Recipes

Double Chocolate Scones

Double Chocolate Scones

Recently I’ve had the urge to remake my recipe for Double Chocolate Scones. And not just because they’re incredibly delicious.  Perhaps some of it is that they’re made with a substantial amount of whole wheat flour. It was a happy accident that led to this […]

Homemade English Muffins

Homemade English Muffins

I love English muffins, but it had been too long since I’ve made them. When I made apple butter last fall, I decided that I had to make them again – nothing else would do.

Baked Potato and Bacon Soup

Baked Potato and Bacon Soup

I’ve been thinking about this delicious baked potato and bacon soup for a while, and I finally revisited it. I’m glad I did. It’s easy to make, while being hearty, filling, and delicious. In other words, incredibly satisfying. And it’s perfect for winter.

Steel Cut Oats with Walnuts and Pear

Steel Cut Oats with Walnuts and Pear

Today I’m writing about my favorite new healthy breakfast. I stumbled upon this combination of steel-cut oats, walnuts, and pear by accident, but I honestly can’t get enough of it now. Some days I wake up craving it. I’ve loved steel-cut oats since I first […]

Microwave Peanut Brittle

Microwave Peanut Brittle

I first found this recipe for Microwave Peanut Brittle 4 years ago, and quite honestly, it’s fantastic. Alex and I are not peanut brittle lovers, but we sneak bites of this every day until I package it up. I’ve made batches and batches of it […]

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

I make 3 or 4 batches of homemade marshmallows each year, and have been doing so for the last 7 or 8 years. I love them. A couple of these batches are always Chocolate or Chocolate Chip Marshmallows. I’ve never been a big marshmallows person […]

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

I love homemade hot chocolate, made with milk or rich cream, but sometimes it’s cold and you want something a little easier and kid-friendly (and lighter). When I do, I turn to this Hot Cocoa Mix recipe that I adapted from Alton Brown’s. What do […]

Cranberry Oat Pecan Scones (or Christmas Scones)

Cranberry Oat Pecan Scones (or Christmas Scones)

In my quest to make weekend breakfast more often this year, I’ve returned to making scones more often. This time, I decided to revisit the Cranberry Oat Pecan Scones that I made 8 years ago as my 367th and final recipe of 2010, when I […]

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Glaze

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Glaze

I love cinnamon rolls – but only homemade ones. I’ve seen too many very dark cinnamon rolls in bakery cases, ones where I know that even reheating (who wants a cold cinnamon roll?) will not make it worth eating. So I love making them at […]

Alton Brown’s Fruitcake

Alton Brown’s Fruitcake

I started making fruitcake for my extended family for Christmas in 2004 or 2005. I didn’t foist it on them; I only started making it after they told me, unprompted, that they liked fruitcake! I was thrilled to have an excuse to make it. Ever […]



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