holiday food!

Last week, we decided to skip town for a few days to hide in a cabin and find some peace and quiet. It has been a long prairie winter thusfar with no definite end in sight, but while we are buried under our layers in an effort to stay warm, we might as well enjoy …

C is for courgette…

…and for clear countertops 🙂 In a continued effort to clear our counters of its population of yummy veggies that have been gifted to us, I made zucchini and apple fritters for a picnic lunch with the Muffin Man.  Beside some curlicues of shrimp, they were a light and pleasant treat on an early fall …

Schmear!

My friend asked me where the muffins went – I’m getting there!  In the meantime, I have been making things to schmear on muffins.  It’s ten days to Christmas, and since buying gifts is so pre-recession, I have been puttering away in the kitchen making little jars of yummies.  I have never done any sort …