Tag: Biscuits

Kitchen Sink

2 “R’s” of Spring

Ramps and Rhubarb! Yes, we are up to our knees in both! We fired up the stove at #5 this week stocking up our larder and freezer using these delectable spring delicacies. You can’t go wrong with rhubarb muffins or rhubarb coffee cake.  A must in our house is making the annual batch of rhubarb ketchup. Ramps aka […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Hot Crossed Biscuits

Great for Easter or any other time you get a craving! I normally make Hot Crossed Buns but when I don’t I make these Hot Crossed Biscuits instead… 2 cups unbleached flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. packed brown sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cinnamon ¼ cup each hard butter & non-hydrogenated shortening, […]

Kitchen Sink

Baking Powder Biscuits

Or what every child should be taught to make! I was in grade 7 taking Home Ec for the first time. Our curriculum for the first half of the school year included learning how to make “tea biscuits” and muffins. This turned out to be a very good thing. My Mom was pregnant with my brother. When […]

Fall Harvest

This Weeks’ Menu Ideas

  It’s the time of the year when we seem to be running off in all directions!  All those invitations come rolling in, housecleaning to be done, decorating to be done…whew!  I won’t even mention the shopping!  It’s my turn to get out there next week but I find if I can avoid the malls […]

Fall Harvest

What Been Cooking The First Week of Fall?

As I look outside my window, I can see that the warm weather has definitely left us for a while!  We had a gorgeous October and spending a few days in Portland where it was quite warm and really sunny (except for morning fog) really extended our summer! It’s damp, grey and drizzly today and […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

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 can also freeze, thaw & heat until hot.  I like to serve these with salads […]