Sharyn Thompson

Hot Cross Buns for Good Friday – Recipe by Sharyn Thompson

Hot Cross Buns for Good Friday – Recipe by Sharyn Thompson

I don’t know how far back in history you find hot cross buns being made for Good Friday, but at our house, I bake a batch each year. They symbolize with their white cross baked on top of each bun, Jesus Christ dying on the cross to save us. You can’t find a love any […]

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Good Old Meatloaf with a Twist! Column by Sharyn Thompson

Meatloaf is not a very fancy dish, but you sure can make it tasty. I love it just made, served with a fluffy mound of mashed potatoes. Leftovers can be sliced and either fried crispy on both sides or made into a delicious sandwich. I tried a new recipe this past Sunday making my meatloaf […]

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A Wee Bit of Ireland – Corned Beef with Cabbage and Irish Soda Bread

My Nanny was from County Cork in Ireland and I’m proud to have her Irish heritage. For all of my life, I have worn something green to honour St. Patrick on his Feast Day. I have two Irish recipes for you this week. May, one of my customers, gave me her recipe for Corned Beef […]

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IT’S NEARLY TIME FOR MAPLE SYRUP

After a very long, cold winter, I delight in the knowledge that spring is just around the corner. With this comes a new batch of freshly made local maple syrup. I always serve it over our pancakes. It is the key ingredient in my butter tarts, sugar pie, creme brulee, salad dressings and baked beans. […]

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A ‘NOT TOO SWEET’ OATMEAL COOKIE

Ask Gary or my girls, I’m a pushover for an oatmeal cookie. Plain, with whole grains, coconut, raisins or dates; I love them all! This new recipe I tried is a good recipe. It’s not too sweet, allowing the nuttiness and flavour of the oats to shine out. The recipe made 5- 3/4 dozen. Great […]

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