Bacon Rose Bouquet
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Bacon Rose Bouquet | Dawn's Recipes

Firstly, let me apologize for not posting this before Valentine’s Day. I couldn’t very well make it in advance since I was giving it to my husband. I had to wait till he was at work today, otherwise the telltale aroma of bacon filling our house would have given it away. Plus, he reads my blog. If you’re not celebrating Valentine’s Day till the weekend, I’ve still got you covered. Otherwise, why not Pin this now and you’ll have it ready for next Valentine’s Day, or for Father’s Day, or for that special someone’s birthday? … Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Waffles
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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Waffles - Whole wheat flour gives these waffles a crispy exterior and a tender interior. Add nuts, berries, or other fruit to customize to your hearts content.

This recipe is adapted from King Arthur Flour’s Classic Buttermilk Waffle recipe. I love a good waffle, but it’s so easy to wind up with waffles that are mediocre at best. They often end up either too dry from overcooking or with an exterior that is too spongy. One trick is to use pastry flour. Pastry flour gives waffles a delightfully crispy exterior and a tender, light interior. … Continue Reading →

Cinnamon Twists
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Cinnamon Twists | Dawn's Recipes

Growing up, there were many occasions where my dad would surprise me by bringing a cinnamon twist or two home from the bakery. Maybe it’s a nostalgia thing, but they’re still one of my first choices when looking in the bakery case. They’re a simple little pastry that is easy to make and goes together very quickly. They’re great as a light dessert or snack with coffee or tea or as that little something extra served at breakfast or brunch. … Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze
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Pumpkin Spice Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze | Dawn's Recipes

Autumn is such a gorgeous time of year. The cooler weather and warm colors really get me in the mood to bake. These scones are a perfect way to celebrate the season. The smell from the oven as they bake is just heavenly! Their taste is pure fall. Plus I still had some leftover pumpkin purée to use up after making that pumpkin pie I posted a couple weeks back. … Continue Reading →

Easy Cheesy Roasted Tomatoes
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Easy Cheesy Roasted Tomatoes | Dawn's Recipes

I love all the local varieties of fresh tomatoes available in the summer. There are so many delicious ways to serve them. One of my favorite ways is to roast them. It really brings out the flavor, and it is such a simple way to prepare them.  … Continue Reading →