Simple Cheese Tart I’m taking a class online that you might like to know about especially if you are interested in historical recipes, menus, customs and the like. The course is A History of Royal Food and Feasting presented by the University of Reading in Berkshire, U.K. I have already finished week one, learned a few interesting tidbits, really […]
Cornbread Gluten-Free/Gluten-Full Everyone likes cornbread…well maybe not everyone but I sure do, especially hot out of the oven and served with melting butter on top. I used to make it regularly for suppers when my family was young but as my household got older and smaller, and I became an empty nester, I made it far less often. […]
A VERY EASY “ANY” KIND OF FRUIT PIE When I looked in my chest freezer today there were partial bags of sour pie cherries, raspberries, blueberries all from last year’s (2013) harvest. I like to pick and freeze when I can from u-pics, farm-stands, and my own little garden. Having a surplus of pie pans […]
My Favorite Measuring Cup I’ve written about my teacup before…the one that was given to me by my very first baking mentor, Sadie. No doubt she would never have imagined that this little cup would have lasted over 50 years and become a favorite, if not indispensable part of my baking equipment.
A Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie When I lived at the post-and-beam house, I had a huge garden that included four separate 4 x 24 beds of my favorite Shuksan strawberries. They made the best Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie. And, they provided hundreds of pounds of berries for my family each June. We ate a lot of them out of hand, […]