Authentic Bagels

  Repeat after me, “Bagels are not hard to make.” Good.  Now, keep that in mind as you read on.  There are several steps, but they are NOT hard.  You can do this! Authentic bagels are always boiled before they are baked, which lends their distinctive chewy texture.  Legitimate bagels also make use of a long fermentation process to increase the […]

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Cranberry Orange Muffins

These muffins are easy, but also perfect for any fancy occasion with their streusel topping. When we have leftover cranberry relish from Thanksgiving it always turns into these treats on Sunday morning following the holiday. Cranberry Orange Muffins Yield: 1 dozen muffins 1 large egg ½ cup milk ¼ cup butter, melted 1 tsp real vanilla extract 1/8 tsp orange […]

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Garlic Rolls

Winter is upon us.  As I type this, I have a blanket wrapped around me like a shawl and a mug of herbal tea standing by.  A friend of mine used the hashtag #puttingonthewinterweight in a social media post the other day, and I laughed out loud.  There is some truth to the fact that our bodies crave different foods […]

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