Cherry Grunt/Cobbler/Shortcake

I-2 pints of cherries, pitted and sliced 3 tablespoons sugar 1 tsp almond flavouring if desired Pit and roughly chop the berries, place in an 8×8 or 9×9 baking pan. Sprinkle them with sugar and almond flavouring if using. Allow them to sit for 1-2 hours, till the juices come out. Biscuits Preheat oven to…

Summer Vegetable & Fruit Salad

This is great when you have a variety of vegetables/fruit in the fridge but it is too hot to think about cooking them. This is what I used: 1 small summer cabbage ½ large apple 2 carrots 1 small onion 1 small head broccoli ½ cup dried cranberries or raisins 2 slices bacon 1. Fry…

Words Matter!

A few years back, at the annual meeting of Maritime Conference, there was an Open Space Technology session one afternoon. For those of you who don’t know what that was, and I hadn’t heard of before either, it is a way of meeting without an initial agenda, the agenda is created by whomever is present.…

Disposable Counter Covers

Seriously! When did wiping a counter after using it become too much work? I bake regularly. I make a mess, (ask my husband!) regularly. I wet a cloth and wipe it up! When did it become easier to cut down trees, process them into paper, ship it to stores, take it home, put it on the…

You’ve Got Big Shoes to Fill!

Those were the words that someone said to me at the good-bye reception for the minister at the church where I will start in September. The minister and I are good friends as well as colleagues; she is delighted that I accepted the Intentional Interim Ministry position and invited me to be part of her…