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Pumpkin Scones

By Judy Larkin | November 20, 2018 |
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This month’s recipe is for pumpkin scones with a caramel drizzle.  This scone is a good spicy, sweet treat in the morning with a hearty breakfast tea or as an after-dinner dessert. Many people think of pumpkins as little more than a Halloween decoration or a Thanksgiving pie filling. It’s time to rethink this plump,…

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How To Store Tea

By Judy Larkin | November 4, 2018 |
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If you are buying expensive teas and not storing them properly …. You are wasting your money. Teas that are vacuum-packed or in sealed tins have a life of about two years. Once opened, it should be stored in an opaque, air-tight container and kept in a dry, dark place as light and heat will interfere…

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How To Make Scotch Eggs

By Judy Larkin | October 21, 2018 |
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Fortnum & Masons, the famous London department store, claims to have invented Scotch eggs. In the 1730s, Fortnum’s had to create foods to suit its wealthy customers, whose far-flung country estates could only be reached by long-distance coach rides. Portable snacks were in demand, so Fortnum’s came up with a number of ideas, including wrapping…

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Millionaire’s Shortbread From Hunny Bee Vintage

By Judy Larkin | October 21, 2018 |
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Judging from the rave reviews of the customers of Hunny Bee Vintage in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, this has to be their favorite dessert.  Former policeman from Glasgow, Scotland, and now baker extraordinaire, Alan Condie was very kind enough to share his recipe with us. (The clue to the richness of this recipe is in the name.)  https://www.facebook.com/HunnyBeeVintageLowestoft/…

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