I love Halloween season. Full stop. There’s candy galore, horror films on TV every night, and it’s the only time of year when it’s socially acceptable — encouraged even — to dress in all black. What’s not to love? These spiderweb buns are a fun twist on a traditional hot cross bun recipe. Who says spooky season can’t start in July?
“When Pillsbury makes cinnamon rolls so easy –just pop open the tube, place, and bake–why would you go to the trouble of making your own from scratch?” You ask skeptically. I just have one answer to that very valid question, can the Pillsbury tube make cinnamon rolls that are so pillowy, cinnamon-filled, and topped with the most addictive browned butter cream cheese frosting that you think you’ve died and gone to a cinnamon roll version of heaven? I didn’t think so.
What’s better than a nice and flaky, buttery biscuit on a Sunday morning that’s unctuously lathered in butter and maybe a little jam or topped with a ladleful of thick gravy? Yeah, I couldn’t think of anything better either. I’ve tried my fair share of biscuits and let me tell you, these are by farContinue reading “Flaky Biscuits”
If I could only have one final breakfast, I’d want that breakfast to be this shakshuka with some pita or crusty sourdough bread. Hands down, no question. I mean what could be better than a tomato and spinach stew with runny eggs and cheese on top? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. Shakshuka is a spicy tomato andContinue reading “Shakshuka”
Looking for a gooey breakfast treat this weekend that has just the right balance between sweetness and nuttiness? These cardamom, rose and pistachio sticky buns are the warm and comforting bake that you’ve only ever dreamt of – just in time for fall! Okay, I’m not going to lie here. When I made these, IContinue reading “Cardamom, Rose and Pistachio Sticky Buns”
While I love Thanksgiving and the glorious smells that emanate from the kitchen all day long, sometimes I get a little tired of having the same foods year after year after year. This year, my family and I decided that we would shake things up a little, putting a fun twist on one of myContinue reading “Around the World Thanksgiving”
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”
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”
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”