Tag: Easter

Kitchen Sink, Spring Possibilities

Happy Easter – Buona Pasqua!

Once again…our lilac tree is bursting forth and I’m up to my little ears in planning Easter Dinner. Even though I’m a lapsed Lutheran, a few religious days have stuck like glue! But… for me, those days are wrapped around remembering traditions of making and eating delicious food. We haven’t gotten into dying eggs in […]

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, […]

Spring Possibilities

Traditions (Is It Easter Yet?)

The coming of spring meant lots of things when I was a little girl. Easter school holidays (hey, it was the 1950’s so it was still called that), were high on my list, not being that keen on school! Then there were new “Easter” dresses, purses, hats and fancy shoes for me and my sister […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Quick Hot Crossed Buns

Easter is just around the corner and in our house that means Hot Crossed Buns all warm from the oven not quite slathered in butter! Because I freeze them, then reheat as needed, I don’t bother with the icing as it would melt off. So, it’s up to you! I always used to make a […]

Kitchen Sink, Spring Possibilities

Spring Then and Now

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May/and summer’s lease hath all to short a date.” -Shakespeare, sonnet 18. Spring meant lots of  things when I was a little girl. Easter school holidays  (hey, it was the 1950’s), were high on my list as I was not too keen on going to school! Then there was […]