We have pulled the tomato plants out and let as many of the green ones ripen inside as are going to get there. That leaves us with lots of green tomatoes and indicates the time to make another batch of Green Tomato Mincemeat. Continue reading Green Tomato Mincemeat
My buddy bought a house with a small cherry tree last year and was coming to dinner. He invited me to pick the cherries. It must be time for Cherry Cobbler.
My buddy was coming over and he likes strawberry rhubarb pie. I have to admit, I was feeling lazy (what do you expect from an old fat guy.) So, I made Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
I have been growing haskap berries for a few years now. They are a hardy berry that is tarter than blueberries but have a nice fruit taste in baking. They are already ripe even here in the mountains. So I continue to experiment with them. I varied a recipe from Rogers Flour to use haskap and here it is! Continue reading Rhubarb Haskap Cake
An Adult Easter Dessert
My mother’s favourite dessert was a plain baked custard. As a child I thought it was OK but didn’t see the big deal. It wasn’t incredibly sweet like most desserts. As I’ve aged, I am getting my mother’s point. The heavily sugared desserts are very nice but a creamy less sweet dessert just seems better. Enter Grand Marnier Custard Pie.
She Who Must Be Obeyed found this recipe many years ago in the Reader’s Digest. It is an easy dessert we love.
We decided to have a different Christmas Dinner. She Who Must Be Obeyed and I like turkey and the fixings but it is a lot for the two of us even though we were having a friend over. Continue reading Carrot Pudding, A Traditional Ending to a Nontraditional Christmas Meal
A couple of years ago, a sapling of some kind showed up on the edge of our cultivated yard and the forested area in back. We didn’t pay much attention. Then, some nice pink blossoms showed up. This year, about twenty medium apples grew. We have an apple tree we didn’t plant. Continue reading Apple Crisp From Free Apples