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Mini Funnel Cakes

This mini funnel cakes are as simple and easy to make as pancakes but a heck of a lot more novel. And chances are you have everything you need at home. Here’s how to make them. Adapted from Taylor Mathis | The Southern Tailgating Cookbook | The University of North Carolina Press, 2013 Ever beg your parents for funnel cakes as a kid at the state fair come late summer and after hours of listening to you, they’d buy you a funnel cake and… devour more »          

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Walnut Zucchini Bread

This walnut zucchini bread is the real deal, folks. Made with whole wheat flour, honey, walnuts, and zucchini, this healthy loaf is a perfectly respectable breakfast (or pleasant distraction) at any time of the day. Adapted from Andrea Bemis | Dishing Up the Dirt | Harper Wave, 2017 Many zucchini bread recipes out there are little more than cake masquerading as a virtuous loaf. This one is not that. It’s loaded with healthfulness in the form of… devour more »          

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Chorizo Breakfast Tacos

These chorizo breakfast tacos, loaded with eggs, potatoes, radish, crumbled chorizo sausage, Cotija cheese, and cilantro, are spectacular any time of the day. Adapted from Max and Eli Sussman | Best Cookbook Ever | Olive Press, 2013 “It’s so easy to wake up and fry eggs and put them on a tortilla,” say the authors of this book. That’s what we think, too. Even at breakfast, such dinner-inspired fare beckons. And even at dinner,… devour more »          

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Almond and Coconut Granola

This almond and coconut granola is not too sweet yet still perfectly clumpy and crisp and everything else you’ve ever wanted in a homemade granola. Including versatile, so add whatever ingredients you fancy. Adapted from Emily Mainquist | Sweet Vegan | Kyle Books, 2011 Yes, we know, there are gobs of granola recipes out there. Yet we’re partial to this one made with almond and coconut. It’s sweet but not too sweet. It’s… devour more »          

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Pain de Mie

Pain de mie is a bread that’s perfectly rectangular, perfectly lovely for sandwiches, and perfectly doable with any old loaf pan. (It’s traditionally made in a Pullman pan but we show you how to use any old pan.) Adapted from Sarah Black | One Dough, Ten Breads | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 Pain de mie means “bread of the crumb” in French, and it’s called that because of how the bread is baked; the vessel that holds the… devour more »          

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Skillet Plum Cake

This skillet plum cake is an easy dessert to make with ripe plums (or your favorite summer fruit) that are baked into sweet buttermilk cake. Adapted from Martha Stewart Living | One Pot | Clarkson Potter, 2014 Grab your cast-iron skillet and your sweet tooth, folks. There’s skillet cake to be had. This particular skillet cake is sorta like an upside-down cake except it’s right-side-up, tender with a lovely crumb, and just sweet enough to… devour more »          

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Bite-Size Bacon and Cheese Scones

Bacon and cheese scones are buttery and flakey and made with flour, butter, baking powder, and all the usual pantry staples you have on hand for any biscuits. Perfect morning, noon, or night. Adapted from Kim Laidlaw | Williams-Sonoma: Home Baked Comfort | Weldon Owen, 2012 We had a tricky time discerning what to call these cute-as-a-button, buttery little bundles of bacony, cheesy goodness. Call something a scone and you summon notions of a… devour more »          

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Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

This strawberry rhubarb jam is incredibly easy compared to most homemade jams. It relies on lemons for pectin, vanilla for loveliness, and a simple technique to make a small batch of preserves in just half an hour. And you can stash the jam in the fridge rather than process and can it. Adapted from Sarabeth Levine | Sarabeth’s Good Morning Cookbook | Rizzoli, 2015 Those familiar with Sarabeth’s strawberry rhubarb jam know well the… devour more »          

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Raspberry Jam

Raspberry jam made with nothing but lipstick-red raspberries and sugar. Simple and easy as can be to make. Yet you’d never guess it from the taste.  Adapted from Rachel Saunders | The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook | Andrews McMeel, 2010 This raspberry jam recipe is the simplest jam ever. Or so says its creator, Rachel Saunders. We have to say, we’ve made a lot of jam recipes, and we have to concur. It’s also one of the best jam… devour more »          

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Easy Rhubarb Jam

Easy rhubarb jam is exactly that. Easy. Made from just rhubarb, sugar, lemon, water and a little stirring, it makes simple, pretty, and perfect preserves that taste just like old-fashioned jam. No prior canning experience required. Here’s how to make it at home. Adapted from Amy Pennington | Urban Pantry | Skipstone Press, 2010 This easy rhubarb jam perplexes us in the best possible way. It tastes far lovelier than you’d expect given… devour more »          

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