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…

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…

Friday Five – Snow Days!

Over at RevGalBlogPals is Friday Five time and the question today is: If you were stuck in your home for three days due to snow, what are five things you would do? Depends on whether or not I have I have power! If I have power, Do some work, if it is a regular work…

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…

Friday Five – They Say It’s Your Birthday!

Over at RevGalBlogPals, the questions this week are all about birthdays! 1) Are you a cake or pie person? What type do you savor on your big day? Definitely a cake person. Devil’s Food Cake.  2) Growing up, did you have a favorite “birthday meal?” How about now? I don’t remember a favourite birthday meal growing up.…

10 Things I Learned About Baking and Ministry

I learned how to bake by using this cookbook. I still do most of my baking from it. They are tried and true recipes that never fail. As you can see from this picture, this cookbook has been well used, in fact, I have lost some of the pages, but since my mother and all three…