Bread, Muffins & Scones

Black Pepper and Parmesan Popovers

November 20, 2014

What are your thoughts on bread with Thanksgiving dinner – yay or nay? It’s a simple decision, but it leaves me torn year after year. Sort of. I always sit down to dinner thinking I’ll pass on the dinner rolls to save room for extra stuffing and mashed potatoes. But really, who am I trying […]

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Maple Glazed Buttermilk Donuts

September 12, 2014
Lightly spiced buttermilk donuts coated with sweet maple glaze are the perfect way to ease into fall mornings!  | #donuts #maple

My dream for this weekend is to sleep in (which in my world, is like 7:30), then curl up in bed with a mug of coffee, a Maple Glazed Buttermilk Donut and my book. Actually, I better take 2 donuts just to be safe. I’m really into this book, so who knows when I’ll re-emerge. […]

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Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

August 22, 2014
Any day that starts Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread is bound to be a good one! |

Here’s a peak into how I do Fridays….Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread. Otherwise known as, the quick bread trifecta of perfection. It involves bananas, the older and uglier, the better. Brown butter, because, well, you can never go wrong with brown butter. And chocolate, because, why not. Not pictured, my second cup of coffee […]

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Hot Cross Buns

March 31, 2014
Hot Cross Buns

Carb-a-polooza continues today with my favorite Easter treat – Hot Cross Buns! I spent the end of last week up to my ears in freekeh.  No, really I think I might have actually found a piece of freekeh in my ear.  Don’t ask.  It was two super productive days of nonstop testing and photographing recipes […]

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No-Knead Bread

March 7, 2014
No Knead Bread is crispy on the outside, soft and pillowy on the inside, and extremely easy to make! | #recipe #bread

Confession….I felt really nervous about making yeast bread for a long time.  And by a long time, I sort of mean, forever.  Quick bread, no problem.  Add yeast to the equation, and you’d likely find me slowly slinking backwards, then hiding in the corner. I’m not quite sure why, which is really the most perplexing […]

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Healthier Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

February 7, 2014
Move over lemon poppy muffins, Healthier Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins are taking center stage! | #healthy #breakfast

Healthier Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins are the perfect antidote for your winter blues! Have I ever told you that my first job was in a bakery?  It was.  Kind of fitting, right.  I was fifteen and I pretty much thought it was the greatest thing on earth…until the day I had to work at […]

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Baked Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

January 27, 2014
Baked Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

I know what’s going through your head right now.  Well, at least some of your heads.  And before you start thinking – ‘what on earth is she doing talking about chocolate doughnuts…..wait, no….Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts in January?!?!?!  What about the New Years resolutions and the diets?!?!’ – hear me out for two minutes. […]

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Banana Cranberry Muffins with Brown Sugar Pecan Streusel

December 20, 2013
Take your Banana Muffins from ordinary to extraordinary with fresh cranberries & brown sugar-pecan streusel! |  #recipe #breakfast

Most weekends I have high hopes of sleeping in on Saturday and Sunday morning.  To be fair, though, I use the term “sleeping in” very loosely.  I’m a morning person, so sleeping in for me is usually anytime past 8am.  I can’t tell you the last time I slept past 9am. Lately my internal alarm […]

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Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits

November 22, 2013
Pillowy Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits are so delicious served warm, straight from the oven with a pat of butter & drizzle of honey or jam! |

Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits are best served warm with sweet cream butter and a drizzle of honey. I’m trying to ignore the fact that I’m kind of totally unprepared for Thanksgiving next week, so I’m spending the morning eating Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits and putting together holiday gift guides.  Because clearly moving on to the next […]

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Baked Apple Butter Cardamom Doughnuts with Brown Butter Glaze

October 25, 2013
These perfect-for-fall Baked Apple Butter Doughnuts are spiced with cardamom and topped with brown butter glaze. | #apple #doughnuts

Perfect for a chilly fall morning…Baked apple butter doughnuts spiced with cardamom and topped with brown butter glaze This is one of those recipes that happened in parts.  Then it started snowballing and getting more awesome with every turn. It’s based off of Baked Pumpkin Pecan Doughnuts I made last fall, which were mind-blowing, and […]

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