This easy five-minute chocolate sauce recipe is an easy way to make a simple dessert extra special. Use it as a dip for strawberries, pour over a simple cake. When chilled it becomes dense and fudgy, perfect for sandwiching cookies!
I was thinking this morning that I didn’t 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
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
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
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
Oatmeal Brown Sugar Coffee Cake is an old-fashioned coffee cake with wholesome substance.
I buy rolled oats in 8 kg bags. We eat porridge pretty much every morning so buying is bulk is the simplest way to keep the cupboard stocked.
I love how porridge is warming and sti 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
I had a friend in junior high who brought a bag of chips in her lunch every day and she’d eat them one by one (not cookie-monster style like I would.)
Before she ate each chip she'd lick the salt off first. One side at a time.
It was a little weird.
In August we gorge on peaches.
Basket after basket empties on our counter as we grab them two at a time to eat whole, the juice dripping down our arms. We slice them into yogurt and have now been enjoying them in juicy fruit crisps paired with raspberries.
They’re a l read more
A sweet and spicy hamburger that's flavourful and stays moist.
I know purists prefer to make their burgers with just salt and pepper, and may be an egg yolk to help bind it together but my kids and I prefer burgers that are tender and well-seasoned. (My kids will really read more