Butterscotch Pecan Blondies

Butterscotch’s primary ingredients are butter and brown sugar.  What’s not to love?  Because I am a cook, I always notice the foods characters eat in books that I am reading, so much so that I am right now on my third revision of a lamb stew with prunes, inspired by the sponsor gift that Katniss…

Five Minute Brioche Rolls

Originally posted on Lea & Jay:
Well, it’s August now, which must mean Summer is going to be winding down soon (please Jesus!). Though I bet there are a fair share of you who are still getting some visitors turning up on their door. It doesn’t really happen too terribly often to us here in…

Sunday Morning Pear Pancake

 Pears are members of the rose family and are related to the quince and the apple.  Called by Homer in The Odyssey the “gift of the gods,” the history of the cultivation of pears can be traced back three thousand years to western Asia.  For Louis XIV, pears were a luxury item in his court.  Colonists…

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Ingredients 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons organic sugar or honey 3 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups organic buttermilk 1/2 cup organic milk 3 organic, cage-free eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 cup organic butter, melted Heat your griddle to 375 degrees and lightly butter.  If you…