Tag: Spices

Baking and Sweet Endings

Apple Nut Muffins

Come the fall this is a “must” in my muffin repertoire! It was such a popular muffin at the many coffee-breakfasts I catered in the olden days! If you have apple butter on hand it would be a very nice spread on a muffin. Makes 10-12 Medium Size Muffins Preheat the oven to 375 F. […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake

An easy to make cake that is moist, light and full of the fall spices we all love so much! In my books, if it’s made with buttermilk then I’m sold! Makes A 9” Square Pan 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup tinned pumpkin or homemade puree** ½ each vegetable oil & […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Coffee Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A moist, spicy, quick to make, cake, that is great with not only coffee, we’ve had it for breakfast too! It freezes very well. Makes One 13 x 9 x 2” Cake 1 ½ cups unbleached flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp. baking […]

Barbequing and Grilling

Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

You tell me…who doesn’t love blueberries…who doesn’t love a barbecue? This slightly spicy, slightly sweet barbecue sauce is perfect to make when the local berries appear, it’s delicious basted on ribs, pork chops or tenderloin, burgers, and chicken while they are cooking! Might work on salmon too! Makes Approximately 2 ½ to 3 Cups 1 […]

Kitchen Sink

Have Spice Kit Will Travel

A “guest article” for Oracibo…..me? I sent an email to Phyllis extolling the wonders of the Internet for finding recipes and she suggested I write an article so here goes. Do you travel? My husband and I spend a couple of months each winter renting a casita (a two bedroom condo type place) on a […]

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 Tips

Curry Powder

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This curry powder is a Malaysian style one. The cuisine is a mixture of Indian, Chinese and Malay to name a few. Because of the various ethnic influences, I consider this to be my “house” curry powder when I am cooking Asian. Hope you enjoy […]