Bea Stump’s Ginger Cookies

It truly feels like fall today, with the temperature down low, and the leaves finally giving us colour.  We’ve been picking apples as each type ripens, and over the past few days have been sorting the bins readying them for storage.  With a quick brushing to remove any hiding insects, we then divide them into eating, cooking,…

Lemonade Concentrate

What’s summer without Lemonade? This is the easiest way to have the drink of hot sunny days, or of lazy afternoons with a book in the shade. I’ve been using Naturally Imperfect Lemons from Superstore. You get about 13-15 lemons for about $6. It makes about 5 cups of concentrate, which when mixed at 1:3…

Yum Sauce

This is so simple, and so yummy.  Great on broccoli, rice, chicken, pork, and I’m guessing would be fabulous with a rice bowl. 

Pão de Queijo ~ Brazilian Cheese Bread

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I’ve posted a new recipe.  My apologies to all, but life is what it is, and this year has been busy with taking the lead on the planning for the expansion of our community hall. Although my focus was originally to make sure that the kitchen would be…

Chicken Soup with Chickpeas & Za’atar

It’s October, while we still haven’t turned on the furnace, there’s definitely a chill in the air, and it feels great to wear a sweater.  My sister came over to play cards last night, actually we needed to practice as we’re having a card night with friends later this week, and we haven’t played since…