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Muffins and Scones

Bacon Cheddar Scones with Maple Syrup

Bacon Cheddar Scones with Maple Syrup

Every once in a while, I come across something I’ve torn from the food section of our local paper.  I’m thinking this wouldn’t be possible if I hadn’t shoved it into one of my cookbooks — the one most relevant to what I’d torn out.  […]

Zucchini Carrot Muffins and Healthy School Lunches

Zucchini Carrot Muffins and Healthy School Lunches

Mention “school lunch” and I’ll immediately picture canned peas — those not even close to resembling fresh, bright green peas, but little greyish, squishy orbs of awfulness that rarely left the Melmac tray they were plopped into by the school lunch lady.  No, they, like […]

Blueberry Lemon Scones

Blueberry Lemon Scones

This past Christmas, my husband’s sister had the idea to surprise their parents with a trip to England.  For as long as I’ve known my dear father-in-law, he’s wanted to travel there, so it took little effort to consider cashing in our points, and settling […]

Raspberry Heart Scones

Raspberry Heart Scones

It’s Saturday morning after a busy week and the slightest hint of Fall is in the air, taunting me.  Condensation dots the leaves of the plants on the patio outside the kitchen window and the occasional web of a familiar orange garden spider wafts lazily […]

Pistachio Cranberry Coconut Muffins

Pistachio Cranberry Coconut Muffins

My mother lives in a senior community.  Whatever stereotypes you may conjure up when seeing that particular label, my mother doesn’t fit any of them.  Quite a few of the other residents fit the bill, however.  One of the great features of living in this […]