Ginger Creams

by Heather Harris Brady I’ve never an actual copy of Farm Journal magazine, but I LOVE their cookbooks and whenever I find them in antique stores I buy them. This recipe is based on one from their Homemade Cookies cookbook, and if you can imagine a Lofthouse molasses cookie this would be it. They are…

Lebkuchen (Gingerbread Cookies)

by Heather Harris Brady These cookies have been on my “to-do” baking list for a long time, for many reasons. My grandmother’s family left Bavaria for this country in 1752, and I like to think of my Shaull ancestors having these cookies at the holidays. Also, they’re so interesting from the standpoint of culinary history….

Lemon Ginger Cake with Saskatoon Berries

by Heather Harris Brady Saskatoon berries are native to the north-northwestern part of the US and Canada, but they are starting to find their way across other temperate areas of the country. Our first u-pick farm opened about three years ago. Saskatoon berries are also called serviceberries, pigeon berries and western juneberries. A major ingredient…

Fresh Ginger Carrot Muffins

by Heather Harris-Brady Sorry I missed the weekend’s post kids, we have a computer virus issue going on! It’s a sad fact that my life has reached the point where eating cake everyday has progressed from merely ill-advised to a very Bad Idea. In light of that condition, I have to trick myself with other…

Gingerbread Thins

Okay, we’re going to kick it into high-gear here ’cause time’s a wastin’! These gingerbread thins are VERY similar to the ones you can find in the blue Swedish tins. They are super spicy with a nice snap and very crunchy, just the thing for a cup of tea and a great gift for those…