Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread

Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread

I love love love sweet breads and this Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread is no exception. Its perfect for brunch, breakfast, snack, tea time, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas – generally anytime. This knotted sweet bread is tender and sweet and looks beautiful. Inspired by an Estonian 

Basics of Asian Steamed Bao

Basics of Asian Steamed Bao

What is a steamed bao? Pronounced “bow,” steamed bao is a bread or roll that is steamed and filled with meat and/or vegetables. Alternative names for steamed bao? Mantou = plain steamed bao with no filling, sometimes tinted a color due to the addition of 

Texas Twinkie Steamed Bao

Texas Twinkie Steamed Bao

Jalapeno Popper with brisket, also known as Texas Twinkies are oh, so good! An ultra flavorful fusion filled bun seemed like a great excuse to cook something new with leftover brisket and enjoy the spicy cheese goodness of a jalapeno popper. An Asian steamed bao 

Apple Cider Biscuits with Pepper Jelly and Apple Slices

Apple Cider Biscuits with Pepper Jelly and Apple Slices

These Apple Cider Biscuits with Pepper Jelly and Apple Slices are phenomenal! I started the week stumped on how to create a dish from “apple cider” for our weekly @supperchallenge. But as I thought about the familiar flavors of apple and buttery biscuits in a 

Banana Bread French Toast with Peanut Cream and Bacon Bits

Banana Bread French Toast with Peanut Cream and Bacon Bits

This week’s Supper Challenge theme is “Social Media inspired”. You know, the Tik Tok, Instagram or Facebook 1 minute videos full cooking and assembling a dish? Usually the videos show ooey gooey cheesy goodness or a cake baked and beautifully decorated. As usual, I took 

Elevated Elvis PBBB (Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana) Brioche Sandwich

Elevated Elvis PBBB (Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana) Brioche Sandwich

How can you elevate the King’s classic peanut butter, bacon and banana sandwich?  “School Lunch” is the theme of this week’s supper challenge.  Do you remember peanut butter banana sandwiches? How to take a simple sandwich to the next level? Bacon. What else? Nuts are 

Simple Mixing and No Kneading Brioche

Simple Mixing and No Kneading Brioche

I could be the laziest baker ever.  When brioche can be mixed simply and not require the painfully messy kneading of warm butter, I’m in!   Just because traditional methods have been converted to stand mixers, it doesn’t mean breads need to be processed traditionally.  Brioche 

Beer Infused Peach French Toast with Ricotta and Blues Hog Champions Blend BBQ Sauce

Beer Infused Peach French Toast with Ricotta and Blues Hog Champions Blend BBQ Sauce

Breakfast will never be the same. This plate is so good, I enthusiastically encourage beer for breakfast! It is 5 o’clock somewhere. And its out of the box. Beer Infused Peach French Toast with Ricotta and Blues Hog Champions Blend BBQ Sauce is delicious! If 

Tamale (Leftover Brisket) Pie

Tamale (Leftover Brisket) Pie

Ever heard of a tamale pie or a cornbread pie? If you live north of the American border, it turns out, a cornbread crust cooked on top of typical tamale fillings makes a tamale pie (also known as cornbread pie). But don’t get distracted, leftover 

Janice SmellaQue’s long perfected Banana Bread

Janice SmellaQue’s long perfected Banana Bread

During the early stages of COVID, the number one searched online recipe was for banana bread. When I looked at most of the recipes that came up, none of them fit my criteria of what banana bread should be. Ha! Call me picky. Call me