Category Archives: Breakfast

Jazzberry Ram aka Raspberry Jam

Raspberry Jam on sconeWe don’t have many raspberries bushes in our yard but I usually get enough berries to make a couple batches of jam from the berries that are not gobbled up while picking. Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pancakes

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The melty butter, the soaked-in maple syrup. These buttery buttermilk pancakes are posted in honour of the Calgary Stampede, in its 101 year. Continue reading

Irish Boxty Potato Cakes with Rosemary and Chives

Irish Boxty

Green is sure easy on the eyes. My grandmother Frankie said this many years ago when we were standing above a kitchen sink window admiring the young spring buds on the trees. Continue reading

Cheddar Buttermilk Quick Bread

Cheddar Buttermilk breadGot buttermik? After making this Cheddar Buttermilk Quick Bread, this question won’t be in my vocabulary anymore. Buttermilk will be a regular staple. I like adding it to baking and its creamy tang brings a richness to this bread.

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Lemon Ginger Marmalade

Lemon Ginger MarmaladeI do so much canning in the summer and fall and enjoy reaping the rewards of my hard work that I start to miss it again by January, Continue reading

Waffles and White Sauce

waffles with white sauceMy sister-in-law made these waffles for Christmas brunch, using a recipe from The Mennonite Treasury of Recipes cookbook. Continue reading

Spiced Banana White Chocolate Muffins


Look at these big puffy bad boys. The only time the term muffin top is OK is when it’s on muffins. I really like my muffin tops big, so I pile the batter into the muffin tins. The white chocolate chips give these muffins a decadent flavour. Continue reading