Homemade Yeast Bread: Cranberry-Almond Bread

Print Yum Cranberry-Almond Bread Ingredients1 c. warm water 1 pkt quick rise yeast 1 TBSP sugar 3 c. all purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1 c. chopped dried cranberries 1 c. chopped almonds 1/4 c. oilInstructionsDissolve yeast and sugar in warm water and allow yeast to activate for 2-3 minutes. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl,Continue reading “Homemade Yeast Bread: Cranberry-Almond Bread”

Chocolate Chip Scones

For years, I couldn’t even make biscuits.  Then, I figured out a recipe and technique that worked for me, and since then, I’ve converted that biscuit recipe into one that works to make beautiful and tender scones. Print Yum Chocolate Chip Scones Ingredients2 c. all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Scones”

Christmas Morning Breakfast

I’m not sure about you, but Christmas morning at my house is utter mayhem.  With two eager boys wanting to see what Santa brought and what Grandma sent, breakfast is the last thing I can focus on.  In fact, it’s the last thing the boys think about.  To them, their fine eating Lifesavers and summerContinue reading “Christmas Morning Breakfast”

Busy Mom’s Pumpkin-Honey Granola Muffins

Make ahead pumpkin muffins using a cake mix and done in less than 30 minutes.

Honey Scones with Apricots & Almonds

After receiving my first jar of Waxing Kara Spring Honey, I knew exactly what my first creation would be…scones.  However, plain scones just wouldn’t do.  For honey this fresh and bright, my scones needed to be light, fruity, and picture perfect.

Simple Pumpkin Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Muffin recipe guaranteed in 30 minutes or less!

Superfood Scones with Almonds & Coconut #Superfoodrecipecontest

As a blogger, I am often sent new products/ingredients with the challenge of creating recipes.  Often times, I use the ingredients in a dinner recipe and test them on my in-home guinea pigs (aka my husband and children).  This time, however, I tested an ingredient on myself and my students. After battling an all dayContinue reading “Superfood Scones with Almonds & Coconut #Superfoodrecipecontest”

Simply Sesame Chocolate Chip Scones

Whether because of allergies or simply product availability, the popularity of nut butters, other than peanut butter, has grown tremendously.  Just yesterday, in the supermarket, I saw jars of almond butter, cashew butter, sunflower seed butter, coconut almond butter, hazelnut butter, cookie butter, and even powdered peanut butter.

Baking with Cape Cod Select Premium Frozen Cranberries

For so many people, autumn is pumpkin-spice-everything season.  Not me.   I’m more of a cranberry girl.  I love them any way I can get them, which is odd, because as a kid, the only thing “cranberry”  I knew was the jellied cranberry sauce my mother served at Thanksgiving and the cranberry juice my grannyContinue reading “Baking with Cape Cod Select Premium Frozen Cranberries”

Celebrating National Pizza Month with #SundaySupper

Let me begin by saying, yeast bread dough is probably the most versatile “ingredient” you can learn to make.  Basic yeast dough can be turned into so many different meals.  From cinnamon roll breakfasts to pizzas, yeast dough can become sweet or savory with the addition/deletion of flavorings and fillings.  

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