Pumpkin and Chocolate Chips

“It’s pumpkin season everything!” This quote was posted on social media by my nephew several years ago. His reference to pumpkin season was followed by a fun list of all the fun pumpkin foods on the market this time of year. It made me laugh because it’s so true! Once fall begins, we are inundatedContinue reading “Pumpkin and Chocolate Chips”

Anise & Apricots

This artisan apricot sourdough bread developed by Sophie MacKenzie is delightfully sweet yet has no sugar! I particularly enjoyed the unique subtle anise flavor created by adding anise seeds. Twice made, this recipe turned out to be fantastic sandwich bread or incredibly delicious sliced for snacking. Any sourdough bread baker would find this bread superContinue reading “Anise & Apricots”

Grandma’s Lavender Cookies

“Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy.” – from ‘The Painting of Mrs. Ravensbrook’ by Laura Chouette Lavender may be delicate, but its fragrance is intense! My backyard garden has a burgeoning Munstead Lavender plant with deep purple flowers. They were so abundant this season that I was able to create a beautiful lavenderContinue reading “Grandma’s Lavender Cookies”