Mornings

Chai + Salted Pistachio Morning Cake

February 27, 2012

1 cup flour 1/2 cup [packed] brown sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda pinch of salt 1 bag Chai Tea [regular or decaf] 2 T browned butter 1/2 cup low fat buttermilk 1  tsp vanilla 1 large egg, room temperature glaze: 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 T milk or […]

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Raspberry + Almond Breakfast Cake

February 10, 2012

1/2 cup sugar 2 T  butter, room temperature 2 eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup lowfat buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup almond meal 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda pinch of salt 1/2 cup halved fresh raspberries Glaze: 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1 T cream or milk – whatever’s in […]

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Shirred Eggs w/Truffle Tremor

May 7, 2011

1 T butter 8 T heavy whipping cream 8 eggs S & P to taste 4 oz. Truffle Tremor Cheese 1 T fresh minced chives sprinkle of truffle salt (optional)   Serves 4. Preheat oven to 375. Generously butter 4, 8 – 10 oz. ramekins or custard dishes. Add 2 T of cream to each […]

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Super Skinny Hot Cocoa

March 16, 2011

16 oz. fat-free milk 3 T Pernigotti di Cocao sprinkle of sea salt splash of vanilla 1 T + 2 tsp Truvia sweetner Makes one serving. Microwave the milk in a 24oz  micro-safe tumbler (or container of your choice)  for 3 minutes. Add cocoa and stir vigorously with a fork or mini-whisk until combined. Add […]

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Bacon + Date Scones

March 3, 2011
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10 oz. thick cut bacon slices (I used 10 slices Maple Smoked) 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp kosher salt 3/4 cup chopped pitted Medjool dates 1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter 2/3 cup buttermilk raw/turbinado sugar Preheat oven to 400. Line baking […]

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Prosciutto + Cheddar Quick Bread

February 17, 2011
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1/4 cup grated good Parmigiano Reggiano 2 cups flour 1 T baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp coarse-ground pepper 1-2 T  fresh chopped herbs (I used rosemary and chives) 4 T butter, melted 1 cup buttermilk 3 eggs, room temp * 6 oz. prosciutto, pre-baked at 400 until crispy […]

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Cornmeal + Cranberry Quickbread

December 6, 2010
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Rustic + Hearty, all this recipe takes is 5 minutes, one bowl, and a whisk… 1 cup flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup medium-grind (or regular) cornmeal 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teas salt 1 1/2 teas baking powder 1 stick butter, melted 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 2 large eggs 1 cup […]

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Pumpkin Spice Granola

December 3, 2010
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3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 T melted butter 1 T vanilla 1 T pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp sea salt 3 cups old fashioned oats 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup currants Preheat oven to 325. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In […]

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Upside-Down Maple Apple Cake

October 27, 2010
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Using Grade B maple syrup may seem counter-intuitive. If you live in a state that uses a rating system for restaurant cleanliness, an A is what you hope to see posted in the window. But as it pertains to maple syrup, the refinement process which makes it lighter in color and in flavor, isn’t the […]

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