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Garlic Butter Biscuits – perfect with everything from hearty chili or fried chicken to indulgent steak dinners. They make the base of excellent breakfast sandwiches too! Garlic Butter Biscuits Garlic Butter Biscuits are just the thing your garlic loving soul has been waiting for. I am a completely unrepentant fan of garlic and have been for many, many years....

What looks like an old fashioneddeep dish apple crumble pie, actually uses a new method which treats all 3 components separately to achieve pie perfection. Deep Dish Apple Crumble Pie To my way of thinking, if you’re going to make an apple pie, make it a deep dish apple pie…after all, its all about the apples and more is always better! ๐Ÿ˜‰ One of the...

Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf Cake – with lemon glaze! This tender cake gets added moistness from a quick cooked glaze that gets brushed on while the cake is still hot. You won’t find a more lemony version than this. Years ago when I first started baking on my own, I used to make a Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf Cake by making additions of lemon zest and poppy seeds to...

Honey Oat Bran Bread – a delicious home-made bread lightly sweetened with honey and with the wholesome flavour of oats; makes a terrific sandwich loaf. Honey Oat Bran Bread This Honey Oat Bran bread is a recipe I’ve been tweaking for a while. I do like whole grain breads but they can tend to be a bit mealy and dry in some cases. I was looking to make...

Newfoundland Raisin Bread – a traditional sweet bread made in Newfoundland families for generations. It’s delicious fresh or toasted or turned into French toast with a drizzle of molasses.  Newfoundland Raisin Bread. Newfoundland Raisin Bread will conjure up many happy childhood memories for those reading this with any connection to this province....

Orange Raisin Scones with Orange Glaze – tender English style scones infused with orange flavour and packed with raisins before being topped with a sweet but tangy orange glaze. Orange Rasin Scones This version of raisin scones really does remind me of growing up here in Newfoundland. Raisin tea buns were a specialty of many bakers in my extended family but...

How to make Clotted Cream for the Perfect Cream Tea – it takes very little effort and really just time to make thick, rich, velvety cream perfect for slathering on fresh scones with your favourite jam. How to make Clotted Cream for the Perfect Cream Tea One of the purist of pleasures there can be is thick, rich dairy cream and clotted cream just has to be the...

Homemade Philly Cheesesteak, a near perfect version of this famous sandwich that you can make at home, on the closest thing to an authentic cheesesteak roll I’ve ever tried. Homemade Philly Cheesesteak Everything you ever read about Philly cheesesteak sandwiches says that the only real cheesesteaks are to be found in Philadelphia itself. I’m not going...

Best Newfoundland Christmas Cake Recipes – a collection of some favourite recipes from my childhood and some new twists on tried and true traditional fruitcake. I come form a long tradition of great bakers in my family and have sampled literally hundreds of different cherry cakes, apricot cakes, pineapple fruitcake, peach fruitcake, dark fruitcake and more...

Butter Tart Muffins – a deliciously caramel-y flavoured brunch muffin with the added sweetness of raisins and the crunch of nuts too if you prefer.ย  Butter Tart Muffins These butter tart muffins are fantastic served warm with your weekend brunch. The recipe takes the components of the filling for butter tarts and uses that as the liquid base for a muffin...