Category Sweets

Rice Two Ways

Rice is a staple in many households. There is much discussion over whether brown or white is better, so I leave it to your taste. My preference is brown. Long grain rice tends to want to maintain individuality. Short grain rice tends to want to stick together. Sticky rice really is sticky, and great for […]

Cinnamon-Cranberry Muffins

As much as I love home-made cranberry sauce, sometimes there is still some left a couple of days after “The Feast”. True, I used some in turkey sandwiches, some topping my breakfast oatmeal, and some stirred into yogurt for dessert. However, last night I -still- had a lot left, so… Cinnamon-Cranberry Muffins Pre-heat the oven […]

Cream Scones from Lynne

Decadent with cream and spicing, these scones could brighten up a grey day! These are from Lynne, a cook extraordinare. Enjoy! LYNNE’S GLAZED LEMON (GINGER) CREAM SCONES (adapted from Food and Wine) SCONES: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour (I used 1 ¼ cups Nutri-flour, with bran, plus 1 cup unbleached all-purpose) ¼ cup granulated sugar […]

Easy Basic Muffins

Sometimes I just want a simple muffin, not too sweet, without a lot of bells and whistles, and a teeny bit healthier than what is commercially sold. This is based on an old recipe that has been my favorite for decades, and I keep coming back to it. Standard Muffins makes 12 medium muffins pre-heat […]

Easy Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce is so very easy, I am amazed people still buy the canned. Making your own also gives you options in terms of level of sweetness and in different flavors. Cranberry Sauce ingredients: 1 cup (200 g) sugar 1 cup (250 ml) water 3 cups (12 oz bag or 300-360 gm bag) fresh or […]