Breakfast Foods

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…

Q: What is the Opposite of a Bundt Cake?

Q: What is the opposite of a bundt cake? A: How about…waffles? I’m not sure if “waffles” is the exact opposite of a bundt cake (maybe doughnut holes would be a better answer?) but they do seem pretty far apart on the Baking Spectrum. Milk Chocolate Mini Bundt Cakes were the TWD choice this week,…

Pear and Gouda Scones

Recently I was lucky enough to receive some samples from a company called Oh! Nuts. They sell…you guessed it…all different kinds of nuts and dried fruit, along with many candies and snack items. (The selection really is amazing, and after a quick browse-through I’ve discovered about 5374 ingredients I simply must have.) The samples I…

Baked Apple Ice Cream & Honey Granola

I have a shameful amount of apples withering away in my produce crisper. It’s really their own fault that they’re not getting eaten–the crisper is not fulfilling its stated purpose, and it’s hard to get excited about eating mealy, soft apples when there are so many delicious summer berries and melons to be eating instead….

Pancake or Death?

For breakfast on a lazy Thanksgiving morning, we had a Dutch Oven Pancake (also known as a Dutch Baby) with caramelized apples. I have very fond childhood memories of my mom cooking Dutch Oven Pancakes on special occasions; they were too unhealthy (all that butter! All those eggs!) to be an everyday breakfast. Since Thanksgiving…

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