Cranberry Orange Tea Bread

1/2 cup pecans or walnuts 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon orange zest, finely minced 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 large egg, well beaten 3/4 cup freshly squeezed […]

Rosemary and Lemon Scones with Raspberry Jam

I made these for the Blach staff for Valentine’s day — they haven’t had them yet, but I have, and I think they’re gonna be a HIT! They will take you where you want to go. The rosemary is very subtle. I made them only about 1/2″ thick which is more soft-cookie-like than scone-like, but […]

Nutty Granola

Okay. I know granola is fake healthy food. It has a million calories, but I always feel like I’m doing something good for myself when I eat it with plain yogurt. I don’t care. I’ve been called delusional more than a couple of times in my life. I still love it. (Use melted butter instead […]

Waffles of Insane Greatness

3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole milk or buttermilk 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Butter and syrup, for servingIn a medium bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, and […]

Lemon-Poppyseed Scones

3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 3 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 large egg 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup (or more) whole milk Preheat oven […]

Sausage and Egg Casserole with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Mozzarella

1    pound Italian sweet sausage, casings removed 1/2    cup chopped shallots 2    garlic cloves, minced 1/2    cup chopped drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes 4    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 5    large eggs 3    large egg yolks 1    cup half and half 1    cup whipping cream 2    cups grated mozzarella cheese 1/2    teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 375°. […]

Sausage Links with Apricot-Mustard Glaze

1/2 cup apricot preserves 1/4 cup sweet-hot mustard 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 18 ounces breakfast sausage links (such as pork links or hot and sweet links; about 20 links) Whisk apricot preserves in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until melted and smooth, about 1 minute. Add mustard and whisk […]

Mark’s Waffles

If you want to make savory waffles, add about 3/4 cup finely grated Parmigiano Reggiano or hard sheep’s milk cheese and omit the sugar. 5 large eggs, separated 1/4 cup sugar (optional) 1 cup (250ml) milk Sea salt 2 cups (270g) all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons (60g) unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1. Whisk the egg […]

Cranberry Orange Tea Bread

  I found this delicious sweet bread on a website a couple of years ago, and I can’t find that website anymore.  Mom — this is the tea bread I made for you once — you really liked it.    ‘Tis the Season!!! vegetable oil spray 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 cups King Arthur unbleached […]

Raised Waffles

1/2 c. warm water 1 pkg dry yeast 1 stick butter, cut in 8 pieces 2 cups milk 1 t. salt 1 t. sugar 2 c. all-purpose white flour 2 eggs 1/4 t. baking soda warm maple syrup Making the Batter Ahead of Time 1.  Put the warm water in a large mixing bowl.  Sprinkle […]