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

Blackberry Pie is ‘blue-tooth’ worthy

Blackberry Pie is ‘blue-tooth’ worthy

I have never baked a blackberry pie. I was always told blackberries were too seedy! One of the most wonderful things about my farm is the abundance of both wild and cultivated berries. I have wild strawberries, blackberries and blueberries and cultivated … 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

Lemon Drowned Cod and Fraises des Bois

Lemon Drowned Cod and Fraises des Bois

Whenever my family is together we, literally, move from one meal to the next. It’s not a conscious thing. We just love to cook and eat together! Being at the farm has only heightened our passion. Canada Day weekend was no exception. … Continue reading

Apple Tarts and Daisies

Apple Tarts and Daisies

So it’s is Friday night and Ralph just left for Moncton, to catch the 6 am flight to Vegas for a national sales meeting. Kaitie is visiting her best friend in London…yes England. Meaghan and Theo just bought their first home … 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