Traditionally this is the weekend that most Canadians and Scots look forward to: Victoria Day, celebrating the birthday of Queen Victoria. She was born on May 24, 1819. She reigned for 63 years. May 24th marks her official birthday, but the holiday falls on the last Monday … [Read more...] about Scots and Canadians Ease into Summer with Victoria Day Holiday
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The US and Canada celebrated Labor Day this week. Another long weekend in an unprecedented year dealing with Covid-19. The long weekend still does mark the unofficial end of Summer, and normally a time when children return to school, but this year has flipped all that on its … [Read more...] about Can you Serve Angel Food Cake After Labor Day?
Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer and the last day of freedom for many children who are back to school. As adults we feel the loss of carefree days by the lake basked in sunshine. The days will be soon be getting shorter and cooler for us in the Northern … [Read more...] about Labor Day Marks the Unofficial End of Summer
Forget crumbs, embrace the sponge. When I started experimenting with yoghurt and applesauce in place of butter and oil, I discovered the texture of the cakes changed from crumbly cake to a nice moist sponge. It makes snack transportation much easier, provides a great base for … [Read more...] about Lovely Low-fat Lavender Tea Cakes
Bridge rolls are a variation of french brioche rolls, which means there is egg in the dough. They are shaped into logs before baking which make them perfect hand held sandwiches stuffed with your favorite fillings. The exact origin is not exactly known but appeared around WWI … [Read more...] about Melt in your Mouth Bridge Rolls