Spiced Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Rum Butter Glaze

Spiced Pumpkin Coffee Cake | with Rum Butter Glaze

As the cooler weather signals the arrival of fall, it also signals the arrival of seasonal baking. The time that cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and clove get to be guest stars in baking recipes greeting us with their aromas and reminding us of the warmth and comfort of home. What better way to celebrate the changing […]

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Multigrain Bread

A hearty blend of whole grains come together to produce a flavorful loaf of bread that has been kissed with a touch of honey to heighten the natural robust sweetness of the grains. Perfect for sliced for sandwiches, slathered with butter or toasted. This recipe for Multigrain Bread will soon become a family favorite throughout […]

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Fresh Peach Pie

Fresh Peach Pie made with sun kissed juicy peaches picked at the height of their ripeness from the tree in my own yard. Combined with a touch of cinnamon, nutmeg, butter, and Turbinado sugar making for a delicious seasonal summer treat. This is what eating in season is about. Here in Michigan we are lucky to […]

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Classic White Bread

Whether toasted and slathered with rich butter or sliced for sandwiches. Your friends and family will love this fluffy, soft and tender and oh so buttery loaf of Classic White Bread. With a just a few ingredients and a little time you will find satisfaction in making your own bread at home. This bread recipe […]

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Italian Peasant Bread

The sweet aroma of whole wheat and corn perfumes the air as the knife breaks through the crisp and crackling crust. The first slice reveals a crumb that is light and airy with a open textured with a few large fermentation bubbles through out the loaf. You can taste subtile sweetness in the bread which is developed in […]

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Sweet Dough Disguised as Cinnamon Rolls

What if there was a yeasted sweet dough that could be made ahead, frozen, thawed, filled, shaped into sweet or savory baked goods, and then freshly baked off.  All, without waking up at 4 am to complete when hosting friends or family this holiday season.  Guess what there is and I have the recipe for […]

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Old School Pie Dough: The Proof Is In The Crust?

  ‘Easy as Pie!’  A saying that we all have heard before, but for many home bakers why does making a tender, flaky, crisp, and oh so rich and buttery pie dough remain so elusive? Is it the recipe?  Is it the ingredients?  Is it the skill of the baker?  The answer is yes to all of […]

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