Your Favorite Cookie

Cookies come in many different sizes, shapes, textures and are made with a wide variety of ingredients. They can be hard and crunchy, hard around the edges and soft in the middle or soft and chewy. It is the ingredients used when baking a batch of cookies that determines the end result. For example using […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Cooking, Eating, Playing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healthy Swiss Chard

Chard is also known by its many common names such as Swiss chard, silverbeet, perpetual spinach, spinach beet, crab beet, bright lights, seakale beet, and mangold. My first memory of this vegetable was growing-up in New Zealand where we called it by the name silverbeet. Now living in California I know it as Swiss chard.

Chard […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Cooking, Eating|0 Comments

Let Them Eat Scones

Traditional English scones are often made plain with nothing added or they may include currants or sultanas. When made plain they are served with jam, preserves or lemon curd and whipped or clotted cream for added flavor.

When I started baking scones many years ago they were traditional English scones and either plain, with sultanas, cheese […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Cooking, Eating|0 Comments