Posts Tagged ‘bread’

#NaBloPoMo – Recipe Changes

When I first started cooking and baking food, I had to have a recipe. It’s the main reason I’ve always been better at baking than traditional cooking. My sister has always been good at “a pinch of this, and a dash of that,” but it took me a long time to get comfortable with that…

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Friday Favorites

Things that I’m in love with this week  (besides my husband, of course) — these industrial style rope lights from Luke Lamp Co.  the concept of mirrors on exposed bricks a la’ Apartment Therapy  and Simply So Good’s crusty homemade bread

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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…

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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…

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2-Hour Rolls

This is the recipe for my grama Ruby’s 2-Hour Rolls.  I love this recipe because it’s a basic bread you can use to make butterhorns, cinnamon rolls, or any other type of bread you like. Ingredients: 3 package dry yeast 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups warm water 3 tablespoons liquid shortening 1 teaspoon salt…

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Zucchini Bread

Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 3 eggs 2 cups white sugar 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup vegetable oil 3 cups grated zucchini 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift together…

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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)…

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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…

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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). …

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