Be careful what you wish for…

My mother used to warn me when I was a child that I should be careful what I wished for because it might not turn out the way I wanted. I’ve recently had one of those moments. When we bought the farmhouse we specifically requested that the sellers leave the 6-burner commercial range in the…

Spelt Scones

I’m having one more tea party before we move to the farm and that means we must have scones. This time I’m making them using spelt flour. Spelt is an ancient form of wheat which isn’t artificially manipulated like modern wheat. For some who have problems with the protein in modern wheat, spelt is a…

Fall Spice Muffins. Yum.

What is it about Fall that makes seemingly sane people go all crazy for Pumpkin Spice everything?  I will admit that there are times when I succumb to the siren song of that iconic flavor, but sometimes just plain spice is even better.  At least in my opinion. I recently found and made this recipe…

I don’t buy cupcake liners any more….

… because I found out how easy it is to make my own liners!  I followed the directions that I found here.  (I’ve since found may other websites that show this same technique, but this is the one I saw first.) I have found that most of the baking that I do these days involves…

Old Recipes have weird measurements….

I found this on Facebook and I knew that I needed to share it. Have you ever looked through an old cookbook and wondered what some of those measurements were? I know I have! Here’s a cute graphic that might help with some of those odd ones.   D.