Author: Fire Girls

Chocolate Chip Muffins adapted from Little Sweet Baker These are great muffins. They come out nice and tall as well as deliciously light and fluffy. They’re a great breakfast addition or a pretty tasty snack with your coffee. Ingredients ½ cup melted butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 tbsp vanilla 2 ½…

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(adapted from jensfavoritecookies.com) Don’t judge us. These particular cookies were a special request from an exceptional friend of ours. There was no way we could say no. It was really hard for us to alter good oatmeal cookies by adding raisins. Seriously raisins, not chocolate…this was a challenge! A good exercise reminding us of the…

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Halloween wouldn’t be Halloween without a plethora of sweet treats to munch on. With that in mind, we have been busy with some of our friends creating piles of spooky snacks that would scare the pants off anyone. Warning, these are not for the faint of heart… The brownie coffin is deadly and delicious. Any…

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Spooky and delicious! These are great Halloween cookies to make. You can use absolutely any cookie dough you like paired with any colour. This time around we adapted a chocolate chip cookie recipe we like from Annie Eats.   Ingredients ¾ cup butter 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup white sugar 2 tsp vanilla 1 egg…

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As Moms, we want to impart a lot of lessons on our kids: be responsible, use your manners, look both ways before you cross the street and, for Pete’s sake, stop picking your nose! One of the harder lessons to impart is the art of being thankful for what you have. Every kid has a buddy with…

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Fall Leaf Cookies (adapted from The Pioneer Woman) William Cullen Bryant says, “Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.” How can you not agree with that? The colours that fall brings are spectacular, so in celebration of the season we decided to make some fall leaf cookies. And just to be clear, there is absolutely no zucchini…

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There are a variety of opinions on using zucchini in baking. There seems to be two camps; some people are really opposed while others just can’t wait for the fall zucchini harvest. Three guesses as to which side of the fence we sit on… zucchini cake, muffins, cookies (yes cookies) and bread is, in our…

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This is a really simple, low maintenance cake that also happens to be delicious. Who doesn’t like crumb cake? It’s the perfect dessert for coffee with new friends or catching up with old friends. You really can’t go wrong here and chances are you have all the ingredients already. For the Cake: 2 ½ cups…

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Lemon Poppyseed Muffins (adapted from www.theparsleythief.com) A delicious, bright pick me up perfect for breakfast, coffee, lunch, an afternoon snack, dinner, dessert… really any time of day. The last time we made these muffins we were very fortunate. Why? Well because we had a helper who was an absolute ray of sunshine. Way  brighter than…

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On July 18th we had the great opportunity of picking a Home for Dinner date. How fortunate are we? As usual we had no problem finding volunteers to help us cook. The trouble came with the menu… We had come up with our ‘dream menu’ but it was just a titch outside our budget. We…

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