Somehow, two days before we headed away on March Break, we ended up with two bunches of bananas in the fruit bowl.
We go through bananas quickly in our house so they rarely have a chance to get nice and ripe. I considered the extra bananas a bonus, stuffed them all in t read more
Everyone can use a good summer cookie -- the kind of cookie that’s substantial, is great for picnics and easy to pack for road trips.
Molasses Trail Mix Cookies have it all, and more.
They get a little extra sweet from the chocolate chips, lots of texture from the tra read more
I have a soft spot for whoopie pies and it appears that I'm not the only one. Whoopie pie recipes are among the most popular on this website and when we share the recipes online the interwebs go crazy.
The whoopie pies that I grew up with were chocolate and had a ve read more
I spent my childhood winters up at our local ski hill. On weekend mornings Dad would pile us in the car with a big picnic lunch and away we’d go for the day.
My dad didn’t grow up skiing so he learned to ski alongside all of us kids and I think relished his days on the h read more
I associate February with crazy storms. When I was in grade three our region was hit with the Groundhog Gale, a massive nor’easter that hit on February 2nd, Groundhog Day.
As an eight year old it was thrilling.
It all started out as a normal school day.
Off we walked read more
I’m beginning to think that there are two Christmas cookie camps: there’s the very sweet, sometimes gooey, chocolate-usually-included camp and there is the often spicy, been-around-for-hundreds-of-years, goo-less camp.
A simplified view, I know, but read more
Dr. Oz says to eat your veggies. And lots of them.
It's just that sometimes a plateful of boiled or steamed veggies seems like so much effort to eat.
Shake the veggie blahs with this easy side dish that can go with just about any meal.
Because root vegetables store so w read more
Biscotti seem like the ideal cookies to give as a gift. Aside from the fact that they're beautiful, they're good and sturdy, remain great for dunking even when they have been around for a while and they aren't overly sweet so are satisfying in a biscuit sort of way. read more
Old fashioned flaky biscuits with molasses are a classic treat...
Our family recipe for biscuits was passed down from my great grandmother but how far back it really goes we don’t know. It’s one of those recipes that has just always been around. Mom said Ila (my grandm read more
Considering the weather the East Coast has endured this week, a dark damp molasses cake sounds very appropriate. And with Halloween tomorrow night, I's say this is the perfect dessert for the week of October 29, 2012.
In this recipe though, dark and damp is a good thing.