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“[Breadbaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells…there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel. that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread.”
M. F. K. Fisher, ‘The Art of Eating’

Bakery-Style Blueberry Muffins Recipe

The sweet crumbly topping of these Bakery-Style Blueberry Muffins is the pièce de résistance. Make them and it will be love at first batch. Blueberry muffins are my favorite type of muffin, especially when they are bakery-style.  The sweet crumbly topping is the pièce de résistance for me. A few years ago I found a recipe online …

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Easy Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Ask most people what they think about when they think of Southern food, and one of the first things they will mention is biscuits.

I was looking for a recipe to make homemade biscuits and I found one that called for regular flour plus leaveners. I know my sweet mother-in-law, bless her heart, used self-rising flour. (I believe my mom always uses all-purpose. Is there a difference in preference between Northern and Southern cooks?)

Anyway…

I made the biscuits using only three ingredients. Yes – only three (unless you count the stuff that is already in the self-rising flour – but I am not). For more information, go to King Arthur’s website (here) and you can read about SR Flour.

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Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Copycat Recipe

For about the same time it would take for you to drive to Red Lobster and get seated, you can make a batch of copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits. They’re loaded with Cheddar goodness and topped with buttery garlic and herbs. That’s right. These biscuits which taste like Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits, can …

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Orange Rolls with Orange Creme Icing

These Orange Rolls are a refreshing twist on the classic cinnamon roll. A homemade sweet dough with orange zest is filled with orange sugar and topped with orange creme icing. Inspired by orange rolls that are served at All Steak in Cullman, Alabama, I created my own version for sweet rolls that are light and …

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Easy French Toast Casserole Recipe

This Easy French Toast Casserole is a hybrid of traditional French toast and Southern bread pudding.  The two marry together in one delicious breakfast treat that is perfect for enjoying on the weekends and/or serving to company. This simple French Toast Casserole recipe is easy to make and no special skills or equipment are needed.  …

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