Roasted Carrots with Bacon & Onions

Inspired by this recipe. Ingredients  4 strips of bacon I small onion 1 pound carrots Salt Pepper Method Heat oven to 425 degrees. Wash or peel carrots and cut into sticks about 3 inches long and then quartered, set aside. Chop onion and set aside. Fry bacon until almost crisp, remove from pan and crumble.…

Cherry Grunt

Nova Scotia has had an ABUNDANCE of cherries this year! We get ours in our Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) through Taproot Farms and they are the sweetest, juiciest cherries I have had. I have eaten all of them as snacks this summer. But if you have some and you aren’t going to get them all…

Raspberry Coconut Swirls

Biscuit Dough 2 cups flour 1tsp soda 2 tsp each baking powder/cream of tartar ¼ shortening ¾ to 1 cup of milk ¼ cup butter or margarine 1 cup of raspberries, fresh or frozen 1 cup brown sugar (my husband has a really sweet tooth, you could use half the sugar) ½ – ¾ cup…

Carrot & Zucchini Tots

The inspiration for these came from SkinnyTaste and her recipe for Zucchini Tots. Ingredients 1 cup grated carrot 1 cup grated zucchini 2 large eggs ½ medium onion, diced ½ cup crumbled goat cheese ½ cup crushed crackers (I used a seasoned multi-grain) Salt and pepper to taste Cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 400.…

Carrot Cake Scones

• 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour • 4 ¼ teaspoons baking powder • ¼ teaspoon salt • 1 tablespoon sugar • ½ teaspoon cinnamon • ½ teaspoon ginger • ½ teaspoon nutmeg • 1/2 cup shortening • I medium carrot, finely grated • 3/4 cup milk Mix dry ingredients together with a fork, cut in…

Leek & Potato Soup

I ham bone Olive oil 2 leeks, sliced thinly 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced Celery salt Pepper I used the leftover bone from our Easter ham; it had been refrigerated, so I was able to scrape the fat off it before I put it in the pot. If you are making this soup immediately…