Category Archives: Breakfast

Candied Orange Toasty Pecan Sticky Buns and Bad Boy First Love, Part One

I made these candied orange toasty pecan sticky buns over a week ago; the photos processed, resized and ready to go, but I couldn’t write the post to go with it.  There’s been a lot going on in my life; … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pistachio Cream Cheese Coffee Cake + A Giveaway

This raspberry pistachio cream cheese coffee cake would make a great Christmas morning treat. Well, not only Christmas morning, but an anytime coffee cake. But, with the red and green from raspberry preserves and pistachio nuts, I think this coffee cake suits … Continue reading

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Povitica! Pumpkin Cheese Pie Povitica, and the Traditional One.

Ever go through those blogging ruts where nothing seems to turn out right, from the dish and the photos to writing the post? You literally stop flowing; herky jerky, forced writing becomes the norm.  I’m deep in one of those … Continue reading

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Parlez-Vous Croissant? How to Make Croissants from Scratch!

The croissant has evolved…into a crescent roll.  Let me explain.  From the time I was in college, until about 10 years ago, croissants were flaky, layered, buttery crescents of heaven. No matter where I bought them, they were all of … Continue reading

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Magic Cheesy Layered Vegetable Quiche

Where did all the blue/purple potatoes go? All summer long, every single local supermarket or farmer’s market was either out of them, didn’t sell them, or “will be getting a delivery in soon”, yet those deliveries never came, unless there were … Continue reading

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