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Buttermilk Biscuits – a Southern Breakfast Staple

No trip to Roanoke, Virginia is complete without a stop at the famous Roanoker Restaurant, dubbed ‘the home of good food since 1941’. Their menu is filled with Southern classics including homestyle buttermilk biscuits, sausage gravy, fried apples, ham with … Continue reading

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Corn Flour Biscuits with Maple Butter

One of the first things I learned to bake as a child was baking powder biscuits. They remain a favourite to this day; I love them hot out of the oven, slathered with butter and jam. When I spied a … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Wow – hard to believe it’s 2015. I hope everyone had a joyous and fulfilling holiday season; much of mine was happily spent in the kitchen, feeding really great people. Plus we played games, watched movies and drank wine. It … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Bread

This lovely loaf has become one of my family’s favourites. It retains its freshness for many days on the counter and is delicious for sandwiches or toasted. The buttermilk gives it a unique flavour and the balance of whole wheat … Continue reading

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Crispy Baked Buttermilk-Brined Chicken

There’s something so delicious about fried chicken – it’s no wonder many people find it irresistible. Unfortunately, it’s also a real pain to make. Deep frying is messy at best, dangerous at worst, and we all know we’re supposed to … Continue reading

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Date Square Muffins

For centuries, dates have been a prized fruit in many different cultures and cuisines, thanks to their amazing flavour and nutrition. Providing a great energy source and packed with fibre, antioxidants, potassium and loads of other essential nutrients including calcium … Continue reading

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Jalapeño and Chive Cornbread

My mother made cornbread often when I was growing up, although she called it johnnycake. I think she served it because it’s an inexpensive yet tasty way to fill up a large, hungry family. I still love cornbread for many … Continue reading

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