Posts Tagged ‘baking’

The Beauty of Blood Oranges




In Canada we get excited when local fruit comes into season. Early spring is rhubarb season, then as the days get longer and warmer more fruits and vegetables take front and centre stage. But when it comes to imported and tropical fruits, it seems we tend to take them for granted; you can always get an orange, they seem to be the same year round. But of course there are growing seasons for oranges too, and the best time of the year for Blood oranges is right now, from January to May. Continue »

Rhubarb Cream Pie




It is no secret that we here at Fiesta Farms have a thing for rhubarb. For many, spring means fiddleheads and ramps, little robin red-breasts and daffodils. But for the rest of us, it’s rhubarb. And though we enjoy it in a multitude of ways,  nothing beats a good old-fashioned rhubarb pie.

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Molasses: Cookies & A History Lesson

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A few weeks ago we wrote about our ardent affection for Molasses Candy Kisses, and since then we can’t get molasses out of our mind. It really is a wonderful thing, this sweet dark treacle from the West Indies, and it has an interesting Canadian connection as well. Continue »

We Are Freeeezing! Warm Up In The Kitchen




This freezing cold winter is showing no signs of letting up. Even with the heat cranked there’s still a persistent chill that seeps in and I want to crush it. I want total heat through and through and the best way to do this – besides immersing myself in a hot tub – is to get in the kitchen and start baking. First step, turn on the oven, preheat it to 425, then go and grab your computer or smart phone and check out some of these heart and soul warming recipes that will be enjoyed by everyone in your house. Continue »

Cranberry Lemon Muffins



This recipe is just the thing to make during the Thanksgiving long weekend. Because while we wait in anticipation for the ultimate turkey dinner we need something to snack on don’t we? Since cranberries are everywhere right now here’s a recipe that lets them shine. The glaze makes these muffins super moist and lemony. Continue »