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

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Wild Mushroom Risotto

This is such a busy time at the farm! As soon as we had the vegetable garden in, it was time to trim the lilacs, top dress the perennial beds and start mowing the pastures. The farmer next to us … 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

Fresh Rosemary and Olive Bread

Fresh Rosemary and Olive Bread

I didn’t realise how often I bake bread until I started writing this blog. It’s interesting when you actually start recording what you are baking or cooking and how often. By all account, Ralph and I should weigh a ton each … Continue reading

Brown Bread and Butter…cups

Brown Bread and Butter…cups

I found a recipe this week for oatmeal Brown Bread in a calendar for King’s Landing Historical Settlement. Since our farm is around the same vintage, I thought I would give it a go. The recipe is delicious but, if … Continue reading