Category: Baking and Sweet Endings

English Muffin Loaves

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a quick, no knead way to enjoy English muffins. They are baked in loaf pans, not in individual rings, making things much easier. Maybe not totally traditional but…When

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Cheese Herb Biscuits

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. These are so tender and flaky & best eaten as soon as they are baked.  However, you can make them  ahead & reheat without any problems, (reheat until hot at 350 F). You

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Italian Lemon Puddings

This pudding is always welcome at our house!  It’s makes a delicious light ending to Easter dinner or any other dinner for that matter! We love it! It calls for Meyer lemon juice and rind. If you can’t find Meyer lemons,

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Food Processor Brioche

I adore brioche. There are croissants and then there is brioche! For those of you who are a little wary of baking with yeast, this dough is for you, all that’s required is a food processor. Brioche is a sweet

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Brown Soda Bread

Soda Bread is an absolutely delicious easy “bread” to make. No yeast involved! It seems made to be eaten with a strong cheddar cheese. The recipe is one of Darina Allen’s (Ballymaloe Cookery School) If you can find some of

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Microwave Scalded Milk

I am always looking for an easier way to do something and also a way not to dirty more dishes.  I think that bit comes from being a caterer and washing all the dishes by hand.  Whew there sure were

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How To Make Pumpkin Puree

  If you are planning on making your own puree, it is best made with a Sugar pumpkin & not your Jack ‘O Lantern pumpkin. Sugar pumpkins have a lot more flavour and are not watery when cooked. Cut your pumpkin in

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Noel’s Winter Savoury Blue Cheese Biscuits

Noel Richardson and her partner Andrew owned Ravenhill Farm in Saanich on Vancouver Island for a number of years.   I know, it may sound  weird to use blue cheese in a biscuit but these are absolutely divine savory biscuits! Makes 14

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Kathi’s Bran Muffins

I love bran muffins and these fit the bill.   The recipe comes from my cousin, Kathi.  I have been known to substitute the raisins with 1 ¼ cups of fresh or frozen blueberries. The muffins freeze really well and if you

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Cantucci di Prato (Almond Cookies From Prato)

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Prato, Italy is famous for their Cantucci (small biscotti). They are meant to be dipped into a glass of Vin Santo or Morellino wine from Elba or even a late harvest

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