A few years ago, I borrowed a book on muffins from the library. Towards the end, they included a few savoury recipes. I was intrigued, but my preconceptions about muffins kept holding me back. My whole life, muffins had been sweet. I knew when to eat them, and what to eat them with. And so I’d end up making some fruity muffin, again… But no more! Continue reading →
Happy New Year! I hope you had fun spending it in whatever way you did… We (Dave and I) spend our’s cleaning out and deicing the freezer chest. I know, we’re just a couple of crazy party kids!… But anyway, that’s how I discovered that I’ve managed to collect an embarrassing amount of frozen cherries. Seriously, we’re talking orchard quantities here. Continue reading →
Christmas is slowly sneaking up on us, and I could not be more excited! I’ve already pulled out my Christmas tunes, picked out my (snail mail) cards, and started making my hand crafted gifts! So it should be no surprise that I’ve also been in the kitchen playing around with festive flavours! Continue reading →
I love bread. Know what I love even more… (I mean besides chocolate)… FRESH baked bread, still warm, straight from the oven. Sometimes I longingly look to bygone days of other eras, when fresh, home baked bread was a daily occurrence. It’s floury love, I tell you! Unfortunately, busy modern schedules, often leave little time for dough to rise. And that, my friends, is where biscuits step in. Continue reading →
Want to see me with a sad face? Smoosh the frosting off my cupcake. That’s why I refuse to try to transport a cupcake in a lunch bag… The good news: muffins are sturdy, transportable, and like a cupcake! 🙂 … Except these, they’re like a cookie… “Whaaat?”, you say….