Monthly Archives: April 2011

Apr 27

Blackberry Muffins with Coconut Oil

By Sharon | Recipes

In trying to cut the amount of butter in my diet I have started using coconut oil in recipes such as muffins. Coconut oil has many health benefits since the fat in coconut is different than the fat in other oils. Along with the benefits being discovered in using virgin coconut oil using it in […]

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Apr 24

Poached Pears in Cranberry Sauce

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

I can’t remember ever having a poached pear and this was a recipe for Junior Masterchef Australia. They looked so delicious as Nicholas and I were watching the show. Since we’re working on teaching my grandson to cook I thought this would be a great recipe to work on with him. It teaches him some […]

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Apr 20

Pecan Ginger Cookies

By Sharon | Recipes

I wanted to make a praline cheesecake for party we were going to so started to search the web for a good recipe. I found quite a few recipes I was happy with but they either used a graham cracker crust or a crust made with gingersnaps.  Both added pecans. So, I headed to the […]

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Apr 17

Ginger Scones

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

Warm Ginger Scones with Lemon Curd are the best thing with a hot cup of tea or coffee first thing in the morning or for an afternoon break. I think the English and Scottish do it right with afternoon teas.  And when you get their clotted cream and really thick jams it is so delicious.  […]

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