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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:

TWD: Great Grains Muffins

In trying to articulate my feelings about the Great Grains Muffins for this week’s TWD recipe, I decided that it would be easiest to explain with a visual aid.* If you will please refer to the above figure, it is evident that my enjoyment of a food increases proportionally to the degree to which said…

TWD: Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Hello, little blog. It’s been awhile. You’ve probably missed me, since the last post was about New Year’s Eve and it’s now the middle of January. You’ve been sitting around feeling unfashionably behind the times. I’m sorry. I haven’t missed you too much, since I’ve been doing lots of traveling and LOTS of dessert eating….

TWD: Devlishly Good Chocolate Shortcakes

Whew! One major holiday down, one big one to go. Now that I have somewhat recovered, I can tell you that Thanksgiving was epic. My friends, we had three pies and one cake for four adults. Plus whipped cream. And ice cream. It was obscene. There are not enough stretchy-waisted pants in the world to…

TWD: Tender Shortcakes

This week’s TWD recipe, tender shortcakes, could not have come at a better time. Look at these beauties I picked up over the weekend: We drove up to Yosemite recently, and one of the only benefits of the long drive through rural central California is passing fruit stands with beautiful, inexpensive fruit. We got masses…

Tuesdays with Dorie: Cream Biscuits

My mom has been getting a lot of attention on the ole blog, but I don’t want you to think that she’s the only parenting game in town. Allow me to introduce my father: In my family, there were a few culinary tasks that always fell to my father: grilling (of course), butchering and filleting…

Crepe Balls of Fire

This year marked the 8th year my husband and I celebrated Valentine’s Day together. Our first V-Day, we were both in college, and I cooked him crepes in my dorm kitchen (always a scary proposition) and we ate them on a blanket on the floor of my dorm room. Maybe it was the fumes from…

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