You’ll Want To Spread This On Everything: Fruit Butter! 🍎

Today we are going to look at fruit butters! Some of you may have heard of it but others who have never heard of it could be confused. Fruit as a butter? What is that? Fruit butters are its lesser known than its cousins jam and jelly, but it's steadily gaining popularity, especially in the …

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Squash Muffins and Tea

Unable to work squash into a recent article on using seasonal produce in herbal infusions, I decided to make squash muffins to pair with tea. The recipe (makes 12 muffins): ½ pound butternut squash (peeled, seeded, and cubed) 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon …

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Tea and Teff-Date Muffins, Gluten-free for You and Me

Fall has arrived. Yes, it comes a little later in the deep South, and we get so little of the glorious fall color, but there are now crisp mornings and soft evenings, with clear blue sky in between and a whisper of gold and red on the falling crepe myrtle leaves. The cooling temperatures bring …

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Tea and Gluten-Free Muffins

I decided mid-morning to give lessons in enjoying teatime to my three-year-old grandson. I had found no advice to aid me in this endeavor—I did actually look around on the web. But all of the tea blogs I read spoke of the glories of adults sharing tea, or the quiet contemplative moments over tea, or …

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