A Piece of Cake

Last week I found some sour cream in my fridge that needed to be used (don't worry, it was still edible!) so I hunted down a tasty recipe. I found this recipe for Sour Cream Coffee Cake in a cookbook my mom gave me for my birthday 12 years ago - the Purves Country Kitchen... Continue Reading →

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Beets and Carrots: A Tasty Pink Combination

Nothing beats fresh veggies from the garden. And this summer I found myself missing the delicious produce from my mom's garden. So I was very excited and thankful when a friend shared her family's garden produce with me. She gave me a huge bag full of potatoes, carrots, beets and beans. I was looking for... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Lemon Bundt Cake

Are you looking for an easy but delicious recipe to share with others? I recommend this lemon bundt cake. If you love lemon, you're going to love this recipe. It has a tangy lemon flavour and is super moist. Enjoy! Lemon Bundt Cake 1 pkg lemon cake mix 1 pkg lemon instant pudding mix 4... Continue Reading →

A Sunday Treat

While many families go out for lunch after church on Sundays, my family often goes home and makes a delicious lunch of Belgian waffles. This is a nice change from the sandwiches, meat and potatoes etc. that we've been eating all week. But what makes these waffles even tastier is the white sauce that is served with them. Basically it's... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Caramelitas

In honour of Halloween and sweet treats, today I'm sharing a sinfully delicious recipe called Caramelitas. The combination of chocolate and caramel is oh-so-good! Make sure you have a mug of coffee or tall glass of milk to go with this. Happy Halloween! Caramelitas Melt together in the microwave or on the stove: 46 caramels... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Cowboy Cookies

Looking for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe? Try these tasty Cowboy Cookies. This recipe is a farm neighbor's and is featured in the Purves Country Kitchen cookbook. We prefer our chocolate chip cookies flat and chewy and I've perfected this recipe so they turn out just right. In order to get them that way I use Pampered Chef stoneware... Continue Reading →

Relishing homemade relish

Yesterday was my mom's birthday. My mom is an outstanding farm wife and mother. She knows her way around the kitchen. There are many foods that she is known for making very well. One of these is her homemade relish. So today I've decided to share her relish recipe with you and show you the step-by-step process. She and I... Continue Reading →

Following tried and true recipes

Well-used cookbooks can be found in the kitchens of most farm women. Communities, churches and schools often use cookbooks as a fundraiser. These cookbooks are home to appealing appetizers, delectable desserts and everything in between. And you can tell the difference between a good and bad cookbook. The really good ones have been put through... Continue Reading →

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