Gingerbread houses…a family tradition

Have you ever noticed that gingerbread houses disappear bit by bit, a corner here, a shingle there.  Or maybe a spearmint bush or a paving “stone” on the front walk gone mysteriously one by one? And as carefully as the elegant home is built, someone comes along with a hammer right after Christmas and smashes it!  Or at…

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Christmas Orders

Email your order to Available Flavours for Cheer Bags, Sable Snacks and Gift Boxes: Traditional, French Vanilla, Double Chocolate, Lavender Gingerbread Spice, Eggnog, Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cheer Bags Six hand made, all natural, shortbread cookies (all one flavour) packed in a clear recyclable bag. $5.95 each minimum order 6 Cheer Bags Sable Snack Packs Each Sable…

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Early Adventures in Shortbread

Shortbread Making 101 I have been making shortbread cookies for as long as I can remember.  My fascination with the genre began when I was about 8 years old.  My mother never baked cookies.  All the other mothers, it seemed, baked cookies all the time, at least when they weren’t making banana bread and cupcakes.  But…

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