookies and changed it up. They’re wonderfully chocolatey, not too sweet, and nutty.

Coraline button cookies

Coraline button cookies

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