This can be your red and white Canada Day breakfast or dessert.
Summer has arrived in my neck of the woods and we enjoyed a sun drenched long weekend at our cottage in these few days leading up to Canada Day. I hope that you have been able to dive into summer like we have read more
Every Maritime family has some sort of bread and molasses story.
Fresh bread with butter and molasses has been a dessert stand-in for decades (dare I say centuries) up and down the Eastern seaboard. In some places it was biscuits with molasses and everywhere there is the hot d read more
"Cookie" is not a bad word
A school in my area has a cookie ban in place.
I get the motivation behind the ban. Teaching kids and parents about healthy eating is important stuff.
But what goes in the cookies and muffins is what’s important (in my opinion). And as my m 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
My great grandmother used to say "If there's room in your heart, there's room in your house."
Hot Milk With Gingerbread Spices...Like three drinks in one.
This warming drink is like a holiday hug, something you can enjoy in the evening when you're wrapping gifts into the we read more
Bananas, applesauce and molasses help to keep these gluten-free banana flax muffins moist and not crumbly.
I don't do a tonne of gluten-free baking but I have been chipping away at these sorts of recipes over the past few year. Through trial and error I have learned a lo read more
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
These Sweet Bran Muffins make a filling breakfast or a wholesome afternoon snack. Made with natural bran (not bran cereal), they have a great texture and aren't too dense.
This Sweet Ban Muffin recipe is an old-time classic, the sort of bran muffin that your grandmother wo 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