Larry’s World-Famous Pancakes Step-by-Step

Posted on Apr 19, 2012 in Bread & Breakfast | 2 comments

Larry’s World-Famous Pancakes Step-by-Step

Last Saturday my Good Husband and I switched roles in the kitchen…he (Larry) made pancakes for several Italian friends who came over for breakfast and I picked up the camera (just the point-and-shoot one; the SLR is too complicated for me!). Larry pretty much leaves the kitchen to me…except for making pancakes. Ever since our kids were small, he’s been the chef on Saturdays whenever we have pancakes. I do my part with the toppings. But he makes the pancakes. Italians are enamored with American...

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Bread Bowls Step-by-Step

Posted on Jan 13, 2012 in Bread & Breakfast, Step-by-step Cooking | 7 comments

Bread Bowls Step-by-Step

I had this recipe for several years before gaining the courage to attempt them but once I did, my kids requested them regularly! A bit more effort but definitely a hit with everyone who tries them! They're fun to eat and tasty too!

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Resurrection Rolls Step-by-Step

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 in Bread & Breakfast, Holidays, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

Resurrection Rolls Step-by-Step

The dough for these rolls has both yeast and baking powder so it can easily be made well before serving, shaped into rolls, and kept in the fridge (or cool garage or balcony) overnight or up to 48 hours. No need for a second rising”¦they go right into the oven from the fridge and bake quickly. No one will believe you made them yourself””and you won’t believe how easy they are to make! I shape half of the dough into Resurrection Rolls and the remaining dough into dinner rolls. If you prefer,...

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No Knead Bread Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 in Bread & Breakfast, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

No Knead Bread Step-by-Step

Who doesn't love fresh, homemade bread? And nothing could be easier than this No-Knead Bread! A few ingredients...a little time...and you've got yourself a hot loaf of bread.

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French Breakfast Puffs Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 24, 2011 in Bread & Breakfast, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

French Breakfast Puffs Step-by-Step

These muffins have been a family favorite ever since I started making them for Cafe Zog in Rhode Island almost twenty years ago! With their light texture and lovely cinnamon-sugar topping, they are also one of my Top Ten Favorites from O Taste & See Some More!

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Bagels Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 17, 2011 in Bread & Breakfast, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

Bagels Step-by-Step

I love the chewiness of bagels, don’t you? Since I couldn’t find them in Europe, I began making my own several years ago. But why the hole in the middle? My research shows that originally they had a hole so they would get cooked evenly into the middle. We found the hole made it harder to spread the cream cheese on it so I began making them without a hole—and they are always done in the center. So take your choice: Hole? Or no hole? It all depends how you shape them.

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