Monthly Archives: May 2009

Thyme Corn Muffins

Week Twenty-Two: Breads With Herbs For those of you not in the know, thyme and corn are amazing together.  Amazing.  Seriously.  Sure, you could just toss some dried thyme into some Jiffy cornbread mix; but trust me with this from-scratch … Continue reading

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Sage Crackers

Week Twenty-Two: Breads With Herbs I’m not sure where I first saw it, but years ago, I clipped a recipe for the most beautiful potato “chips”.  The idea was to thinly slice red new potatoes, toss with oil, then bake in a … Continue reading

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Parsley Pesto Bread

Week Twenty-Two: Breads With Herbs Parsley is one of those magnificently overlooked and underappreciated herbs.  Many people, conditioned to believe that it is purely for garnishing plates, don’t even give it a second glance.  But parsley can absolutely hold its own … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Muffins

Week Twenty-Two: Breads With Herbs Oh, mint and chocolate.  Two flavors, each so wonderful on its own, but elevated to the euphoric when combined.  Admit it – unless you’re a robot, you probably like mint and chocolate.  Vanilla may rule … Continue reading

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Basil-Lime Popovers

Week Twenty-Two: Breads With Herbs I love cooking with herbs!  You can use the same basic ingredients, but completely change the flavor and atmosphere of any dish, simply by swapping one herb for another.  For example, the rosemary crisps from yesterday were … Continue reading

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Rosemary Pepper Crisps

Week Twenty-Two: Breads With Herbs It’s Memorial Day!  I’m making this a short post, since it’s a holiday and all; but in the spirit of the day, this is a recipe that’s perfect for any party or gathering.  Fast, easy, … Continue reading

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Farinata

Week Twenty-One: Gluten-Free Breads This is my last gluten-free bread, so I had to go out with a bang.  (What, you thought I was going to end with another tapioca-starch-riddled flop?  Feh!)  This bread is absolutely amazing.  It’s so fast, … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Almond Honey Bread (Or Cake)

Week Twenty-One: Gluten-Free Breads Okay, you guys.  This week, I have literally been counting my blessings, thanking my lucky stars, and everything in between, that I do not have celiac disease.  Not that I’m saying anything about lifestyle choices, or what … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Yeasted Beer Bread

Week Twenty-One: Gluten-Free Breads I know, I know, I’ve made beer bread not once, but twice already.  But they were different both times, and this third time is different-er still.  This time, it’s not a quick bread, which kind of … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Almond Muffins

Week Twenty-One: Gluten-Free Breads One of the bonuses of trying to adapt a quick bread recipe to gluten-freedom is that gluten is undesirable in wheat-flour items of this nature.  So theoretically, if you replace the wheat flour in, say, blueberry … Continue reading

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