My mother used to buy oatmeal cookies that came in small plastic packages for lunch. They were OK but dry and kind of bland. However, they bring fond memories. I had to try and make a version that was reminiscent of my childhood but had better texture and taste. Continue reading OFG Oatmeal Cookies
When you first start cooking you just want good food and you follow recipes that have been tested. However, as you become more proficient, you want to make recipes that suit your tastes. These cookies are an example of that. I like molasses, raisins, nuts and oatmeal in my cookies. I like them chewy and moist. Welcome to Old Fat Guy Cookies. Continue reading Old Fat Guy Cookies
If you have been following this blog, you know I like molasses in my cookies. I also like oatmeal raisin cookies. I found this recipe on the Betty Crocker recipe site and had to give it a try because it has both. Continue reading Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Sometimes I think our mountain home has properties similar to the Bermuda Triangle. The only difference is that ships and planes disappear in the Bermuda Triangle. Here, cookies disappear. Continue reading Molasses Oatmeal Cookies, Crosby’s Molasses
Have you ever had pancakes at one of those chain restaurants. They are made from a highly leavened batter with lots of sugar so they get that great brown colour. They add extra salt to bump the flavour of the processed ingredients. They always remind me of paste. I like a pancake that is light but has some texture and taste other than sweet. Sourdough Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes have no added sugar. All the sweet comes from the blueberries. There is no salt, the flavour comes from the sourdough. Continue reading Sourdough Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes
She Who Must Be Obeyed makes great shortbread. She always has. This year she tried a new recipe from Robin Hood. It is a winner.
The recipe is at:
These have the melt in the mouth texture of shortbread with the chew of a New Brunswick Oatcake. I love them. She Who Must Be Obeyed is complaining because she has just made the third batch of them. Apparently, I am eating them too quickly. Sigh, she is likely right this time.
I will continue to obey the missus just to get her to make these every year.
The Old Fat Guy