Whole Wheat Buttermilk Waffles

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

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 →

Gratin de Croissant with Blueberries and Almonds

Slice of Gratin de Croissant with Blueberries and Almonds

This dish is a little bit like a fancy bread pudding or a baked french toast. It is incredibly easy to make, and the presentation is sure to impress guests at a special breakfast or brunch. I adapted the recipe from one I found on a Romanian web site. With the help of online translation and a little guesswork, I was able to Americanize the recipe. … Continue Reading →

Sunday Frittata

Sunday Frittata - Cut Into Wedges

This is a somewhat informal recipe.  A frittata is just an open-faced omelet, and I don’t think there are many people who need a recipe for that.  So this is more of a method of how I do it.  Or maybe it was just an excuse for me to take pictures of breakfast. :) A few weeks ago I purchased a kit for growing mushrooms.  I’m growing white mushrooms and portabellas (or portobellos, if you prefer that spelling).  I’ve seen wild mushrooms seemingly appear overnight in the yard, but I didn’t realize how fast they’d actually grow in my basement!  … Continue Reading →