Only seven more days of school before summer vacation officially begins. My son is in the midst of exams and my daughter has no more homework.
Although their bodies are in the classroom each day I’m pretty sure their minds are already on vacation. Which brings me to breakf read more
Your Easter ham couldn't be simpler, or more delicious, than this country ham with mustard and molasses.
This country ham with mustard and molasses is a recipe from Chef Alain Bossé, also known as The Kilted Chef and is featured in his new cookbook, The Acadian Kitchen.
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My go-to recipes for easy entertaining...
Whether you’re hosting a crowd at your house this year, or heading off to a potluck-style celebration, having a stash of easy and delicious appetizer recipes can only add to the fun. And if you’re making a meal of nibbles you read more
You can never have too many recipes for hermit cookies
One evening while freezing in the stands at our sons’ football game a friend and I got talking about cooking. And then we got talking about molasses which is how this five-star recipe made it into my hands.
It seems read more
At what age do we lose the ability to swim all day without feeling the cold?
I used to be that way and I miss it.
There are pictures of me swimming in the ocean along the coast of Maine and my lips are blue. Really blue. We couldn’t help but run back into the waves wi read more
Make sweet cornbread cake your new summer dessert.
If you're a fan of cornbread you know that it has a natural, wholesome sweetness. Slathered with butter and a little jam or eaten plain alongside soup it's the only bread I know that can travel from breakfast to dinner to read more
Orange Glazed Ham
Turn ordinary ham into something special with this easy orange glazed ham recipe. Makes a lovely main dish for Easter dinner or brunch.
2 to 3½ lb boneless cooked ham
½ cup frozen orange juice concentrated, thawed, undiluted
¾ cu read more
Rhubarb Apple Pie
4 cups diced rhubarb
4 cups diced apples
1½ cups sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 tsp cinnamon
½ cup Fancy Molasses
3 tbsp butter or margarine
Pastry for 2, 2-crust, 9" pies
Prepare 2 pastry lined pie plates. Mi read more
Crispy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars are no-bake and easy. This is a nut-free recipe.
This recipe is an adaptation of our recipe for No-Fuss Cranberry Almond Granola Bars. To make chocolate chip granola bars gluten-free be sure to buy GF crispy rice cereal (many include barl read more
I'm always amazed at bakers who create extra fancy sweets, the home cooks who make fantastically elaborate cakes and fiddly candies. Decorative details have never been my strength (probably why my cooking style tends to be on the rustic side.)
Once in a while I have the ur read more