Basic Pie Dough (Shortening-and–Butter Version)
Why use shortening in a piecrust? The general thinking is that shortening aids in creating flakiness, while butter imparts flavor. This recipe creates a crust that is just that—full of tender flakes and rich in flavor.
Fresh Dill Feta Quick Bread
This fragrant dough comes together easily. Stone ground whole-wheat flour, mixed in equal parts with unbleached white, gives the crumb a nice texture.
Healthy Blueberry Sugar Free Muffins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl stir together wet ingredients, combining applesauce, milk, splenda, vanilla, and eggs In a separate bowl stir…
Not Your Average Shortcake
Sift flour, 1 – 1/2 T. sugar and baking powder into a medium sized bowl. Add salt. Add the chilled butter and rub the butter…
Clementine marmalade makes a particularly good filling for these springy muffins, but any citrus flavor works well.
Whole Wheat Scones
Scones are best eaten on the day they’re made and are delicious warm from the oven.
Quick Fix Macaroni and Cheese Muffins
Macaroni and cheese muffins? You heard correctly. Simply mix cooked macaroni with a few ingredients, scoop it into muffin tins, and presto: healthy, portion-controlled, marvelous macaroni and cheese that you can eat out of hand.
In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of whole wheat flour, salt and yeast. In a saucepan, heat water, honey and oil to…
Banana-Nut Cinnamon Muffins
Substitutions such as egg whites and applesauce make these moist banana muffins a guilt-free indulgence
Mulberry Cream Scones
Place flour, sugar, both measurements of baking powder, and salt into an electric mixer bowl. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Cut butter into small pieces and add…
Banana Loaf Bread
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. Blend oil with sugar until creamy. Sift dry ingredients together and add to the…
Texas Blueberry Pecan Bread
Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9 x 5-inch pan with parchment paper, so that the paper overhangs the two long sides of the pan….
White Chocolate Cranberry Bread
Position an oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 350F. Lightly butter and flour a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan and…
Vegan Banana Nut Bread
Substitutions such as whole-wheat flour, soy yogurt, and almond milk make this moist banana bread a sensible treat.
Green Tea Walnut Loaf
Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with canola oil cooking spray. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda,…