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Homemade Pizza Crust, Revisited

March 19, 2012
Homemade Pizza Crust

This week, we’re talking pizza. All pizza. All week. Today it’s pizza dough/pizza crust. The rest of the week, it’s pizza toppings! And I’m going to be honest. This is kinda my version of heaven, minus elaborate ice sculptures made of frozen margaritas. Over the years, we’ve learned a thing or two about homemade pizza. [...]

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White Corn Muffins with Goat Cheese and Green Onions

February 28, 2012
White Corn Muffins with Goat Cheese and Green Onions

That’s a big name for a muffin. But it’s a muffin loaded with big flavors and little fat. So the name stays. My very favorite cornbread/corn muffin recipe is absolutely perfect. Perfect, in that’s it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender. “Perfect” because it’s loaded with butter and shockingly scary amounts of heavy cream. “Perfect” in that it make [...]

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PPQ: Beer Bread with Goat Cheese and Chives

December 19, 2011

This week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge was selected by Amanda of Homekeeping Adventure: Beer bread. Beer and bread. Those are two of my favorite things. Two things I have tried to give up in the name of smaller pants. And have happily failed This was the perfect recipe for this week. I’ve been so busy [...]

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Soft Dinner Rolls with Rosemary and Black Pepper

November 17, 2011
Soft Dinner Rolls with Black Pepper and Rosemary

Today we’re sharing our favorite recipe for dinner rolls. If you’re still searching for the perfect soft, white, and fluffy dinner roll, you shouldn’t have to look any further. The rolls are quite versatile, we’ve used it for hamburger buns, dinner rolls, and slider rolls. When making classic dinner rolls, I add a little more [...]

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Dulce de Leche Donuts

October 25, 2011

If you’re going to have a donut, then have a donut! That is a baked cake-style donut, flavored with dulce de leche, studded with pretty flecks of vanilla bean, and covered in more dulce de leche. It’s borderline dessert wearing breakfast camouflage. But at least it’s not fried, right? I took the spiced cake donut [...]

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Chicken Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

September 28, 2011
Chicken Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

This week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge was one of the more fun and unique recipes in The Pastry Queen: Caesar Salad Pizzas, selected by Alice of This Home Plate. It’s exactly what you’d expect: romaine, parmesan, and croutons are tossed with an out-of-this-world homemade dressing. And then all that is put on top of already-cooked, [...]

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Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

September 20, 2011
Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

I bought a donut pan last week. And it is the funnest $10 I’ve spent in a while. Donuts are one of the most inexpensive foods you can buy so why make them at home? Because around here, they don’t sell Pumpkin Donuts I took the basic cake donut recipe that came with the pan [...]

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Grilled Naan

September 7, 2011
Grilled naan

Every group of ethnic foods seems to have at least one gateway food – something that is at least partially recognizable to the uninitiated. Something that isn’t so scary. Grilled naan is one of those foods. The promise of a tall pile of soft, buttery, garlicky grilled flatbread was enough to get an Indian-inspired dish [...]

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