TWD: Baking With Julia: Croissants

From Dorie Greenspan's book, Baking With Julia, comes this recipe for that famous French pastry - croissants, even though France is not where croissants originated.  This week's recipe is actually two recipes.  First, the making of croissant dough.  Second, turning...

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Healthified Baked Oatmeal

At the beginning of the year I told you I would be bringing you some healthified recipes this year.  A healthified recipe is simply created by either subtracting or substituting ingredients to create healthier versions of the recipes we love!  The first I got ready to...

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Overnight Baked French Toast

My Christmas dishes certainly give away the fact this overnight french toast was our treat on Christmas morning!  But I sure hope you won't wait until next Christmas to put this baked french toast on your breakfast table.  I know we are going to have it again ... and...

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Aromatic Fruit Compote

At a holiday luncheon my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I were served a warm fruit compote alongside a delicious egg strata.  Mom is absolutely crazy about fruit in about any form.  Me, not so much. As a matter of fact I usually loathe anything that even resembles...

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Broccoli Straws and Cheese Quiche

Even though the daytime temperatures are still creeping into the low 80's it is during the night these little mums are making their beauty known. As the night time temps dip to the 50's it is a clear signal to the fall plants -- time to bloom! They have patiently...

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Puff Pastry

A picture's worth a thousand words.  And a picture can tell a story just as well as a large amount of descriptive text.  Blueberries. Cream Cheese. Puff. Pastry. It's Labor Day weekend and the perfect time to treat your family to a tasty puff pastry like this one.  It...

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Weekend RoundUP July 21 and My Ball Blue Book

Last summer my friend Sue convinced me that I shouldn't go through another canning season without a Victorio Food Strainer. At first I didn't even understand what she was talking about. I don't have a technical mind and in no way could even fathom how this works,  let...

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Multigrain Buttermilk Pancakes with Peach Compote

Walk Through The Bible In One Year Week 25 reading plan Psalm 119 through 150 Click on the colored link to read each day's scripture. Monday Psalm 119:1-88, Tuesday Psalm 119:89-176, Wednesday Psalm 120-125, Thursday Psalm 126-132, Friday Psalm 133-139, Saturday Psalm...

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Weekend RoundUP July 13 and Summer In The South

[easyrotator]erc_0_1342176936[/easyrotator] I love wearing blue jeans.  I adore the look, the feel, and that they change shape with me during the day 🙂 Actually, blue, black, gray, khaki, you name the color I just love wearing jeans.  The older the better.  Slipping...

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