DEVOUR AND DIVINE : Blackstrap Gingerbread Cups

BLACKSTRAP GINGERBREAD CUPS, makes 5 doz mini, 2 doz regular muffins In a bowl combine : 3 T Blackstrap molasses 4 T Lyle’s Golden Syrup (can buy from specialty food stores or Amazon) 1 c dark brown sugar 1/4c + 1T finely minced fresh ginger Preheat oven to 400ยบ. In a large bowl sift together…

Grown-Up Fruit Punch

This is turned out to be so much more than I expected. Not sure what else to say about it except to describe the occasion of its making. First note : It’s completely up to you if you add alcohol – it doesn’t suffer with or without it. I forgot the seltzer, and didn’t notice,…

Ratatouille Polenta Pie

Make use of fresh herbs if you have them, but this can also be made in the middle of winter when you are starving for the summer sun. For this reason, I used dried herbs. The recipe can be made in three stages and with different choices (eggs optional). This is a “choose-your-own-adventure” meal. RATATOUILLE…