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Faerie Mile Hile Lemon Pie

All Natural Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie

All Natural Pie –  No Colours or Chemicals When I was a little girl we would go fishing and stop on the way home for dinner.  The restaurant had mile high pies of all kinds.  I thought they were amazing,  Mom always said, ” No big deal just add more meringue”.  Leanna remembered that.  This is Lemon Meringue Pie recipe is made with real lemons, no tartrazine, or chemical flavours in this pie.  I am…

faerie blueberry pie

Lemon Blueberry Chiffon Pie

I read Herman out a long list of desserts that I  plan on making for the blog and eventual Pie Festival.   When I asked him to choose lemon chiffon pie was his choice.  I hope you love it as much as he does. One of the pleasures of being “experienced” not old experienced I said, is that you have a few hints to share.  I am going to provide a couple of tidbits in…

Faeries cookie

Two Tone Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am a cookie monster,  they are by far my favorite treat.  I much prefer my cookies thick and chewy to thin and crispy.  This is my old tried and true recipe for chocolate chip cookies, I had some white chocolate chunks in the cupboard so I made the cookies two toned. 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1…

Faerie lime banana loaf

Banana Lime Coconut Bread

Whenever one of the horses win at Northlands Park I send goodies with Herman to share with the grooms.    I never met anyone who disliked banana bread, like apple pie its a safe staple recipe. Here’s the recipe. Loaves Prepare pans, preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 3 bananas (1 1/2 cups) tsp vanilla Mix butter and sugar in large bowl until incorporated, add eggs, mixing well.  Add vanilla.  Mash bananas…

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Ladybug cupcakes

I have no idea the last time I watched Sesame Street, but the Ladybug’s Picnic has been playing in my head.  With that in mind I am going to make some lady bug picnic cupcakes.   Lemon Cupcakes 2 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tsp lemon zest (1 lemon rind) ½ cup butter 1 ¼ cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup milk Preheat oven to 350. Prepare…

Home made raspberry cordial … like Grama use to make

Every summer my grandparents let me come visit.  I never wanted to return home, I treasured every day with Grama and Grampa. My grandparents lived in the lower mainland of British Columbia where the vegetation is always thick, lush and green.  My grandmother had two freezers full of homemade freezing and baking.  My grandmother was my craft queen; she crocheted bedspreads, sewed without patterns, quilted, knitted, crocheted, embroidered, she even knew how to do tatting. …

faerie hummingbird cake

Hummingbird Cake in a Jar

Hummingbird Cake a Classic Southern Recipe As we are a family of two most of the time, instead of dealing with preserving a whole cake, I layered the cake into 8 mason jars and froze it in single portions. I admit rather large single portionsbut Herman’s not complaining.   Cake Recipe Preheat oven to 350.  Prepare 13 by 9 inch pan with butter and flour, set aside. To make the cake: In large bowl add…