Flaky Buttery Biscuits

We had a Southern supper recently complete with fried chicken, mashed potatoes and a vegetable.  I had a hankering for homemade biscuits.  I am not very confident in my bread making abilities but these turned out better than I expected!  We had the leftover biscuits the next morning for breakfast with butter and honey alongside […]

Afternoon Tea

Last Saturday I hosted an afternoon tea for a friend at church who is moving away.  It was such fun to pull out all the linens, china and some random accents that I had packed away in boxes in the basement that I have no room for in my kitchen.  The girls came over around […]

Broadmoor Banana Bread

The Broadmoor Hotel is a five star hotel in Colorado Springs.  It oozes luxury and elegance and the minute I saw it, I was enchanted.  I’ve only stayed there once and it lived up to all of my expectations.  I told my hubby that I would gladly work there (They have a culinary apprenticeship program).  […]

Weekend Breakfast

This french toast recipe takes french toast over the top. The Challah bread is moist and the addition of the orange zest really makes a difference so do not leave it out! Serve this along with a side of your favorite breakfast meat and fruit. Challah French Toast Recipe Courtesy of Ina Garten 6 extra-large […]

Mens Breakfast

It has been a while since I blogged about the men’s breakfast held at our house biweekly. This week I made a spinach and bacon quiche (it is definitely a keeper because the quiche turns out very flaky) and homemade cinnamon rolls. I found the recipe for the cinnamon rolls on a blog I frequent […]

French Boule

One of my favorite cookbooks that I acquired last year is Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. The authors promise that anyone can bake a loaf of bread that rivals something from a French bakery in just five minutes of active preparation time. I have made the Challah bread and it turned out superbly. […]

Bread Machine Buttery Rolls

I have attempted several times to make dinner rolls and have failed miserably. I’m not sure if it’s the altitude or just error on my part. I found this recipe on a blog I frequent and I loved that it starts in the bread machine. They are very easy to make and turned out super […]

Homemade Pizza

The dough for this recipe is out of my new favorite book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. The crust puffs up in the oven beautifully. You can top the pizza with your favorite ingredients. I personally like spinach, mushrooms and cheese but tonight we opted for pepperoni, red onions, and mushrooms. Olive Oil […]

Challah Bread

I’ve always found baking bread very daunting but I acquired a book that I absolutely love (thanks, Rebecca!). I made my first loaf of Challah and it turned out great! It will be fantastic for french toast! Recipe Courtesy of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day Makes four 1 lb loaves. Recipe can be […]