Sunday, October 14, 2007

New Toys

Lloyd has himself two new toys now; a new snowmobile and a new quad. He's had a lot of fun with the quad over the weekend and is eagerly waiting for enough snowfall to enjoy the snowmobile. Here in YK you can ride the quad on city streets provided you're licensed and insured (you can ride snowmobiles on city streets too) - so he'll likely drive it to work a fair bit. I drove it tonight for the first time, and enjoyed myself as well - but I think I'll primarily stick to the enclosed, heated space in the van.

A couple of weeks ago I also got myself a new toy - a brand new oven. It has a porcelain top and a convection oven. I tried out the convection oven for the first time cooking the Thanksgiving turkey, but tried it again over the past few days making muffins. And I have to say, I'm not overly impressed. One thing I've heard about convection ovens is that they consistently keep the same heat throughout the oven, so that you don't have hot spots. Well, look at these muffins! It looks to me that my oven isn't the same consistent temperature throughout. Because the oven is brand new, I think I need to phone Whirlpool and find out what's wrong.
In a way, this is kind of funny. Everyone else seems to post pictures of their kids - I post photos of muffins! (Maybe I need to get a life.)

1 comment:

Robin said...

May, I took pictures of muffins too! I had just bought a toaster oven and muffins was the first thing I baked in Korea. I was so excited to bake. Now I bake all the time. I would prefer a real oven, but my toaster oven seems to work all right.