New book

A lot has happened to me over the few years I have been gone from this site. I am no longer a city girl, we moved to the country….but more exciting news is……I think I am ready to bake again!!! I felt it yesterday and I feel it today for sure. With a little inspiration…

Hannah’s Strawberry muffins

Life in tiny Lake Eden, Minnesota, is usually pleasantly uneventful. Lately, though, it seems everyone has more than their fair share of drama–especially the Swensen family. With so much on her plate, Hannah Swensen can hardly find the time to think about her bakery–let alone the town’s most recent murder.  .  . I just finished…

Two sugary cookies

Molasses Crackles and Cocoa Snaps, both recipes from Joanne Fluke murder mystery book “Strawberry Shortcake Murder”. Both of these cookies – are from the same book –  (doughs) must chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator (overnight is fine too) before baking so do not preheat oven just yet. – are sugar coated -stay…