Lemon Cornmeal Cookies

I have been experimenting with combining lemon and cornmeal. I have an excellent lemon cornmeal cake recipe, that has yet to make an appearance on this blog, but since then, I’ve been looking for a cookie matchup for this combination. In my latest attempt, I’ve crafted a lemon and cornmeal spin off of a snickerdoodle….

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon poppyseed muffins are a personal favorite mine. Not only are they bright and cheerful both in color and flavor, their light fluffy texture melts in your mouth and gives your dreary morning routine a delightful boost. Recipe makes 6 large or a dozen regular sized muffins. Ingredients: 3/4 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter (melted)…

Lemon & Rose Marmalade

Here’s a special June treat – Lemon & Rose Marmalade made from fresh rose petals that I harvested while at the beach. When I have time in August, I enjoy harvesting wild rose hips (also known as beach plums) and making Rose Hip Jelly. It has been a few years since I’ve had the time…

Hot Cross Buns

I have been eyeballing hot cross bun recipes for years.  Every Easter I’d briefly consider baking them before settling on a “simpler” and “less time consuming” Easter bread.  This year, seeing as time was not an issue, I was determined to give these a try, and I’m glad I did.  They turned out to be…