Bread

  • Chocolate Whole-Wheat Waffles

    Chocolate Whole-Wheat Waffles

    in
    πŸ“

    One of the less realized impacts of Chris’ crazy schedule back in Wyoming was that we had moved away from cooking and eating big breakfasts together as a family. Β Since we never had dinner together on Nantucket, we had developed a giant family breakfast tradition every morning before we walked him to work. Β That tradition…

  • Buttermilk Biscuits + Our Lovely New Kitchen

    Buttermilk Biscuits + Our Lovely New Kitchen

    in
    πŸ“

    I am in love with our new kitchen. It’s light and bright.  It’s big and spacious.  It’s the first kitchen we have ever had that actually fits every one of our appliances, kitchen tools and cooking utensils, with room to spare.  It has double ovens, just waiting for Chris to fill with all sorts of…

  • Cherry Breakfast Biscuits

    Cherry Breakfast Biscuits

    in
    πŸ“

    Chris had to work Father’s Day, but we still managed to surprise him with a little morning celebration, started off with a card Nora picked out all on her own.  It is Snoopy and pop-up which she loved instantly, but when I read it after buckling her into her car seat to go home, I…

  • Carrot-Cheddar Skillet Cakes

    Carrot-Cheddar Skillet Cakes

    in
    πŸ“

    You’d think that being home all day would give me plenty of time to cook up an intricate, multi-dish dinner.  Not so.  When I’m chasing after a two year old all day, there is surprisingly little time left for meal planning, let alone hours for food prep (especially since I’m home alone during the standard…

  • Super Veggie Bread

    Super Veggie Bread

    in
    πŸ“

    An Amber Original See more recipes here There’s a lot of discussion in the parenting world about hiding vegetables from our kids. Is it good? Is it bad? Do you do it or not? As vegetarians, we’re pretty firmly in the camp that has obvious vegetables on the plate every night at dinner time —…

  • Strawberry Crumb Muffins

    Strawberry Crumb Muffins

    in
    πŸ“

    Adapted from Janae Monir See more recipes here While we were flush with strawberries after two weekends of picking, I also happened across a rather delicious looking recipe for Blueberry Crumb Cake.Β  Being the baker that I am, I decided it would be the perfect starting point for a second strawberry muffin recipe (I also…

  • Rhubarb Muffins

    Rhubarb Muffins

    in
    πŸ“

    Adapted from Smitten Kitchen See more recipes here Here’s number two of my rhubarb deliciousness kick.Β  It’s an adaption of a recipe from my favorite cooking blog, Smitten Kitchen, which interestingly post just as I was getting ready to make muffins of on of my tried-and-true recipes.Β  I loved Deb’s description of them as “a…

  • No-Egg Pancakes

    No-Egg Pancakes

    in
    πŸ“

    Related Post: Report Card (3 April 2011) An Amber Original! See more recipes here

  • Easy Artisan Multigrain Loaf

    Easy Artisan Multigrain Loaf

    in
    πŸ“

    This tasty loaf has been our go-to for homemade bread. Related Post: Report Card (3 April 2011)A Chris and Amber collaboration, based upon Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day See more recipes here Ingredients Directions If using active dry yeast, stir into the warm water and allow to bloom (5-10 minutes).  In a large…

  • Orange-Strawberry Yogurt Muffins

    Orange-Strawberry Yogurt Muffins

    in
    πŸ“

    For this recipe, I used organic Stonyfield Farm yogurt.Β  It has a great pink color that comes from organic beet juice, not artificial coloring; unfortunately, the color baked out — I was hoping they would stay pink.Β  The yogurt I used didn’t have strawberry pieces in it, but if I did it again, I would…

  • Pumpkin-Cranberry Pancakes

    Pumpkin-Cranberry Pancakes

    in
    πŸ“

    Pumpkin-Cranberry Pancakes RecipeRelated post: ResolutionsAdapted  from Bon Appetit, December 1996See more recipes here Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 250Β°F. Mix first 6 ingredients in large bowl to blend. Whisk buttermilk, pumpkin, eggs and oil in medium bowl until well blended. Add to dry ingredients and whisk until smooth. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large nonstick…

  • Breakfast Spice Cookies

    Breakfast Spice Cookies

    in
    πŸ“

    Breakfast Spice Cookies RecipeRelated Post: Recipe ExplosionAn Amber Original!Read more recipes here. Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 350. In medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in the pumpkin and vanilla. In separate bowl, stir together the flours, oatmeal, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and spices; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in carrots…