Category Archives: Baking

Southern Style Buttermilk Biscuits

We’ve had a few winter vacations in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Keith loved the biscuits that we had down there. He found frozen buttermilk biscuits at Sam’s Club, and would often cook a few of those to enjoy with … Continue reading

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Flaky Mushroom and Gruyere Tarts

We got this recipe from the magazine Real Simple. We tried it last night and really enjoyed it. A light enjoyable vegetarian dinner. It is one we will be adding to our favourites. Ingredients 1 sheet of puff pastry thawed … Continue reading

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Corn Muffins

These muffins are a little sweeter than regular corn bread. They taste great with a big bowl of spicy chili, and are really easy to make. If you have muffins left after the main course, eat them for dessert, with … Continue reading

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Quick Coffee Cake

This coffee cake recipe is an old family favorite, and tastes best when it’s still warm from the oven. My 2-year-old granddaughter helped make this cake, the last time we had it, and you can see a picture of the … Continue reading

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Corn Oil Tea Muffins

In the comments for the Minute Magic Tea Biscuits recipe, Shirley asked if I had the Tea Muffins recipe, from the same St. Lawrence Corn Oil cookbook. Good new, Shirley — I found the recipe, and here it is. There … Continue reading

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St. Lawrence Corn Oil Apple Pie

In the comments for the Minute Magic Pastry recipe, Jackie asked for the apple pie recipe, from the same Cooking with oil cookbook. Fortunately, my copy of the recipe still has all the ingredients! So, for Jackie, here is the … Continue reading

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Corn Oil Chiffon Cake

I haven’t made this cake yet, but Chris saw my Cooking With Corn Oil recipe for Minute Magic Pastry, and asked for this chiffon cake recipe, from the same cookbook. Her grandmother was looking for the Chiffon Cake recipe that … Continue reading

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