Petit Pain au Chocolate

My recipe for Petit Pain au Chocolate (read small bread with chocolate) comes from the KitchenAid recipe collection.  It makes 8 sweet rolls with chocolate centers. Ingredients: 3 – 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 package (1/4 oz) active dry yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup plus 1 ablespoon milk, divided Read More …

Fresh Blueberry Muffins

I love to make these muffins in the summer with fresh-picked blueberries. Ingredients: 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries Instructions: In a Read More …

Cheddar (Bay) Biscuits

This is a copycat recipe for the Cheddar Bay Biscuits at Red Lobster. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour (unbleached or regular) 3 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/3 cup butter, cold, cut into chunks 2 Tbsp. canola or vegetable oil 1 heaping cup grated cheddar cheese (sharp flavoured is best) Read More …

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding with Maple Sauce

This recipe came from a Land O’Lakes seasonal cooking magazine.  Cinnamon raisin bread adds flavor to this easy-to-make bread pudding.  Serve it warm with homemade maple sauce. Ingredients: Pudding: 1/4 cup butter 8 slices (or 4 cups) cinnamon raisin bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 cups milk 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 Read More …

Country Wining and Dining

This week, I’m taking a look at Chapter 6 of Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life.  Chapter 6 is all about Country Wining and Dining.  Needless to say, I was super excited about this chapter because I love to cook myself (as long as I don’t have to clean up afterwards).  Read More …