Category Archives: Bread Recipes

Autumn Biscuits: Candied Sweet Potatoes Biscuits

Candied sweet potato biscuits might be my best biscuit creation to date. When Retro Rose made these candied sweet potatoes the other day, I kept thinking they would be great in a biscuit. I know I’ve already made sweet potato … Continue reading

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Healthy Zucchini Bread Recipe

This healthy zucchini bread recipe takes us right from summer to the Fall baking season, as smell of cinnamon and nutmeg take over. Pies go bye bye (for a while) and the oven gets ready for cake and those good … Continue reading

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Venison Sausage Gravy with Sage Biscuits

In my last Sunday’s post, I presented you with a black pepper-herbed biscuit and fried green tomatoes.  I promised to return with sausage gravy biscuits in a celebration of southeastern cuisine, which has become refined in the last ten years, … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes, Black Pepper Herbed Biscuits and the Asheville Food & Wine Festival

I’ve been invited to attend the Asheville Food & Wine Festival in August. There are three big days of events, starting Thursday night, August 21st and ending Saturday, August 23rd at the Grand Tasting. Attend one or all thee events. … Continue reading

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Kale Biscuits Sandwich with Bacon, Beets and Blue Cheese Mayonnaise

The Creative Cooking Crew challenged us this month to a triple-Decker sandwich and that is how kale biscuits with bacon, beets and blue cheese was born. The whole idea of a triple decker sandwich takes me back to childhood, deli’s, … Continue reading

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Panzanella, Ruffled Eggs, Tabasco Maple Vinaigrette

This is Italian meets French. Panzanella is an Italian bread salad, typically rustic, rough and rugged,  while the ruffled egg is French, dainty, cute, like a little purse. I used a French imported brioche to make the bread salad which … Continue reading

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Savory Spicy Tomato Basil Eggplant Bread Pudding with Tabasco

Savory tomato basil eggplant breading is dish 3 of the five dish, 10 Ingredient, Tabasco challenge. If you don’t know about my challenge, please visit this page to see just what Tabasco asked me to do. Every day this week, … Continue reading

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Baked Naan with Spelt Flour

I flew out of bed today realizing I had forgotten all about the Secret Recipe Club. I had the recipe for baked naan already bookmarked, and I sure picked the right recipe to get a post up within the hour. … Continue reading

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Cookbook GIVEAWAY for Irish Pantry and Recipe for Stove Top Irish Soda Bread Farls

To celebrate St. Patrick’s day, I’m giving away the Irish cookbook,  Irish Pantry, by Noel McMeel to one lucky reader who resides in the United States. Sue has won the cookbook. Of all the cookbooks I get sent to take … Continue reading

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Red Beet & Bacon, Goat Cheese on Stonefire Flat Bread

Red Beet & Bacon Truffle Honey Goat Cheese Flat Bread the week AFTER I post the 25 best red beet recipes on the internet might sound a little insane, a bit backwards, but it only proves I put my beets … Continue reading

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Parmesan Honey Biscuits

Parmigiano Reggiano is the perfect cheese to team up with my legendary Southern biscuits. What better cheese than the king of cheese to make it’s way into a true Southern biscuit that is so popular with my readers. I get … Continue reading

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Blueberry Thyme Biscuits with Blueberry Honey

I have a generous herb garden which leads me to baking things like blueberry thyme biscuits which call for a slathering of blueberry honey made by bees that pollinated the blueberry bushes where I picked these berries. These are not … Continue reading

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Red White & Blue Fluffy Biscuits

Hey America, here are some red, white and blue biscuits to celebrate your 237th birthday on July 4th.  They are fluffy, light and a slight variation on my most favorite buttermilk Southern biscuit.  I added in a touch more flour … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheddar Chive Biscuits for a Sunday Morning

Bacon Cheddar Chive Biscuits are the perfect biscuit for a Sunday morning. There is time to fry the bacon, grate the cheese and go out the garden to snip off some fresh chives. I mentioned morning, but these biscuits travel … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Biscuits and a New Biscuit Making Tip

