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Oatmeal Date Squares Recipe

Perfect Date Squares Recipe, Date Bar Recipe

I like this date bar recipe of my mom’s better than the bakery’s. I’ve tweaked it to my own taste… Perfect Date Bar Recipe (Date Squares): using real butter…

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Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe

Great Grandmas Molasses Crumples – Chewy Ginger Cookie Recipe

Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe. Remarkably similar to Starbuck’s big chewy moist Ginger Cookies with a bit of a zing. This recipe is considered an heirloom in my friend Julie’s family for generations… Great Grandmas Molasses Crumples – Chewy Ginger Cookie Recipe:

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Rustic Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe – Can use with bread machine

My sister lives on an organic farm, in which they grow spelt, this is her recipe…

awesome with a nice thick potato leek soup on a rainy day.
Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe:

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vanilla pudding recipe with bananas

Easy Homemade Vanilla Pudding Recipe – Banana Optional

This is great when just when you think you have “nothing in the house” and voila! Pudding! Perfect recipe when unexpected company drops by…

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Tea biscuit recipe

Homemade English Tea Biscuit Recipe

If you miss those old fashioned tea biscuits nicely puffed bits of warm fluffy delight with some jam or maple syrup then this is for you … similar to Tim Horton’s if using white flour and real butter… (we do have a wheat & dairy free version too)

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Raspberry Freeze Frozen Dessert Recipe

Raspberry Freeze Frozen Dessert Recipe

A summer frozen dessert designed for company as it serves 15! Won’t go back to the icecream cake after having this scrumptious mousse style frozen square. Can be made ahead of time and frozen, using either fresh or frozen raspberries. It looks upscale, without all the fuss.

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How to Cook Asparagus - Recipe

How to Cook Asparagus – Recipe

How to cook asparagus?

Here is an ultra easy way: Bake it!

Easy Baked Asparagus Recipe:

ingredients: asparagus & butter (salt for later)

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No-Roll Easy Pastry (pat in) Pie Crust Recipe makes 1 shell

No-Roll Easy Pastry (pat in) Pie Crust Recipe makes 1 shell

This is great for when you only need to do 1 pie, and don’t want to roll or make a mess. If company drops by, or even just for the family, this is a tasty flaky easy pie crust. A great crust recipe for fresh strawberry pie, especially well for lemon meringue, coconut cream pie […]

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Tasty Old Fashioned Oat and Honey Bran Muffins Recipe

Tasty Old Fashioned Oat and Honey Bran Muffins Recipe

Every time my mother would mention bran muffins, I’d roll my eyes… until one day she made a believer out of me with this great bran muffin recipe:

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Homemade Pound Cake Recipes

This is a very moist pound cake recipe. My mother, Edythe, has been making this for more than 30 years. Since this is a real butter pound cake recipe – there’s an art to the order of ingredients & the mixing (ie: sifting the flour). Mrs. McCallum’s name is mentioned on the original recipe card. […]

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Shake n Bake Recipe Style Oven Fried Chicken

Fake Shake’n Bake (clone) ~ baked chicken drumstick recipe

Coating for baked chicken drumstick recipe and simple boneless skinless chicken breast recipes:

Great with fish! Those non-fish eaters will be converted! See notes section for details…baked fish recipe…

Make your own…

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pumpkin pie recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This is my mom’s Pumpkin Pie Filling recipe.

She’s used the same one for as long as I can remember. I’m sure she’s tried others, but always came back to this simple, easy and definitely flavourful one. My dad, being the ultimate connoisseur of pumpkin pie (once cutting the whole pie in 4 and himself and each son-in-law having a quarter a piece) likes this one the best.

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Life Recipes

Soft Morning Kisses {a nature abstract of life}

Soft Morning Kisses By Sylvia Fox Bevan What a beautiful thing it is to see the auburn sun come up and kiss the tender little greenhouse plants, as if to say “good morning my darlings” and they respond by reaching their delicate little leaves up in hopes of getting a hug from the one who […]

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Boiled Raisin Cake Recipe Spice Old Fashioned

Ravishing Raisin Cake Recipe

Mom says “she hasn’t met a man yet, who doesn’t absolutely love this raisin cake”

So ladies, if you haven’t yet snagged your catch, or looking to spice up the one you have… this could be for you.

This is the recipe we use, it’s been requested, so we’ve added it to the blog… we would consider this to be an intermediate to advanced baker recipe.

Ravishing Raisin Cake 325°F 1hr 15min (1hr 1/2)

Adapted from Schmecks – by Edythe Fox & Sylvia Bevan
Mennonite Recipe – adapted:
2 ½ cups raisins
2 ¼ cups boiling water

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