Boxed Carrot Cake But Better

Home made cakes are always a hit, and there’s a trick to making a box cake look homemade. I wanted to do a quick carrot cake, so I added raisins, rum, and some homemade cream cheese frosting. I hope you like it. 1 box carrot cake1 cup water from the soaked raisins2/3 cup oil3 large…

Nova Scotia Blueberry Grunt

Maine and Nova Scotia are both home to large blueberry crops, and residents of both areas know how to turn those blueberries into pies. In Nova Scotia, they make this other dish. It’s kinda like cobbler but less sweet, has more blueberries, and is more English. I hope you like it. 4 pints of blueberries1…

Crab Deviled Eggs

I was out to dinner and this was on the menu. Now I thought their version needed some upgrades. I added some heat and some garlic. Now you get the crab and the deviled egg you know. I hope you like it. 6 hard boiled eggs1/4 cup crab meat1 tablespoon diced chives 3 tablespoons mayo1…

Lamb Heart

I love lamb and I love organ meat so I guess I could be part of a cult. That said , I grew up with wild game so organs were part of the meal. My friends at Happy Family Ranch happened to have some lamb heart so I gave it a try. I hope you…

Carrot Cake Pancakes

We are normally a waffle family, not pancake, so any pancakes I make better be special. These fit the bill. The carrot cake spices and textures take ordinary pancakes to the special place. Then the cream cheese frosting makes it extra special. Try these at your next brunch. I hope you like it. 2 cups…