Mother May I?

Raisin Sugar Scones

Recipe This recipe comes from our favourite office baker’s great- great aunt. We enjoyed them at work last week slathered with butter and homemade jam. The secret to tender scones is to not handle the dough too much or overwork … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Delight

Recipe This recipe was given to me last year and my plan was to put it in my column for Thanksgiving this year, but unfortunately it snuck up on me and has come and gone. But it’s still pumpkin season … Continue reading

Homemade Apple Sauce

Recipe Growing up we had a beautiful apple tree in our yard that as the story goes, was started from seed by my Great Grandma. Every year it would produce large amounts of sweet but tart, red apples. It wasn’t … Continue reading

Pecan Pie Muffins

Recipe Oh my goodness, these muffins are good. Our favourite office baker made these for us last week and everyone had the same response after the first bite, “mmmm”. If you are a pecan pie fan, you will love these … Continue reading

Healthy Double Chocolate and Peanut Butter Muffins

Recipe Thank you to one of our out of town customers/readers for the following recipe. She tells us these muffins are delicious and ALMOST guilt free. Chocolate and peanut butter is my absolute favourite combination and I’m anxious to bake … Continue reading

Dill Garden Potatoes

Recipe One of my favourite things in my vegetable garden right now is the potatoes. They have so much more flavour than the potatoes we will buy in the store throughout the winter. Tender, with just a touch of sweetness, … Continue reading

Baked Butter Garlic Shrimp

Recipe This is a quick and simple way to bake flavourful shrimp with little fuss. We made it this past weekend to serve alongside steak and I loved how easy it was to make and just throw in the oven. … Continue reading

Recipe Thank you to one of our customers for sharing this recipe with us. She makes the following cake at Christmas to give as gifts and said everyone loves it. It seemed appropriate to share it now with apple season … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Dip

Recipe I have put this recipe in my column before but it’s worth publishing again. Friends made it for my Birthday party this summer, and we couldn’t eat it fast enough. It’s beyond simple to make with only 4 ingredients, … Continue reading

Saucy Zucchini

Recipe In keeping with my zucchini theme this month, my mother in law has shared a favourite zucchini recipe with me. It’s a creamy, flavourful, side dish that is a great way to use up some of those larger sized … Continue reading