This hearty, protein packed, comforting soup is made with dried yellow split peas, flavorful ham and fresh vegetables. It’s easy to make and perfect for the cold weather. It was a staple of the voyager diet as they would have carried salted pork and dried peas with them from Montreal when leaving on canoe trips. … Continue reading Quebec-Style Split Pea Soup
Halfway through January, you know the weather is only going to get colder, and cold weather calls for baking. Muffins, cookies, cupcakes, breads, and cakes. Its a time to bake all your old favorites and to try new ones. This Chocolate Pear Cake is sure to become one of your all time favorites and the … Continue reading Chocolate Pear Cake
Traditionally the 12 Days of Christmas are between Christmas day and Three Kings Day (the day the wise men showed up with gifts for baby Jesus) And typically these are also the days of Winter break for most schools And these days will need filling with activities. So for each of the 12 days of … Continue reading 12 Days of Holiday Krafting
Kreative kids is all about being kreative with what you got. As many of our crafts depends on what donations we receive week to week. So we are all about adapting and using what we have on hand. The same goes for our baking activities. We received a donation of blueberries, in the summer, after … Continue reading Fruit Crisp
Pumpkins always make a wonderful dessert. This Pumpkin cake is especially delicious and the best part is most of the ingredients are pantry staples. Dry IngredientsWet Ingredients•1 ½ cups all-purpose flour •1 cup granulated white sugar •2 tsp ground cinnamon •1 tsp baking soda •1 tsp baking powder •1/2 tsp salt• 1/3 cup oil • … Continue reading Mmmmm Pumpkin . . .