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Sunshine in a Jar

Berries go into preserves, tomatoes into sauce, right? That’s what I always thought until I found my grandmother Hanna’s recipe for Yellow Tomato Preserves. 334 more words


Individual Blackberry Cobblers

Blackberry cobbler is – HANDS DOWN – my favourite summer dessert. As soon as I spotted the world’s largest blackberries for sale at my local farmer’s market this week, I knew cobbler was in my near future.  260 more words


Food Talk Friday: Mac & Cheese

Stud Muffin and I both grew up on packaged macaroni cheese from the blue box. And contrary to what you may think, we both love it. 168 more words

Food Talk Friday

[review and recipe] Fannie in the Kitchen by Deborah Hopkinson and Nancy Carpenter

Several years ago, Anamaria at Books Together tipped me off to this charming picture book about Fannie Farmer by Deborah Hopkinson and Nancy Carpenter. Happy to say I’m… 1,403 more words

Book Reviews (all Genres)

Time for spring-rhubarb pie

I think this has to be my all-time favorite pie. I like strawberry rhubarb just as much, but this time I wanted plain rhubarb. Rhubarb is a spring fruit. 500 more words

Cooking And Baking


The origins of the brownie are somewhat mysterious and controversial. Chicago’s Palmer House Hotel, cookbook author Fannie Farmer, and an unknown housewife in Bangor, Maine, all have some claim on its creation. 1,217 more words

Food History

Fanny Farmer Fans the Flames with Cook Book

Fannie Farmer born on this date in 1857. Her book, Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, became a hugely popular cook book and remains one of the best known cooking references.

Publishing History