Ratio: 6 Perfect Pancakes

Cook's notes: I woke up craving pancakes, which often happens on a Sunday. I also realized that I have too many pancake recipes on this blog. I turned to Michael Ruhlman for advice. He bases his recipes on ratios. For pancakes, he recommends 2 parts liquid : 1 part egg : 1/2 part butter : 2 …

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Review: Quick Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Cook's notes: I adore the small-batch cooking that Christina of Dessert for Two does. She also shares my love for baking with pumpkin. These rolls were terrific, and I'll definitely make them again. The only change I made was reducing the sugar: Use only 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar in the dough Reduce the brown sugar …

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Gifts from the Kitchen 2018

Cook's notes: The Penzeys SPICES Fan Club page on Facebook recently had an epic discussion about homemade food gifts for the holidays. The group came up with a huge list of inspiring ideas. I've combed through all the comments, organized the suggestions into categories, and added some links. I omitted some suggestions, such as recipes …

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