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Guinness Rye Bread

I went searching for a yeasted Guinness bread since I had this six-pack of Guinness and had a hellava time finding a decent recipe. Just about everything coming up in Chef Google was a soda bread – even after specifically stating yeast. The few that were...

Char Siu Bao (Roast Pork Buns)

MAKES 16 BUNS INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 1 tsp. active dry yeast 3½ cups cake flour 1 tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 2 tbsp. diced lard or vegetable shortening FOR THE FILLING: 1 tbsp. canola oil 3 scallions, white parts only, finely chopped 1½ cups dic...

Kolaches for the New Year

We do not go for the New Year Tradition foods at our house. There will be no black-eyed peas, pork a...

Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Morning, 2017. It’s reasonably quiet around here. Nonna’s TV is blaring away &...

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Kanelsnurror

Being the Liberal Elites that we are, we were at home watching a Rick Steve’s travel show the ...

Sweet and Savory Tarts

The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts All on a summer’s day.  The Knave of Hearts he stole the ...

Eggplant Danish

I’ve decided it’s time to challenge myself to new ways to cook eggplant. Eggplant Lasagn...

Sunday Scones

Sunday scones are becoming a bit of a tradition around here… They’re quick and easy to m...

Flourless Flours

One of the many things I love about my job is we encourage – and are encouraged – to try...

Raspberry Scones

One of the great pleasures of life is a hot-out-of-the-oven scone with a freshly-brewed cup of coffe...

Kolaches

We caught an episode of Cooks Country on PBS a couple of weeks ago. It’s a variation of Americ...

Colds, Crackers, and Chicken Soup

It’s official. We all have colds. I’m not sure where it started – it could have be...

Pear Upside Down Cake

I’ve been whining about Bon Appetit for months (years)… I get that I’m not the de...

Cinnamon Rolls

Hot, fresh, light-as-a-feather cinnamon rolls for breakfast. What could be better?!? Many moons ago ...