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English Muffins

English Muffins

English Muffins are easier to make than you would think. They are worth the time it takes to make them! This recipe comes from King Arthur Flour and is my favorite.   INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups lukewarm milk 3 tablespoons softened butter 1 1/4 to […]

Spinach Lasagna

Spinach Lasagna

Be sure to use Italian fontina rather than bland and rubbery Danish or American fontina. If it is not available, substitute whole milk mozzarella. To make the cheese easier to shred, freeze it for 30 minutes to firm it up. If fresh nutmeg is unavailable, […]

Levy’s Jewish Rye Bread

Levy’s Jewish Rye Bread

This is my favorite rye bread. It comes from Rose Levy Beranbaum’s “The Bread Bible“. I can whole heartedly recommend this book, it is one of the most used baking books on my shelf!   Time schedule: Dough starter (sponge): minimum 1 hour, maximum 24 […]

Beef and Cabbage Buns

Beef and Cabbage Buns

Runsas (Beef and Cabbage Buns with cheese) A soft yeast dough stuffed with a quick filling of ground beef, cabbage and cheese is reasonably simply and surprisingly addictive. This mid-western Germany classic is perfect for Oktoberfest or any time of year. Dough: ⁃ 3/4 cup […]

Cinnamon Star Bread

Cinnamon Star Bread

This recipe is from King Arthur Flour This pull-apart style sweet bread is a show-stopping riff on a classic cinnamon bun. As it bakes, the cinnamon-sugar filling caramelizes and gives the bread a wonderfully sweet and crunchy coating, while the interior remains soft and tender. […]

The Best Roast Potatoes Ever Recipe

The Best Roast Potatoes Ever Recipe

The Best Roast Potatoes Ever Recipe This recipe comes from here: https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2016/12/the-best-roast-potatoes-ever-recipe.html Ingredients: – Kosher salt – 1/2 teaspoon (4g) baking soda – 4 pounds (about 2kg) russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters, sixths, or eighths, depending on size (see note) […]

Scottish Oat Scones

Scottish Oat Scones

Scottish Oat Scones Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cup(s) all-purpose flour 1 Cup(s) Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked) 1/4 Cup(s) granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon(s) Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon(s) salt (optional) 8 Tablespoon(s) (1 stick) margarine or butter, chilled and cut into pieces 1/2 Cup(s) currants, […]

Turkey Pot Pie for Two

Turkey Pot Pie for Two

Turkey Pot Pie for Two Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter 1 onion (peeled, small dice) 3/4 cup sweet potato (peeled, medium dice) 3/4 cup parsnip (peeled, medium dice) 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups chicken stock 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1 tablespoon sage (chopped) 1 cup […]

Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup

Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup

Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup Keep the bok choy greens and stalks separate after they’ve been prepped, because they are added to the soup at different times. If you prefer your soup less spicy, use the lesser amount of curry past. Be sure to use […]

Skillet Lasagna

Skillet Lasagna

Skillet Lasagna For the jarred tomato sauce I like marinara, but you can use whatever type you like. Any brand of curly-edged lasagna noodles will work here, but do not use no-boil lasagna noodles. If the pasta is especially dry and shattery, you may need […]