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Gingerbread cut out cookie recipe for holiday decorating

My mom has an amazing collection of cookie cutters, both old and new. Most are from long before I was born, some had been my grandmothers, and a few are newer designs that I bought her as gifts. I always loved the cookie cutter drawer in our kitchen. I associated it with the bes read more

Soft and chewy chocolate molasses cookie recipe

My aunt used to keep her chocolate chips locked high in a cupboard and she carried the key in her apron. She had seven boys so sweet things just weren’t safe in her house. The thought used to make me laugh, in a “Can you imagine?” sort of way.   And now I have two read more
sweet molasses barbecue sauce

Sweet Molasses Barbecue Sauce

Sweet Molasses Barbecue Sauce ¾ cup brown sugar ¾ cup ketchup (or up to 1 cup) ¼ cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/3 cup Grandma Fancy Molasses 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce 2 tsp. dry mustard 2 tsp. paprika ½ tsp. smoked paprika ½ to 1 tsp. black pepp read more

Pumpkin spice bread with molasses and ginger

    My mom would sometimes put cloves, ginger and cinnamon in a little pot of water on the stove and simmer it all afternoon, sending the smell of gingerbread throughout the house. It was often a way to get rid of other cooking smells but there is something about th read more
chocolate stout gingerbread cake

Guinness Chocolate Gingerbread Cake for your Valentine

Are you in search of a Valentine’s dessert that doesn’t star chocolate? A Valentine’s dessert that will wow, without being over the top? Me too. Or at least I was, until I stumbled across this Guinness Chocolate Gingerbread Cake. It has just the right amount o read more

These low calorie bran muffins actually taste good

1960's diet food - real food thats full of good stuff My mom clipped this recipe out of a magazine back in 1965. It caught her eye because each muffin has only 50 calories. (That would be for a 1960’s-sized muffin, not the three-muffins-in-one-sized-muffins that are so popul read more
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Sweet Cornbread Cake

Make sweet cornbread cake your new summer dessert. If you’re a fan of cornbread you know that it has a natural, wholesome sweetness. Slathered with butter and a little jam or eaten plain alongside soup it’s the only bread I know that can travel from breakfast to dinne read more

Guinness gingerbread cupcakes with Baily’s glaze

For as long as I can remember we had candied ginger in our house. It was a favourite of my mom’s so was always in the cupboard alongside the candied peel, cherries and angelica. As a child I thought its dry sugary coating made it seem like some sort of exotic candy from long a read more