Category: Breakfast & Brunch

Blueberry Muffins 

I got this recipe online for Flour Bakery’s Blueberry Muffin recipe. I don’t yet have any of Joanne Chang’s cookbooks, but rest assured, I will be getting them soon. INGREDIENTS  3 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 1/3 cups granulated sugar5 ounces butter melted and cooled slightly1 cup whole milk1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon lemon zest1 cup sour cream2 large egg at room temperature1 large egg yolk2 cups  fresh or frozen blueberries…


Latkes

  Easy, Simple and Delicious INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds baking potatoes such as Russet (3 to 4 potatoes)1/2 medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered1 large egg2 tablespoons matzo meal or unseasoned dry breadcrumbs1 teaspoon kosher salt1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 cup canola oil Applesauce and sour cream, for serving INSTRUCTIONS Heat the oven and fit one baking sheet with paper towels and another with a cooling…


LEMON-BLUEBERRY YOGURT LOAF

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups + 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour (if you’re skipping the fruit, you can also skip the last tablespoon of flour)2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar3 extra-large eggs2 teaspoons grated lemon zest (approximately 2 lemons)1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1/2 cup vegetable oil1 1/2…


Prune Cake

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup prune purée 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup canola oil 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 
 1 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted 3/4 cup dried prunes, pitted…


Hash Brown Potatoes

Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and 1/2-inch diced 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onions (2 onions) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons minced fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons minced scallions (white and green parts) Directions Melt the butter with…


Sticky Cinnamon Buns

Yield: 12 Ingredients: Sticky Bun Dough · 2 tsp dry active yeast · 4 tbsp warm water · 1/2 cup milk, room temperature · 1 egg, room temperature · 2 tbsp sugar · 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour · 1/2 tsp salt · 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature · 1/2 cup cream cheese…


Mom’s Granola

3 cups large flake oatmeal, (not quick cooking) ¼ cup chopped pecans ¼ cup slivered almonds ¼ cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup raisins or currents ¼ cup coconut ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional) ½ cup honey or maple syrup ¼ cup vegetable oil. Combine all ingredients except dried…


Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

ingredients: Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes · 2 cups flour · 1/4 cup sugar · 2 1/4 tsp baking powder · 1/2 tsp baking soda · 1/2 tsp salt · 2 x eggs · 2 cups buttermilk · 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter, plus some for frying · 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen Directions: Blueberry Buttermilk…


Perfect Pancakes

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup plain yogurt 3/4 cup milk 2 extra-large eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Unsalted butter Pure maple syrup In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Whisk together the yougurt, milk, eggs and…


Hot Pepper Jelly

Hot Pepper Jelly 3 large red bell peppers 1 large green bell peppers 6 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups cider vinegar 2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes 9 ounces liquid pectin Cut the bell peppers into 1-inch pieces and in a food processor chop them vety fine. Transfer the chopped peppers to a…