No-Knead Cottage Cheese Dill Bread | Papa’s Dilly Bread

I have spent my entire life thinking my dad is pretty much the bees-knees and since he just keeps improving with age like a fine wine (or a stinky cheese, as he would say), I’ll just keep carrying on that way. My dad has always been that perfect blend of serious, goofy, cautious and devil-may-care. [Read On]

Earl Grey Raisin Scones with Sticky Lemon Glaze | Downton Grub Files

  The body of this post and the printable recipe do NOT contain SPOILERS, however, I cannot make any promises about the comments section. If you are not caught up on Downton Abbey (Episode 1 of Season 3 as of this writing on January 12th, 2013), you may not want to read comments. I also [Read On]

Ranch Bake-In-Slices Bread

This is going to be a little crazy all over the place, so please bear with me, but I have a lot of ground to cover. First -and most importantly- my entire family thanks you for all the condolences and expressions of support you’ve shared with us after the loss of Val. It means more [Read On]

Freeze and Bake Bacon Cheddar Scallion Scones | Make Ahead Mondays

Update: The Pick Giveaway Winner plugin chose Jana as the winner of our Folgers Holiday Exclusive Gift Pack. Congratulations, Jana! Check your email! A couple months ago, I hauled out of bed on a Saturday morning, pulled back my hair and put on my face, put some clothes on that I hoped were cute (who [Read On]

Grandma’s Buttermilk Cornbread

  A couple nights ago I had a sudden and overwhelming desire to stuff my face full of my Grandma’s cornbread. It’s hard to explain if you didn’t grow up on cornbread, but the drive to consume it can be a powerful force. So powerful, in fact, that I actually made two pans full at [Read On]

Cheddar Tailgating Bread

Last week I took my five boys to the playground to meet some friends and somehow or another ended up taking ten boys home with me. It’s funny how that happens sometimes. I was happy I had the extras around, though, because I was working on a few recipes and needed some unvarnished opinions. One [Read On]

Pissaladière (French Pizza)

I spent my senior year of high school as an exchange student in the Alsasce region of France.  How my parents managed to pull that off in the middle of a divorce on a church salary and as a full time student I have no idea, but I am eternally grateful. I took full advantage [Read On]

No-Knead Whole-Wheat Semolina Pizza Dough | Make Ahead Mondays

I’m about to do something I’ve wanted to do for a long, long time. I declare this week to be pizza week. I’ve run a handful of pizza recipes (this, this, this and this) but I’ve never gone deep into pizza territory in this space. This -to put it mildly- is nuts. Why? Because I [Read On]