Category Archives: Bread/Pastry

Maple Syrup French Bread – a Hybrid Recipe

One of our nephews was coming for a short visit, and they are vegan, so I went in search of something appropriate for dinner. I found a recipe for Czech garlic soup that had been adapted to be vegan and, … Continue reading

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Tamale Casserole

The nice folk at Cooking Light published the original of this recipe as “Chicken Tamale Casserole,” but, after making it, and talking with my quarantine food group, I see no real reason why you couldn’t make this with shrimp, or … Continue reading

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Biscuit Waffles

This is one of those ideas that makes you sit back and ask yourself: “Why haven’t I tried this before?” Not really a recipe, more of a method; turn your canned biscuits into waffles! Aside from the fact that they … Continue reading

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Pecan Waffles

When I went in search of recipes to play around with my new mini-waffle maker, I came across a couple of  versions for “Pecan Pie” waffles. “Perfect!” I thought. We were having a couple of friends over for dinner and … Continue reading

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Mini Meat and Cheese Crescent Roll Munchies

ALDI has this pretty neat assortment tray of pepperoni and salami and stuff wrapped around bits of cheese. Perfect for parties, right? Of course, but… I had bought a tray for a family gathering, figuring that the kids would demolish … Continue reading

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Biscuit Waffles

Hmmm… Waffled biscuits? I will leave the naming particulars to the English department and the nice folk at Pillsbury, who emailed me this pretty terrific idea the other day just as I was thinking about trying a new chicken tenders … Continue reading

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Grilled Swiss With Onion Jam

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz would make her grilled cheese sammiches with American cheese, yellow mustard,  and pickle relish; so she might not object too much to this riff on a Martha Stewart grilled cheese. Now, Martha’s sammich … Continue reading

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Curry Waffles

I got this handy-dandy mini waffle maker for Valentine’s Day, and thought I’d take it for a spin by making a batch of Curry Waffles. ?!? Waffles with curry? Yeppers, and they worked a treat with an onion and Tamari … Continue reading

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Aunt Buzz’s Banana Bread

My Aunt Buzz did not like to cook; but she loved to entertain and, in my family, that means feeding folk, so she had built up some tried and true recipes over the years that, with the help of her … Continue reading

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Cheesy – in a GOOD Way – Old Bay Biscuits

A tube of biscuits, some melted butter, Old Bay Seasoning, and shredded cheese all come together to give you a fine batch o’ biscuit goodness! The recipe (surprise, from the nice folk at Pillsbury) calls these “Cheddar Bay Biscuits” after … Continue reading

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