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…

Cider Quick Bread with Browned Butter

I’ve been rooting around for a new quick bread recipe to test out this Fall, and my apple cider donut muffin recipe sprung to mind. I attempted to adapt that particular recipe to a quick bread but was unhappy with the results; to dry, slightly gummy, and the cider flavor didn’t quite shine through. This…

Apple Blondies

You’re probably thinking – ugh, another apple recipe.  It doesn’t help that I’m also really late to the game in posting this.  If your autumn is anything like a typical autumn in Vermont you’ve already been wading through piles of apple everything, seriously; apple pies, sauces, donuts, cakes, breads, drinks, salads, stuffings, candies, dressings, and…

Apple Quick-Bread

A honey infused apple quick-bread with a sour cream base, I set out to bake a simple apple quick-bread that was slightly more savory then an apple cake (I’m thinking breakfast) and not heavily spiced.  One of my latest food revelations is that heavily spiced apple cakes/breads muffle the bright, saccharinely tart flavors of a…

Baked Apple Oatmeal

Baked apple oatmeal is my breakfast friendly version of apple crisp.  With reduced fat and sugar, and more oats, I scoop a portion of this into my cereal bowl each morning, give it a quick zap in the microwave to heat it up, and pour milk over it for a highly satisfying start to the…

Sourdough Apple Muffins

Baking muffins is one of my favorite ways to use sourdough starter.  The starter helps enrich the flavor without adding to much fat.  In fact, I tend to half the amount of butter or oil in my recipes any time I use my sourdough starter.  The starter will also give your muffins a great texture…