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Lisa’s Cracked Wheat Brown Bread

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The beauty of this recipe is that it requires just one rising so as far as yeast breads go it’s fairly speedy. There is nothing like the smell of homemade bread baking. Although I grew up in a home full of fresh baking, homemade bread was always a treat, especially […]

 
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Wholesome Blueberry Wheat Germ Muffins

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 Wholesome Blueberry Wheat Germ Muffins have a nutty sweetness and a lovely light texture. It wasn’t until I had children of my own that I understood the value of being inventive with school lunches. In elementary school we walked home at noon but in junior high we often stayed at school […]

 
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Overnight French Toast For Holiday Breakfasts

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Overnight French Toast gets lovely and puffy baked in the oven and this cooking method beats standing at the stove dipping and flipping for the whole family. When I was little, the Christmas buzz in our house began with Advent and the appearance of the Sears Wish Book. I have […]

 
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Currant Fruit Buns and John Brock’s life long piggy bank

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Currant fruit buns: an old fashioned scone that’s mildly sweet and flakey. The recipe came from Gourmet Magazine sometime around 1976. It caught mom’s eye because she was hosting an English-style tea for some elderly neighbours and little currant buns fit the theme. That was the year we moved into […]

 
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Blueberry Spelt Muffins Recipe

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This is the blueberry muffin recipe that I grew up with. It’s a classic muffin, not too sweet and not complicated. If you want to jazz it up a bit add a little lemon zest to the batter and sour your milk with lemon juice rather than vinegar.  Blueberry Spelt […]