Whole Wheat Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

For our lovely girly July 4th weekend, I knew we’d need something sweet, summery, and a little bit healthy for breakfasts. When I came across this recipe for Whole Wheat Lemon Poppy Seed Scones (which are pronounced skahns, not skohns by the way…), I knew I’d hit the jackpot. No white sugar (though brown sugar … Continue reading

Breakfast Pastries with Homemade Jam

So, now that you have a good 4 cups (at least) of strawberry rhubarb jam all to yourself after giving some away to your beloved friends and family, what do you do with it? I’d been wanting to make my own breakfast pastries (I’d call them pop tarts, but…they’re so much better and more real) … Continue reading

Homemade Marshmallows

Guys….These are perfection. Not to mention they’re super easy – sure they take a little over an hour, but most of that time is inactive where you can go and, say, watch Say Yes to the Dress with your girls Miss Em and Miss L…hypothetically…..In all stages of the game, though, be prepared to get … Continue reading

Quest for the Perfect Scottish Oatcakes

Growing up with a Scottish mother, I became addicted to certain foods that are hard to find in the US (or that aren’t the typical way or eating them in the US),  i.e. English breakfast tea, weak, with milk and sugar, margarine and marmite, and OATCAKES! I was craving them recently and didn’t feel like … Continue reading

Pumpkin Puree & Curried Pumpkin Seeds

Make your own pumpkin puree. Seriously. It’s cheap and extremely useful and you can store it forever in the freezer! As you’re scooping out the guts of your pumpkin, save the seeds to roast. We’ve perfect a recipe for Garam Masala Pumpkin Seeds – they are delicious and a healthy snack! Read on for the … Continue reading

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