The smell of cookies baking in the oven is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face. Fill your ‘nest’ with chocolate or berry flavours, or maybe both! The whole process from preparing to eating cookies is a joyful time and one that should be experienced by families together at home.
Yield: About 27 cookies Preparation Time: About 30 minutes Baking Time:About 15 – 20 minutes
Cornbread, warm from the oven, is a tasty treat. Serve alongside chili, soup or a glass of milk. If you don’t have buttermilk, no worries. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to milk, stir and let sit for 15 minutes.
Yield: One 20cm (8″) square pan or cast iron skillet Preparation time: About 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 – 25 minutes
Here in BC we grow wonderful apples and in the fall they are at their best. A buckle is an easy home-style cake that has been made since pioneer times and uses ingredients found in many kitchens. The fruit you use can vary to use what is in season, so experiment to find your favourite.
Yield: One 20cm (8″) square cake Preparation Time: About 25 minutes Baking Time: About 30 – 35 minutes
Making pita is a wonderful thing. The feel of cool flour then sticky dough on your hands; the energy and repetition required for kneading the dough; the miracle of watching yeast raise the dough; the yeasty smell in the kitchen; and finally watching pita quickly puff up in the oven before your eyes. This Greek bread is a feast for your senses.
Yield: 12 pita bread Preparation Time: About 2 hours 15 minutes (including rising and resting times) Baking Time: 3minutes @ 245 C (475 F)