Pumpkin Muffins with a Pecan Crumb

I woke up with a hankering for pumpkin muffins this morning. Enough said. Recipe makes a dozen medium sized muffins. Ingredients: Muffins: 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter (melted) 1 Egg 14 oz pureed Pumpkin 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp Salt 1 1/2 cups Flour 1 tbsp Baking Powder 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Crumb: 3…

German Apple Pancake

I can’t say I’m really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year. One of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving feast, other then visiting with friends and family, is loading up my plate with all the traditional favorites along with a few new dishes to test out and pioneer. Imagining, researching, and creating new dishes is…

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

It has been awhile since I’ve posted anything sweet. August, somehow, flew by without any cookies, cakes, or pies. I’m sure it was to the benefit of my waist line, but the lack of sugar was completely unintentional. Here’s a recipe that’s sweet, but not dessert sweet, a breakfast favorite that’s simple and adaptable, and…

Chocolate Strawberry Pancakes

This is going to be my 300th post! Hooray!! If that’s not a sign that it is time to through my recipe index, I don’t know what is.  I also feel like I really need to make this post count.  What could be better then chocolate covered strawberries? Why chocolate covered strawberries disguised as a…

Sesame Bagels

I decided to make bagels this week, and settled on baking a classic sesame bagel.  Sesame bagels are an all time favorite of mine.  Sesame seeds, such simple little thing, somehow gives plain bagels that extra little push into crunchy, toasted goodness.  I can’t even begin to describe how something so tiny can impart such…

Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes

A weekend/Valentine breakfast treat, I made these decadent chocolate, chocolate chip pancakes into little heart shapes – a little festive fun, although, I do think that the more traditional, large, fluffy, round pancakes have a better texture then my lumpy hearts ❤  The recipe below can be used to make either forms of pancakes. Ingredients:…