Sweet potato biscuits are new to my kitchen.  I added in some tumeric which helps to wake them up along with cinnamon, but the flavor that is most predominant is the sweet potato and that’s as it should be. Be … Continue reading

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Chocolate Gravy with Mile High Buttermilk Biscuits

Happy Valentine’s Day.    Chocolate Gravy is the perfect way to start off Valentine’s Day, an Anniversary, a birthday, or just because. This is a chocolate gravy recipe from Phila Hach of Hackland Hill Vineyard in Joelton, Tennessee, adapted from  the … Continue reading

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My Best Homemade Fluffy Southern Biscuits for My Southern Husband

Since posting this recipe I’ve received a ton of emails thanking me for this recipe, because it works! Read the comments to see some of the positive feedback I continue to get. I can’t thank my readers enough for taking … Continue reading

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Best Southern Flakey Buttermilk Biscuits from a Biscuit Queen

Editor’s Note: Since this post, I have found what I believe to be the best buttermilk biscuit and wrote about it here. I also made a youtube video. The saddest thing in the history of my husband’s family is the … Continue reading

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Banana Nut Bread

It’s always a thrill and an honor when someone shares a special family recipe, especially when it won second place at the Tennessee State Fair. This banana bread recipe comes from my friend Lisa’s husband, Ronnie. He handed me a … Continue reading

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Aretha Frankenstein’s Buttermilk Biscuits and Six Tips for Making Great Biscuits

Editor’s Note: Since this post, I have found what I believe to be the best buttermilk biscuit and wrote about it here. It’s a triumphant moment when you can bake a good biscuit. Scratch that. It’s a triumphant moment, when … Continue reading

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Just the Best Tortillas You’ve Ever Eaten, Courtesy of Tortilla Land

About ten days ago, I received a case of tortillas from Tortilla Land on my front steps. They were packed in ice and required immediate refrigeration because they are uncooked and have no preservatives. They are made with canola oil, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hazelnut Bread Pudding Cupcakes with Crispy Prosciutto

Chocolate and hazelnut naturally go together. But, adding in crispy prosciutto takes it up several notches. Seriously, you have the chocolate, the crunchy, the nutty, and the salty all baked together and topped with hazelnut cream. What could be better? … Continue reading

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Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Tomato Orange Basil Salsa and Crispy Prosciutto

I love this crostini. It’s really just a bite, but the tomato orange combination with honey goat cheese is divine. This might look like a simple crostini, it has some complex flavors, is simply delicious, feeds a crowd well, and … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Panzanella with Poached Eggs

This past Saturday I won the rotten tomato award. Well, not exactly. It was more like a bushel of heirlooms that had some bruises and might otherwise be thrown out. As I was purchasing some heirloom tomatoes and a yellow … Continue reading

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Fusion Focaccia with Radishes and Nori Sea Salt

I like to participate in Beet’n Squash YOU, hosted by Gourmet Fury and She Simmers. Each month, they pick one vegetable to submit a dish around and this month it’s the radish. I love radishes eaten in a very simple … Continue reading

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Cooking Italy: Rosemary Focaccia with Olives, Roasted Tomatoes

Goldilocks didn’t really eat porridge at the home of the three bears. She ate focaccia. As the first bite of Mama Bear’s focaccia landed into her little mouth, she was heard to say “this focaccia is too soft.” As she … Continue reading

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Blue Corn Bread with Pine Nuts

I have made cornbread six times in the last two weeks and I thought I was going to say “this is my last corn bread for a while” But, I know it’s not. I made two cornbread pans with an … Continue reading

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White Bean Chili, Buttermilk Cornbread Keeps Up the Pace

Pace Picante Sauce sent me two jars of picante sauce. I agreed to try both jars, and give my honest opinion and create a worthy recipe. One reason that I agreed to this is that I never had used Pace … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Brioche with a Dark Chocolate Drizzle

These are just as delicious as they look, and how could they not be when they have white chocolate inside and dark chocolate outside? What a lovely idea for a breakfast bread served in bed on Valentine’s Day. After all, … Continue reading

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