Dark Chocolate Ginger Muffins (Gluten Free)

Going through my pantry the other day, I was looking at several bins with a half-cup of this and that. As I wrote my list for the next shopping trip, I thought about that little bit of candied ginger, and it’s neighbouring bin of dark chocolate pieces. Our mom’s favourite candy of all time was…

Cranberry Oatmeal Muffins

When our dear neighbour died many years ago, his daughters asked us to have a look and see if there was anything in the barn that we would be able to use. They’d rather us have it to use on our adjacent property, than selling it in bits and pieces to others. Our cows had…

Sweet & Sour Mustard Sauce

When you go to the trouble to bake a ham, do it justice by making this lovely mustard sauce to go alongside.

Coffee ~ Gingerbread Squares

I’m working on a menu for an upcoming three-day catering job, and my mind is full of all sorts of different baking for this group. Besides their three meals a day, we keep a fresh fruit, baking & beverage counter stocked for them all weekend. Muffins, cookies, coffee cakes, and then always something yummy mid-afternoon,…

Brown Butter Icing

A slightly nutty flavoured icing which is an excellent topping for banana cake, spice cake, and other family favourites.