Pepper Dream Biscuit

This biscuit recipe has no butter in it!!!!! I saw this on PBS’s America’s Test Kitchen, but of course I took their idea and made it my own. The addition of the pepper makes this perfect for sausage and gravy. I love me some biscuits and gravy. I hope you like it. 3 cups flour2…

Brown Butter Maple Pecan Sandies

Hey Elves who bake in a tree- betcha don’t use brown butter and maple syrup in your pecan sandies. I do. Hope you like it. 1 cup brown butter, cooled1/3 cup sugar2 teaspoons maple syrup2 teaspoons water1 teaspoon maple extract2 cups sifted flour1 cup chopped pecans6 tablespoons powdered sugar1 pinch salt Preheat oven to 325….

Mushroom Bourguignon

I had not done a vegetarian dish in a while so since winter is upon us, I thought I would try something hearty; bourguignon would do the trick. That and I had a daughter who said I should do one. This is based on a French classic, but I used mushrooms instead of beef. It’s…

The Double Chocolate Stuffed Pretzel

I like cookies and pretzels so why not make something that contains both? This is a football party wake-up call. It will have people talking. You have the salty soft pretzel with the chocolate cookie and the caramel dipping sauce to bring them together. I hope you like it. Pretzel:1 1/4 cups warm water1 teaspoon…

Twice Baked Pierogies Varenyky

I had a major contribution from Olga on this recipe. I had not been able to do a good dough to make them. I had tried a number of things that I saw on line, but I couldn’t find a recipe that I could work with. This is where Olga’s recipe came to the rescue….