Category Archives: Breakfast

Blueberry Lemon Scones

Blueberry Lemon Scones 4 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 T. baking powder 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp. lemon zest, grated 1 cup + 1 T. unsalted butter, very cold 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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French Toast with Wine-Soaked Pears

This topping is good on French toast or pancakes. French Toast with Wine Pear Topping 1 pear sliced thin 1/3 bottle semi sweet white wine * 4 thick slices sourdough or Brioche bread 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Tatties

So this is what happens when you forget to buy potatoes but have a mess of sweet potatoes still around from last year’s harvest. The final result was actually very good and the sweeter flavor of the yams and molasses … Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper Quiche with Bacon

This quiche is so fun to cut into. The layers give a pop of color and the flavors are incredible. Use cream if you don’t have buttermilk. Roasted Pepper and  Bacon Quiche 1 pie crust 4 eggs 3/4 cup grated … Continue reading

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Mashed Potato Pancakes

Leftover mashed potatoes usually don’t last long in our house. This year though we had a either a surprising amount of willpower or an extra large batch. We were inspired by this recipe over at Just A Taste. We had … Continue reading

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Cornbread Dressing Strata

We always make way too much stuffing and dressing for two people. After a few days and a few open-faced sandwiches, dressing can get a bit tired. Or we can get a bit tired of dressing. Here’s a great way … Continue reading

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Fried Eggs and Ham

Technically this is fried eggs and mortadella, but that just doesn’t have the same ring. To recreate this sandwich at home: Fry up a few slices of baloney, ham or mortadella, (about 30 seconds over medium heat should do it), … Continue reading

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Sweet Fall Favorites

It’s still pretty warm in these parts, but we’re craving the flavors of fall. Here are some of our favorite sweet recipes to serve in autumn: Cranberry Apple Pie with a Crumb Topping Cinnamon Pear Coffee Cake Cranberry and Pomegranate … Continue reading

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Watermelon Sippers

A watermelon goes a long way in a house of two. (Technically we’re a house of three, but the third member of our house is a dog with no taste for fruit.) We tend to juice a lot of the … Continue reading

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Mini Monte Cristos

These sandwiches are pretty decadent so we made them in smaller portions. Of course we then ate two portions each… Previously, we’d only had them at restaurants, but some leftover ham and cheese from a deli tray inspired us. Mini … Continue reading

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