Buttermilk Biscuits for Two

Cook's notes: These biscuits have become a household favorite, and we make them often. Because they have butter in them, you don't need to add more butter when they are baked. They are decadent with jam (shown in the photo: a biscuit slathered in strawberry-Riesling jam from a friend). Makes: 4 biscuits   1.5 cups …

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Recommended: Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

Cook's notes: Highly recommended and super fluffy. The only change I made was not keeping them warm on a baking sheet, although this is a great idea. Ms. Segel's tip to put maple syrup in the pancake batter was pure genius. You don't need additional butter or syrup on them; we enjoyed them warm. via …

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Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes Redux

Cook's notes: I keep reworking my recipe for small batch pancakes. This simple recipe makes 8 pancakes. If you don't eat eggs, it should work just fine without the egg (or try one of these substitutes). Dry ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 Tablespoon double-acting baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1.5 teaspoons Pie Spice (Penzeys brand) Wet …

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Kefir Smoothie

Cook's notes: Kefir gives this smoothie a wonderful tangy flavor. This is a great smoothie without greens, similar to the transitional Low Fiber Smoothie: Peach. Makes about 3.5 cups. (2 servings)   2 cups vanilla Kefir yogurt drink 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 banana, peeled and chopped 3/4 cup frozen blueberries (unsweetened) 1/4 cup frozen cherries (unsweetened) Add …

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Review: Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

Cook's notes: There's a reason this recipe on allrecipes has more than 8,300 positive reviews. Follow the recipe as written, but reduce the sugar to 1 Tablespoon. Then, following advice from King Arthur Flour, add 1 Tablespoon frozen blueberries to each pancake after you pour the batter on the hot skillet. Flip gently. Updated 31-Jul-2016: We had a …

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