Bakery Style Molasses Crinkle Cookies

  Bakery Style Molasses Crinkle Cookies Makes 20-22 cookies ½ cup butter ⅓ cup sugar ¼ cup (packed) dark brown sugar ⅓ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses 1 egg 2 cups flour, spooned in 2 tsp. baking soda 1½ tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ginger ½ t read more

A better bran muffin recipe

  Who doesn’t love a good bran muffin? That’s a bit of a joke -- I know loads of people who won’t go near them. I’m convinced it’s because there are too many flavourless, leaden bran muffins out there. Commercial muffins are the worst. (Have you noticed that wh read more

Pork chops with sauteed apples and molasses cider glaze

We’re thick into apple season and every weekend I have a new bushel on my counter to use up. I love them for snacking, apple sauce and baking but once and a while I remember that apples are lovely in main dish meals too. This recipe is loosely based on a recipe I came across read more

Boston Brown Bread muffins recipe

  These are not bran muffins I happen to be a fan of bran muffins but my husband is not. He devours all things healthy but turns his nose up at bran muffins – finds them too dense. Leave dark coloured muffins on the counter cooling and he’ll assume that they’re b read more
Julie's rhubarb barbecue sauce

Julie’s rhubarb barbecue sauce

I still have a bit of rhubarb in the fridge and plan to raid a friend’s patch on the weekend so I’ll have some in the freezer. When it’s snowing in February I like to make summer pies and pretend… In the meantime I’m enjoying using up lots of fresh rhubarb and sett read more
gluten free fudgy brownies

Gluten Free Fudgy Molasses Brownies

These have been called the perfect brownie. "Fudgy and still a little cake like," is how they were described. We all have our definition of " perfect" when it comes to brownies but I understand the praise. I want a brownie to be fudgy but I don't want it to have that "uncoo read more