It Was A Wonderful Summer

It Was A Wonderful Summer

Early April – I picked fiddleheads in the pouring rain – they were the color of emeralds. Late April – Molly and I loved our daily walks through the woods. May – We found these tiny robin’s eggs in one … Continue reading

Savour @ St. Andrews by the Sea

Savour @ St. Andrews by the Sea

There is nothing I love better than having somebody cook for me. It matters not whether the food is edible although it is a lovely plus! The idea that someone would take time from their day to consider a menu, … Continue reading

Apricot Upside Down Cake

Apricot Upside Down Cake

Apricot Upside Down Cake makes 8″ cake preheat oven 375*F Place an eight inch cake pan over low heat to melt 1/3 cup of butter. When butter is melted, sprinkle 2/3 cup brown sugar evenly over the entire pan. Add enough … Continue reading

Strawberry Minted Shortcakes

Strawberry Minted Shortcakes

As much as I entertain, I am always panicked when I am feeding my extended family. It’s the strangest thing. I can’t think of a time when one of my relatives have ever complained about my cooking. Yet, when my family … Continue reading

Chocolate Cupcakes for Father’s Day

Chocolate Cupcakes for Father’s Day

Chocolate Cake makes 18 cupcakes preheat oven 350*F line muffin tin with paper liners 1/2 cup shortening 2 cups granulated sugar 2 extra-large eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup best quality cocoa 2 … Continue reading

Cupcakes…

Cupcakes…

I love cupcakes. A perfect little cake for one. When Meaghan first moved to Calgary, she was extremely homesick until she found a lovely little bakeshop called Crave. She was thrilled! They sell nothing but delicious cupcakes that taste “just … Continue reading

Rhubarb Cobbler and Apple Blossoms

Rhubarb Cobbler and Apple Blossoms

Life is busy on the farm. When I decorated the farmhouse last summer, I decided to forgo curtains because every view is spectacular and I couldn’t bare to cover it up. The down side to all of this eye candy is that the … Continue reading