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…

Rhubarb Muffins

Having been the baker for too many events to count, I have learnt what people are happy to see offered at a breakfast buffet.  If you have 250 people to serve, the buffet will need to have significant variety of loaves, cinnamon buns, muffins, coffee cakes, and scones.  Usually I would do about 5 varieties…

Cappuccino Muffins

Farmers Markets are a mainstay in most rural communities.  The variety of product is amazing.  Thetis has had markets for the past 12 or so years, moving between the marinas, and change with the artisans and producers that attend them.  Our community hall is going to play host to Summer Community Fairs this year.  The…

Blueberry-Lemon Muffins

When we were first married, and living in a 40’ trailer on 50 acres of land, I had to cope with a very limited kitchen.  Funny, but it was that limited space and equipment that taught me to make do, creating foods by hand, with a tiny propane stove, during daylight hours, as we lit…