Category Archives: Bread/Pastry

Artichoke and Sesame Roll Croutons

My kitchen was loaded with leftovers, Air Fryer Chicken Thighs, sesame rolls, a nice “everything” salad kit that was coming up on expiring. Something had to be done. A main course chicken salad for dinner it would be! And, even … Continue reading

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Stuffing or Dressing? No Matter, It is ALL Good!

My sister and I are in agreement that the barefoot contessa is one of our fave cook book authors. I have never been unhappy with one of her recipes, and this stuffing (or dressing) is the one I will be … Continue reading

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French Bread, With a Bit of Help…

Who can deny the pleasure of freshly baked French bread; spread with butter or sopping up some lovely sauce – such as Cod and Mussels in Red Pepper Aioli? Now, what if I told you that you could make your … Continue reading

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Cheddar & Scallion Buttermilk Biscuits

My husband came across this from the nice folk at allrecipes.com and asked if I might could make a batch for our St. Patrick’s Day dinner. I am not a biscuit maker, but the recipe looked straight forward enough, and … Continue reading

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Aunt Beezy Strikes Again!

Tis the season, after all. Not to be confused with my Aunt Buzz’s Banana Bread, our friend Barb’s Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread is simply the best of the soda bread genre, and, if you aren’t going Aunt Beezy, you may … Continue reading

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Aunt Buzz’s Banana Bread

Both of our favorite “quick” bread recipes come from beloved aunts; our friend Barb’s Aunt Beezy; justly famous for her Soda Bread, and my own Aunt Buzz’s also pretty darned terrific banana bread. What makes this bread special? I am … Continue reading

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Turkey in Waffles

When I first came across the basis for this recipe (from the nice and helpful folk at Myrecipes.com), they called for using leftover fried chicken in these very, very fine savory waffles. Well… I was fresh out of leftover fried … Continue reading

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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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