Last Minute Dessert Addition to Your Holiday Menu

~Have you finished your menu for the Spring Holiday yet??  Wait, wait! I have something to share.  Maple, yes, of course.  Maple! Pie! Many years ago, I had an aunt who became Ms. Maple with a pie recipe at the … Continue reading

Our Ancestry and Tourtiere-French Canadian Meat Pies

  When it comes to New England ancestry, Jeff and I have it covered from North to South.  My ancestors all came from Canada around the turn of the century.  I have traced my roots back to France on all sides … Continue reading

A Fall Aroma: Baking Bread

Nothing better than a fall aroma! When the leaves turn and start to fall, and there is a chill in the air, I want to spend more time in the kitchen. Where nothing is better than the fall aroma of … Continue reading

“Crapeaux” or Maple Dumplings for the Non-Quebequois

Every spring the air around rural New England fills with the aroma of sweet Maple Dumpling deliciousness.  Similarly, when brandy is aged in it’s oak barrels, it gives off an aroma which the French monks called la part des anges – … Continue reading