Orange & Carrot Breakfast Muffin

HOT FROM THE OVEN MUFFIN   I love muffins of any kind even at breakfast and they are so easy to make that if you have kids you can get them involved with the process.   If you are one of those people who makes their morning stop off at Tim Horton’s for a coffee and a muffin, you don’t need to. It’s not only lighter on the wallet if you make your coffee at home but any of the muffins they offer are so easy to make in your own kitchen. With a few ingredients you can make a mountain of muffins that just tumble into you mouth at any time of day or night. Today I am going to share with you the basic muffin mix that I always use for making the various muffins that come out of this kitchen. After I have the basic muffin mix ready all I do is add in my delicious ingredients. You can add blueberries, chocolate chips, raisins, oats, coconut, cranberries, whatever you fancy. You guys all know me well enough by now and know that I always mix things up a little and experiment a lot. I also like to […]

Homemade Carrot Marmalade

A Traditional Marmalade With A Carrot Twist   Marmalade sandwiches anyone? Well this year has been a huge success in our household with canning and I really, really got into the swing of it to my surprise. I have done some canning before but not to the extent of nearly filling an entire pantry full of goodies to last til next year.   Free food offerings   People were coming out of everywhere offering me free, yes free fruit and veg because they couldn’t keep up with how much their garden was producing. I know Mr.CBB says he gives away crab apples because the tree on his property is overflowing every year and they hate to see the apples rot. There’s not a year that’s gone by that we haven’t given most or all the apples away or used them to make our own crab apple jelly or apple butter – CBB Now you tell me who’s not going to say yes please to free fruits and vegetables if someone were to hand you a basket full of nutritious foods. I know I would struggle to say no because I enjoy being in the kitchen as it’s a passion of […]