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Cookie Party!

Well, I'm finally getting around to blogging about the grand opening of the Lantzville Historical Society's new space.  As I mentioned in a previous post, I was asked to make a few different kinds of cookies from old recipes to serve... Continue Reading →

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Chocolate Sponge

Last night I finally made a dessert I've  been wanting to make since I first came across it inside my 1944 Good Housekeeping Cookbook.  It's a recipe page advertising Fry's Cocoa and Knox Gelatine.  One side has a recipe for... Continue Reading →

Browny Cake

I came across this recipe the other day when I was looking for a brownie recipe, and it's so far from what I was looking for, I thought I'd share it.  I'm not going to make it, at least not... Continue Reading →

Crumpets without Yeast

The other morning, I was in the mood to try a different crumpet recipe.  The last ones I made were fine, but I was curious how they would be using a recipe without any yeast.  When I was looking for... Continue Reading →

Nanny’s Famous Shortbread

Nanny, my paternal grandmother, was quite famous for her shortbread.  Any time butter - real butter, of course - went on sale, she'd buy up as much as she could carry.  Because, you know, butter freezes so well. But then,... Continue Reading →

Biscuits

Last night I made biscuits to have with dinner to use up some cream and some buttermilk that I had in the fridge.   I love making biscuits.  They are something I used to sometimes make as a kid when... Continue Reading →

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