Bread Pudding

Typically, April brings thoughts of Spring, but in ND it can just as easily be snow-shoe weather, as is the case this year. So, today turned out to be a good day to bake a cozy winter dessert- bread pudding. I had some leftover hot cross buns that I used for this recipe. I always…
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Lady Baltimore Cake

I have been looking at this recipe for many years. I mistakenly assumed that it followed the Lord Baltimore cake. It turns out that was just sexism on my part. “Lady Baltimore” cake appears to be the original star, and the Lord Baltimore is a variation of that. They are both delicious cakes, and both…
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Plum Dumplings

This plum dumpling recipe piqued my interest when I ran across it in the Bagg Farm cookbook. The Bagg Farm was a bonanza farm near Mooreton, ND and the cookbook includes many of the recipes that were used there as well as contributions from area cooks. I put off making them because the instructions were…
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