Easy Dinner Rolls Recipe

Yesterday afternoon I got a hankering for dinner rolls, fresh, warm yeasty rolls. I wanted an easy dinner rolls recipe so I looked through The Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook and found a recipe for Virginia Light Rolls, which I first made back in 2012 and have made multiple times since then. I’m usually making them […]

Yogurt Bread in a Bread Maker

This yogurt bread is my daughter’s favorite bread currently. I make a smaller (1 1/2 pound loaf) so that it stays fresh. This recipe is straight out of The Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook: A Master Baker’s 300 Favorite Recipes for Perfect-Every-Time Bread-From Every Kind of Machine, which I bought based on Amazon reviews and […]

Easy Cornbread Recipe

We all love cornbread here. You can vary the flour/cornmeal ratio a bit depending on how heavy you want it. I use buttermilk, yogurt or plain milk, depending on what I have around. Have Leftover Cornbread? When my eldest was a child, she would happily break up chunks of leftover cornbread into a bowl, cover […]

Cream Scones with Sweetened Dried Cranberries

When my girls were young, some other neighborhood moms and I would walk downtown really early on Saturday mornings to a certain coffee shop that had the best scones. My favorites were the cranberry ones. I’ve tried baking scones multiple times and while they were good, they never had the texture that I liked so […]

Irish Soda Bread and Vegetable (Mostly) Soup

My youngest is in Melbourne these days on a study abroad program.  I love hearing about her cooking and shopping adventures. She texted me that she was going to make soda bread yesterday because she had buttermilk leftover from making this Ranch dressing. Coincidentally I had just made that Ranch dressing the other night and […]