Those of you who visit this blog regularly know how much I enjoy baking breads. The good thing about making them at home is that you get to enjoy some of those delicious celebratory breads that you can’t even buy at the stores. Don’t be intimidated by bread making, as like all things, practise makes…
These delicious Crab Cakes are the perfect appetizer. Serving them on a bed of leafy greens makes a lovely presentation.
This tender and flavorful Dates and Granola Bread with plump dates and coconut almond granola makes a delicious sandwich bread. A must try!
This Spring Greens, Strawberry, and Feta Salad with balsamic vinaigrette has a sweet salty combination that is sure to tease the taste buds.
Strawberry Cupcakes with lemon flavored frosting and entire strawberries stuffed on the inside. It is a delicious treat for the kids and adults.
Spiced sweet Hot Cross Buns in a non-traditional shape. Two thin dough ropes are twisted together to form the cross for Easter Sunday.
Luscious Banana Pineapple Cake with Pineapple Frosting made with ripe bananas and crushed pineapples. It has a deliciously moist and tender crumb.
This Lemon Poppy Seed Braid is the first loaf of bread I was ever taught to make. I was 12 years old at that time and was living in a small town with little else to do after school. My mentor was a Canadian lady who made the most wonderful baked goodies. My mom is…
It has been really nice outside. The days are bright and sunny with temperatures in the 50’s. Not exactly warm, but a light sweater or a long sleeve shirt makes it very comfortable. It’s cool and refreshing. There are also lots more fruits and vegetables in the produce section at the grocery stores now. I…
Usher in spring with this light and tasty Warm Asparagus and Wild Rice Salad. It works well as a side dish or a stand-alone light lunch.
Tried and tested easy to prepare Irish Soda Bread flavored with caraway seeds, orange zest, and raisins. Delicious served with corned beef and cabbage.
Delicious Turkey Pot Pie with flaky homemade pie crust. Totally freezer friendly. Assemble, freeze, and bake from frozen when desired.
This is a very wet week here in Minnesota. The mornings are cloudy and foggy and it’s been raining the past several days. I am glad the dirty snow is melting but all that moisture is making the grounds really soggy and muddy. It is not a pretty sight. This is the kind of weather…
Sweet and sticky Chelsea Buns filled with a mix of spices, raisins, and cranberries. Delicious eaten warm fresh out of the oven.
The Knights of Columbus annual Friday Fish Fry during Lent. It is a festive community event complete with live entertainment.
Day 4 of this fish series brings us to the delicious pastry wrapped fish and rice dish, Coulibiac. Coulibiac is the French adaptation of the traditional Russian Kulebyaka. It consists of salmon (or sturgeon), rice, hard boiled eggs, and mushrooms wrapped in a brioche dough or puff pastry. This dish makes an impressive centerpiece for…
This fragrant and moist Orange Coconut Cake with Orange Frosting is a winner. The flavors of orange and coconut are simply delightful together.
Buttery egg-free Valentine Linzer Cookies with strawberry jam for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day. Perfect with a cup of tea.
Rich savory Grilled Marmite Cheese Sandwich with lots of umami flavor. Makes a quick and satisfying breakfast or snack served with your favorite cup of tea.
Deliciously moist and tender Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Bread with walnuts and dark chocolate chips. Makes a great afternoon tea bread.
Make this Banana Bread French Toast for a weekend breakfast treat or dessert. It is so fragrant and delicious. You will not be disappointed!