Corn Salad with Red Onion and Queso Fresco

I love corn. Full stop. Corn on the cob, creamed corn — you name it, I love it. This recipe offers an exciting twist on a standard corn side dish. If you’re looking for your corn to have a little extra pizzazz, this is the recipe you’ve been looking for. Summertime for me means freshContinue reading “Corn Salad with Red Onion and Queso Fresco”

Airy Sourdough

If you’re looking for an airy sourdough that doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to flavor, then this air sourdough recipe is for you. It’s a little trickier than the simple beginner’s sourdough recipe I posted about earlier, but definitely doable. This is for all those challenge seekers out there. I’m always on theContinue reading “Airy Sourdough”

Sour Cream Pancakes

When you think about pancakes, you probably don’t automatically associate them with sour cream like you do with buttermilk. It’s a tried and true match, buttermilk and pancakes, like PB&J, but sour cream (and even yogurt) shouldn’t be left out of the world of pancakes. I do realize that sour cream and yogurt aren’t buttermilk,Continue reading “Sour Cream Pancakes”

Croissants

People of the world, may I have your attention, please. In this corner, we have the ooberly confident (and slightly intimidating), Paul Hollywood and in this corner, we have the young, non-traditionalist baker, Ruby Tandoh. Tonight, these two baking fiends will face-off in the battle of the croissants. Who will win? No one knows. StayContinue reading “Croissants”

Brioche

Sometimes you need a soft, buttery bread with a little sweetness that just melts in your mouth to help you take your mind off of all of the things you have to get done. This brioche is the bread you’ve been looking for. No joke. I really love brioche. It’s so great because if youContinue reading “Brioche”

Eight-Strand Plaited Bread

Okay, so you never learned how to braid hair. No biggie. This recipes give you step-by-step instructions, so you can make a gorgeous eight-strand plaited bread that looks like it’s straight out of a bakery window. Your friends won’t be able to believe that it’s homemade. I’ve always loved the look of a nicely plaitedContinue reading “Eight-Strand Plaited Bread”

Leek, Mushroom & Cheese Tart

Lately, it’s been raining with no sign of a reprieve coming anytime soon–day after day of rain. And if you’re anything like me, weather like this makes you crave a warm and comforting dinner that’s sure to raise your spirits. This cheese, leek and mushroom tart with a bread crust does just that–so well so,Continue reading “Leek, Mushroom & Cheese Tart”

Sour Cream Flatbread with Roasted Veggies

Need some good, old-fashioned carbs back in your diet? Are you craving some Indian naan bread, but are too lazy to leave the house? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this fluffy, buttery sour cream flatbread recipe is for you. If the thought of an Indian naan-like flatbread topped with someContinue reading “Sour Cream Flatbread with Roasted Veggies”

Super Simple Sourdough

What do you do when there’s no yeast in sight at the grocery store? Panic? Nope. Just make yourself a sourdough dough starter and you’ll never have to rely solely on being able to find that pesky yeast packet at the grocery store ever again (well maybe not ever again, but you know what IContinue reading “Super Simple Sourdough”

Heavenly Everything Bagels

I don’t know about you, but just the thought of a warm, salty and garlicky everything bagel makes my stomach grumble. Add some cream cheese and lox and I’m salivating like a dog. These bagels, hand over heart, are what dreams are made of. One of my favorite parts about visiting New York City isContinue reading “Heavenly Everything Bagels”