Category Archives: Baked Goods

How To Make A Summer Fruit Pie

summer fruit pie

I am usually a purest when it comes to summer fruit pies, jams and such. One fruit and one fruit only! But in an effort to try new things and never miss out on something delicious. I tried mixing the remaining blackberries, blueberries and peaches I had leftover after a weekend of canning. And it was so good! So good in fact, I might just have been (somewhat) converted into a multiple fruit kind of gal, because I have been thinking about this pie ever since I made it!

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Easy And Delicious Baking Powder Biscuits

golden baking powder biscuits on a tray

I grew up with baking powder biscuits as a staple, as did a lot of families. They are rather perfect for any time of day. Baking powder biscuits are equally good slathered in butter and jam, with tea or coffee, as they are accompanying a large pot of soup on a cold night.

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Giant Pull Apart Gingerbread Man

giant pull apart gingerbread man

A pull apart gingerbread man is great for little hands. This handsome dude is much less fussy than tiny details and especially ideal for younger kids who need a parent’s assistance. But he’s equally great for families looking for a cool weather, single household yummy project! So much quicker and simpler to make one big ‘cookie’ than many smaller ones.

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Delicious Ginger Spiced Blueberry Pie

close up of cooked blueberry pie

Blueberry pie is nothing new and a rather easy fruit pie at that. No peeling or dicing of fruit. Just a quick rinse and sort through of the berries. But I like to kick it up a notch and amplify the flavours by adding freshly grated ginger! It’s my ‘secret’ or unexpected ingredient I insist on adding to blueberry pie that is not in most recipes and makes all the difference!

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Fish Bowl Themed Marshmallow Pops

dipped marshmallow pops

As easy kids treats go, it doesn’t get much easier or popular as marshmallow pops. These simple treats are a hit with kids and are very little hands friendly for assembling.

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How To Get Churros And Crullers (From One dough)

crullers and churros

It occurred on me in my last donut making spree, that I could make churros and honey crullers simultaneously. Because basically both crullers and churros begin with a choux pastry. And what’s better than making one deep fried treat?! Making two.

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My Mother-in-Law’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and then are oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. I can’t really tell you why this particular recipe of somewhat conventional ingredients is so fantastic. But it is a really, really good cookie!

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Camera Sugar Cookies

CAMERA cookie

As a photographer and avid Instagrammer I am surprised it actually took me so long to come up with an excuse to have camera sugar cookies in my life. I was long overdue to come up with a camera inspired cookie! These little cuties made their debut at a photography show of my work. I figured that making friends with cookies, and cute cookies at that, could hardly go wrong!

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Cake Mixes: How To Easily Doctor Any Cake Mix

doctored cake mixes

I find nearly any boxed cake mix, from any brand, can be greatly improved with just a few simple tricks or substitutions. Many a fun, decorated cake has begun with a mix. With just a few simple substitutions and a mix can taste infinitely better!

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