Glazed Sugar Cookies with Cardamom & Nutmeg

Delightfully decorated sugar cookies are a lovely way to say thank-you (my way of saying thank-you to my large-event clients), a thoughtful gift (just because), or to celebrate a special event.  These cookies let me be artistic, and are delicious to boot.

Lemon Curd

We have chickens.  Chickens lay eggs.  Sometimes we seem to have more eggs than we know what to do with.  But that’s never really the case.  Most people say yes when offered a dozen farm fresh, free-range eggs from happy hens. Lemon curd is a multi-purpose filling-spread that uses up eggs.  It makes a lovely…

Baking Powder Biscuits

A warm biscuit or two complements a bowl of soup perfectly.  This recipe can easily be doubled.  They really only keep for about 24 hours, so if you’re not going to eat them all, don’t make extra!  For this recipe, I made a cheese version.

Pumpkin Cardamom Bread

A basket of freshly made bread on a table seems to tell people that you care.  Whether it’s a wedding or a mid-day family dinner, it is always appreciated. Over the years, I’ve tweaked several different bread recipes, so that I can bake them efficiently, with consistent results.  This bread has a fine crumb, and…

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins with Streusel Topping

Even though muffins are a bit of a treat, there’s no reason that they shouldn’t give you something more.  After a morning of moving hay, raking leaves or walking the dog, an easy edible boost is often required!  These are filled with fibre and nutrition, so eat one, enjoy it and let it be.