Thanksgiving

Here are some of our family’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes. It is the holiday I like most, and I hope that this page will grow every year! What are your best Thanksgiving treats? Please email me or comment below! Pumpkin Cheesecake Layer Pie (No Bake) by Katie...

Salzbrezeln

These “Salzbrezeln” (salted pretzels) are fun to make-together any time of the year, but are particularly necessary at our house around Oktoberfest. They can be tricky to roll out, but even the youngest pretzel-makers say they’re worth it in the end....

Basic Bread from Starter (Yum!)

We make this bread at least once a month. It makes four medium size loaves. We usually eat one on the day we make it and freeze the other three. It is a perfect bread sliced in a basket for a side at the dinner table, but we also use it instead of pastry puffs and in...

Schiacciata (with roasted red onions and Gruyere)

A Florentine version of Focaccia, the name for this favorite in our household, SCHIACCIATA, translates as “squashed” bread. The sweetness of the roasted red onion partnered with sharp Gruyere and a touch of salt produce a remarkably delicious treat. You...

Sourdough Starter

Bread, English muffins, waffles, pancakes, biscuits, pretzels – the list of things you can do with a nice sourdough starter is endless! A friend of my mom’s turned me on to the wonders of starter many years ago when she served up the most delicious sourdough...

Parmesan Scallion Popovers

These popovers make a great side to a dinner salad or even with eggs for breakfast. With Parmesan cheese, scallions and a touch of cayenne pepper, they pack so much flavor that they don’t even need butter! Ingredients for Parmesan Scallion Popovers about 1/4...