At Walking Iron Bed and Breakfast, a delightful Victorian inn in Mazomanie, Wisconsin, memorable muffins were served each morning while we were there on a cross-country driving trip. Innkeeper Karisa Friske generously shared the recipe and helpful hints about how to prepare the batter ahead of time.
In our recent travels in Maine and Canada’s Maritime Provinces we were greeted by larger-than-life reminders of one of their common popular products.
It’s blueberry season here, too, and what is in the markets is not only very tasty but often quite reasonably priced. We have them frequently in a first-course fruit salad and at least a few times during the summer in a terrific sour cream cake.
This recipe, adapted from Tish Boyle’s THE CAKE BOOK, was recommended by a member of my Bay Area Bakers Dozen group and has been a favorite in our house from the first time I made it. Continue reading
Now that apple season is beginning, it’s a good time to stock up at the market and make some applesauce. I think it’s a great idea to prepare applesauce by roasting because the flavor is concentrated. And it couldn’t be easier! Continue reading