Basic Buttermilk Bran Muffins are wholesome and just sweet enough. High in iron and fibre.
January is hard. After all of the food, fun and free time in December the back-to-reality of it all hits me right between the eyes.
Believe it or not, these basic buttermilk bran mu read more
White Chocolate Gingerbread Fudge, a quick and easy fudge recipe made with sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, molasses and spices.
My dad loved fudge more than anyone I know. We used to buy it for him for his birthday and for Christmas, and since his birthday was read more
The last bag of marshmallow that I bought was the size of my pillow.
I was more than a little self-conscious as I went through the grocery store check-out with a bag that large but I sure felt like a hero when I walked in the door at home and practically had my kids cheering m read more
Chocolate Swirl Gingerbread looks fiddly but is oh so easy.
The first cake I learned to bake was a Jell-O cake. It was a plain white sponge cake that you poked all over with a skewer and poured the hot Jell-O mixture over top so it seeped into all of the little holes. It k read more
When I was growing up we had a family snack that we called cheese-and-bacon-things: take a slice of bread, add a slice of cheese, two strips of bacon and put it under the broiler until the bacon is sizzling, the cheese is bubbling and the bread gets dark and crispy around the read more
2 tsp sugar
1 cup lukewarm water
2 pkg. yeast
2 cups rolled oats
3 cups boiling water
2/3 cup Fancy Molasses
¼ cup melted shortening
7 cups flour
4 tsp salt
Mix sugar, water and yeast and let stand 10 m read more
Cracked Wheat Brown Bread is a hearty loaf that requires just one rising.
Bread baking as therapy...
For a time when I was at university in Halifax I relieved the stress of my studies by baking bread. My dear friend Lisa sent me this recipe for cracked wheat brown bread ba read more
I love a good molasses story. They always involve happy memories of moms and grandmothers and what’s not to love about a story that makes you feel good all over? I bet you have your own molasses memories and may be reading this post will take you back to a warm kitc read more
Meet our prize winning cookie!
Back in the spring we hosted a molasses cookie contest with Food Bloggers of Canada, a national organization of home cooks and bakers who blog about food.
Choosing a winner was one of the joys of my job: I baked a batch of each of the five fin read more
The rich, savoury flavour of molasses roasted onions complements any meal - meat or vegetable.
This humble vegetable can elevate any meal - meat or vegetable.
Caramelized onions are the easiest way to elevate just about any meal. When cooked for a long time, molasses roaste read more