Breakfast

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

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It’s a sad fact of my life that I love breakfast foods, but rarely have the chance to make and enjoy them in the mornings. These days I’m lucky if I have the time to slice a few berries for my cereal bowl before you-know-who wants breakfast of his own. Actually taking the time to…

Easter Egg Doughnuts

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Happy day-before-Easter! By now you might already have OD’d on Cadbury eggs. Or you may be completely sick of looking at cutesy Easter goodies. Or you may be one of those rare organized creatures I have heard so much about—but never encountered in the wild—who is so organized, you already have your Easter feast completely…

Doughnut Hot Chocolate. Yeah, That Happened.

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I have a google alert set for various “candy” and “chocolate” keywords, so when articles are published about these subjects, I get an email notification. Usually the listings are pretty tame and repetitive, but the most perplexing item popped up in one of my alert emails yesterday. “Doughnut Hot Chocolate.” Picture me cocking my head…

Chocolate Granola

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Chocolate granola is the best idea I’ve ever regretted. It goes like this, see. Jason used to have an expensive addiction to breakfast cereals. That boy was eating us out of house and home, one $5 box of fancy-pants cereal at a time. I felt bad chastising him (breakfast IS the most important meal of…

Pumpkin Hot Chocolate

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I didn’t mean to post another pumpkin recipe so soon. “Play it cool, Liz,” I thought. “Space them out so people don’t think you’re a pumpkin freak. How about a nice vanilla cake recipe?” But then the sky split open. After a cloudy Sunday morning and a mostly-clear afternoon, a monstrous rainstorm just swooped in,…

TWD: When Is A Scone Not A Scone?

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Joining “Why Is A Raven Like A Writing Desk?” in the annals of head-scratching riddles, I present you with this week’s installment: “When Is A Scone Not A Scone?” How about…when you give the scone some friends? Like whipped cream, and macerated berries, and, yes, let’s throw in some pretty flowered plates. Because a good…

TWD: Oatmeal Nutmeg Scones

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Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I am pleased to present a very special Poetry Edition of Tuesdays with Dorie. *polite applause* There once was a food called a scone With oatmeal and nutmeg alone In looks it was simple Bumps, crags, and a-dimpled But the taste could make a man moan!

TWD: Citrus Cranberry Sunshine Muffins

Citrus sunshine muffins, you say? I’ve got your sunshine right here: Well, okay, that’s not so impressive. But you have to believe me that it’s been very sunny and downright hot here the past few days! The perfect weather to pair with these bright and cheery muffins:

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