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English Crumpets

Since finally finding crumpet rings, I've been on a quest for the PERFECT crumpet recipe, so I always find it a bit ironic when I find crumpet recipes that don't require crumpet rings.  The recipe for English Crumpets in The... Continue Reading →

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A Different Take on Crumpets

I was flipping though a few cookbooks, looking for a muffin recipe to make for breakfast, and I came across another crumpet recipe.  I'm all for crumpets, and as these ones are made without yeast, I decided to make them... Continue Reading →

Corn Bread for Breakfast

I am not sure I'd ever made cornbread before, but I really like it, so when recipes kept catching my eye in my cookbooks, I figured it was time to make some.  I flipped through a few books looking at... Continue Reading →

Crumpets without Yeast

The other morning, I was in the mood to try a different crumpet recipe.  The last ones I made were fine, but I was curious how they would be using a recipe without any yeast.  When I was looking for... Continue Reading →

Banana Bran Bread

I have no clue how old this recipe is, or who wrote it down in the tattered old Double Q Note Book it's in.  The note book is filled with old recipes, written out in lovely old script, and this... Continue Reading →

Betsy-Retsies

  Betsy-Retsies are what I'm making to have with dinner tonight.  I admit, I picked the recipe purely because of the name.  There is no indication in the Kitchen Cabinet Recipes book as to how they got their name, but... Continue Reading →

Crumpets

I love crumpets, and for a long time, I've been looking for crumpet rings.  Not exactly hunting for them, but keeping an eye open.  If you go into pretty much any department store with a well stocked kitchen department, and... Continue Reading →

Biscuits

Last night I made biscuits to have with dinner to use up some cream and some buttermilk that I had in the fridge.   I love making biscuits.  They are something I used to sometimes make as a kid when... Continue Reading →

Rye Bread

And the fourth little pig built his house out of my rye bread, and it outlasted even the brick house!

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