Pumpkin Loaf with Cranberries & Ginger

It’s the first weekend in October, raining outside, and I’ve set the thermostat for the upcoming colder weather. There’s something great about turning off the furnace in April, and equally great about turning it back on in the fall. October on Thetis usually gives us an evenly mixed bag of warm & sunny days and…

Carrot Loaf with Ginger & Walnuts

With the warm spring sun these past few days I am hoping that the interminable rains of this last January & February will be gone from my memory. Those soggy months had us out in the weather far more than usual, trying to keep our magic, flying cows at home! Long before we became the…

Banana Bread with Cinnamon Sugar

I figured that this weekend I would start the last round of lawn mowing as the grass stops growing for the year and before the ground becomes saturated with rainwater.  We have a fair bit that gets mowed, and all of it is simply native meadow grass that we’ve been cutting for years.  Unfortunately it…