March in New England is a fickle beast. Temperatures in the 60's with sunshine one week and 18 inches of wet, heavy snow the next, (great book reading weather!) I just finished a great little novel by Jenna Woginrich. The $4.99 ebook is called Birchthorn. It's suspenseful with great characters and plot twists. There's a scene in it where… Continue reading Potato Soup with Milk and Honey Bread
October is upon us, which means pumpkin. We collect our ingredients in the sun strewn kitchen on this beautiful Sunday morning. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all spice speckled flour is incorporated into creamed butter and sugar. Alternate with pumpkin puree until mixture is smooth and orange in color. Chopped walnuts and a healthy dose of… Continue reading Pumpkin Walnut Loaf with Chocolate Chips
"I want a lemon dessert". That's all I need to hear and I'm off searching for the perfect lemony treat. My search produced this lemon raspberry treasure. I wanted to use my new doughnut pan but it turns out that this batter is just too delicate for doughnuts. I used the rest of the batter… Continue reading Lemon Raspberry cake or loaf or muffins…
Lemons are high in ascorbic acid and vitamin C. The uses for a lemon are seemingly infinate. used in drinks, like lemonade the prevention of scurvy used in marinades a great tenderizer used in short term preservation marmalades as a garnish aromatherapy (enhances mood) has antibacterial compounds used in many cleaning products deoderizer insecticide powering small digital… Continue reading When life gives you lemons, make a loaf.