Just a few minutes ago, I opened the fridge and took out a container of left over, steel-cut oatmeal. I’d made a batch the other day; it is my favourite dead-of-winter breakfast. Stomach grumbling, I spooned out a congealed glop, added a spoonful of honey, and poured a bit of milk over. After three minutes… Continue reading Steel cut oats in the crock pot for breakfast
We spent some time staying with Mr. C’s parents when we were in Whitehorse a couple of weeks ago and they have a bread making machine. I was instantly bitten by the “gotta have it” bug. You know the one…that bug that tells you you need this, that or the other thing? I know you… Continue reading I don’t need a bread maker – I AM a bread maker!
Today is one of those honest, old-fashioned lazy days. The kind we always wish we could have. The kind we imagine we used to have, back in the good old days, whenever those were. Of course, we can’t actually remember any specific lazy Sundays. But they must have existed, right? Because we remember them. Maybe… Continue reading Slow Stitching Sunday
I love oatmeal for breakfast. But not just any oatmeal…I love steel cut oats cooked overnight in my crock pot. Everybody seems to call these by a different name. I call them steel-cut oats. I’ve also heard them called Irish oats, or groats. Here’s what they look like: Here’s the box they came in: They… Continue reading The Best Ever Oatmeal: a crock pot breakfast
It’s Autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere, and that means Apples! My neighbour down the road has a lovely little orchard full of spartan apples and I picked three boxes! They are out in the cool of my garage, just waiting for me to cook with them. I stumbled upon this apple cake recipe and… Continue reading Apple Betty Coffee Cake
Susan over at Canadian Abroad posted this cake recipe the other day and I just had to give it a try. First you make the batter and swirl in the filling. Then you bake it. When it comes out of the oven, you pour on the glaze. Then you quickly cut it in half and… Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Cake