Breads and Loaves

Strawberry Scones

Strawberry Scones

I have fallen in love with scones over the past few months! I don’t know why I did not make them much before, but recently, I have discovered not only how easy they are to prepare, but they taste incredible and are perfect for breakfast. I have made them a couple times so when the kids come home from school …

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Cheddar Jalapeno Mini Scones

A quick scan through my website and you will discover that one of my favourite flavour combinations is jalapeño peppers and cheddar cheese. I have used them in many different dishes. They go so well together and I just love spicy food, so jalapeño peppers are a big WIN for me. Lately, I have discovered how amazing scones are and …

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Skillet Cornbread with Bacon Cheddar and Green Onions

The other day I made some Sausage Gravy with Buttermilk Biscuits and it totally got me to craving some good ol’ comfort food. I was in the mood for some cornbread and decided to get creative adding a bunch of stuff to the batter. I love cornbread, but have had it too many times where the bread is dry and super crumbly. This …

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Chocolate Chip Scones

There are some mornings when I want something more fancy than our standard breakfast. In our home, we are cereal and toast people for breakfast. Once in a while, we mix it up with English muffins or oatmeal, but on the whole, breakfast is pretty simple. I think it is because we view breakfast as a time to quickly have …

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Raisin Scones

Ahhhh, scones! They are one of my favourite things to eat alongside a cup of coffee. These buttery and flaky baked delights just melt in your mouth. Anything freshly baked will win me over but these scones, coming right out of the oven are completely amazing. Scones are also surprisingly simple to make. They can be whipped up and thrown in …

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Raspberry Lemon Loaf

The other day, my family went berry picking. I have been strawberry picking plenty of times, but I had never gone raspberry picking. We went to a place called Millar Berry Farms, near London. Living in Toronto, it was nice to spend some time out on a farm. It was a beautiful day and the kids were very excited to …

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Italian Cheese and Parsley Bread

Fresh baked bread is the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of homemade soup, stew or chili. Sometimes, though, there is just not enough time to make bread at home. Using yeast, and the dough rise, can take a while. So, this ‘no-yeast’ bread recipe is the perfect solution for a time crunched day. Baking soda is used instead and the …

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Cheese and Onion Bread

During the cold months, we love to have soup, chili and stews. To go along with a nice hot bowl of soup or stew, I like to make biscuits or different types of bread. Sometimes, I do not have the time to make a traditional bread with yeast. In those days, I make a quick cheese bread like the kind …

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Zucchini Bread

One of my neighbors has an amazing garden and over the past week, she has brought over some fresh produce right out of the garden. One of the things she gave us was a nice zucchini. My favorite things to do with fresh zucchini is to make zucchini loaf. I love the sweet bread with the hint of spice from …

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Buttermilk Biscuits

Every time I make a batch of buttermilk biscuits, the family hovers around the kitchen. The moment I pull them out of the oven, they are all there, like vultures wanting them while the biscuits are still warm. I can’t blame them though because buttermilk biscuits are best hot and freshly baked. Spread some butter and jam on them while …

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