Breakfast Ideas



Corned Beef Hash

Deep Dish Lox and Cream Cheese Breakfast Pizza

Eggs in a Nest

Lobster and Goat Cheese Omelet

Salad Omelet

Salmon Omelet with Homemade Feta and Chives

Thai-ish Scrambled Egg Breakfast Pizza


Pancakes and Doughnuts

Bacon Pancake Bites, Maple Syrup Optional

Banana Pumpkin Pancakes with Pear Caramel Sauce

Blueberry Multigrain Pancakes

Cranberry Orange Walnut Pancakes with Cranberry Orange Syrup

Crullers with Cinnamon-Vanilla Glaze

Pancakes with Stairs and Almonds

Sourdough Hotcakes – Plain or Blueberry


Other Fun Egg Ideas

Coloring Eggs, Part 1

Coloring Eggs, Part 2


Breads and Crackers and Cakes, Batters and Doughs


Quickbreads and Coffee Cakes

Almost Mojito Bread

Banana Bread with a River of Nutella

Blueberry Boy-Bait

Blueberry Jonnycake-in-the-Oven

Blueberry Tea Cake with Purple Basil, Lemon Thyme, and Lavender

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Pear and Pecan Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Streusel Bread

Ricotta Coffee Cake with a Chocolate, Lemon and Double Ginger Filling

Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread



Banana Sweet Potato Muffins

Butternut Squash Muffins with Pecan Crunch Topping

Nutty Banana Bread

Oatmeal Corn Muffins

Peanutbutter Muffins



Blueberry Scones


Crackers and Chips and Little Bites

Assorted Homemade Tortilla Chips

Scottish Oatcakes


Other Breads Without Yeast

Cheesy Buttermilk Biscuits and Raid the Fridge Veggie Burgers

Flour Tortillas

Irish Whiskey Soda Bread

Quick Onion Flatbread

Royal Hibernian Brown Loaf

Taco Cornbread


Yeasted Breads – Savory

Basic Breads

Easy Herb Batter Bread (the first bread I learned to make)

“Gooder Than Sushi” Bread

Indiana Basic White Bread

Pain Ordinaire Careme – A Daily Loaf

Pita Bread

Potato Bread

Soft White Bread


Breads With a Bit More Complexity

Broa – Portuguese Corn Bread

Chevre Whey Bread

Clemen-Thyme Dinner Rolls

Garlicky Dinner Rolls

Gateau au Poivre (Pepper Cakes, or Pepper Biscuits)

New York, or Jewish, Rye Bread and a Reuben

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Onion Cake

Pink Bread – More Fun With Beets

Pizza Dough Wheat Rolls

Potato Rye Bread with Onion and Caraway (you, too, can learn from my mistakes!)

Rosemary Garlic Bread

Savory Sweet Potato Bread

Stuffing Flavored Cranberry Sandwich Bread

Two Crumpet Recipes


Yeasted Breads – Sweet

Choereg – Armenian Sweet Bread

Peanutbutter Banana Swirl Bread


Adventures in Sourdough

Starting a Starter

It’s Aliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiive!!!

Updated Sourdough Update

We Have Sourdough!

Sourdough Update – A Great Relief

Sourdough – The First Loaf

Sourdough – The Second Batch of Bread

Sourdough Hotcakes – Plain and Blueberry

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Sourdough Rolls

Making a Rye Sour

New York, or Jewish, Rye Bread and a Reuben


Pizza and Pizza-Like

My Favorite Pizza Dough Recipe

Blueberry and Goat Cheese Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Sauteed Almonds

Herb Crust Pizza – One Crust, Many Toppings

Pizzas with Roasted Garlic and Herbed Crust

Summer Focaccia

Two Pizzas (a very old post…sorry, no pictures)


Cheese and Cheesemaking

Cows Milk Cheeses

Soft Cheeses

Homemade Ricotta!  Batch #1

Fresh, Homemade Mozzarella!  Batch #1

Ricotta and Mozzarella – Practice Makes Perfect

Mozzarella with Basil

Smoked Mozzarella

Queso Blanco

Lactic Cheese

Cream Cheese – Uncooked Curd Method


Hard Cheese

Farmhouse Cheddar Batch #1

Update on the Farmhouse Cheddar

If It Looks Like Cheddar

Stirred Curd Cheddar Batch #1 Part 1

Stirred Curd Cheddar Batch #1 Part 2

Stirred Curd Cheddar – Batch #1 Part 3

Jalapeno Cheddar Batch #1

Unveiling the Stirred Curd and Jalapeno Cheddars

Manchego – Part 1

Manchego – Part 2


Goats Milk Cheese

Chevre – My First Batch of Goat Cheese!

Making Feta

Unveiling the Short Term Feta

Feta Frustration

Goats Milk Mozzarella

Whole Goats Milk Ricotta 


Recipes Featuring Cheese

Apple and Brie Quesadillas

Blueberry Goat Cheese Ice Cream

Brie Wedge Oddly Wrapped in Puff Pastry Dough

Brie, Revisited

Brie III

Cheese Fondue (an ancient post – sorry, no pictures)

Made With Love – A Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Mushrooms Stuffed with Chevre and Smoked Trout

Squash Blossoms Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Zucchini


More Good Things to Eat



Apple and Brie Quesadillas

Basil and Nasturtium Pesto Crostini with Fresh Mozzarella and Candied Cherry Tomatoes  (another old post – from back before I posted pictures AND before I made my own mozzarella)

Crispy Beet Green Chips

Frighteningly Pink Caviar Dip

Lüchow’s Pickled Mushrooms

Mini Kale Bites II

Scallion and Red Onion Pancakes with Ginger Dipping Sauce

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Again

Squash Blossoms Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Zucchini

Thai Spring Rolls

Two Easy Bean Dip Recipes

Wild (and Tame) Mushroom Pate


Snacks and Light Meals

Cha Yip Dahn (Tea Eggs or Marbled Eggs) with Goo Yuet Fun Yim (Roasted Pepper and Salt Mix)     

Fried Thanksgiving Leftover Wontons

Grilled Avocado and Sardine Sandwich

Open Faced Leftover Turkey and Brie Sandwich

Poached Egg over Goat’s Milk Mozzarella, Arugula and Bacon Fat Fried Dough

Zucchini and Prosciutto Quiche


Chowders, Soups and Stews

A Mess of Pottage (Lentil Soup)

Caldo Verde – Portuguese Kale Soup, Version 1

Caldo Verde – Portuguese Kale Soup, Verion 2

Chilled Cucumber Soup (one of two recipes in this post)

Curry Ginger Carrot Bisque

Get Well Soup

Leek and Potato Soup


Silky Coconut Butternut Shrimp Soup – A Variation on Keng Bouad Mak Fak Kham

Split Pea Soup

Sweet Potato Bisque

Tomato Soup – From a Can!



Boston Baked Beans

Broccoli Rabe Sauteed in Olive Oil with Pancetta and Garlic

Broccoli Rabe and Cauliflower Gratin

Carrot and Purple Cabbage Slaw

Chiles Rellenos

Colcannon – One Version – and Sausages

Cucumber and Chiles (one of two cucumber recipes in this post)

Daikon with Sesame Miso Sauce

First Harvest, Two Ways (Asparagus, Broccoli Rabe, and Bok Choi)

Garden Slaw

Green Papaya Salad

Kale Pie

Leek and Potato Pie


Onion Rings

Raid the Pantry Veggie Burgers and Cheesy Buttermilk Biscuits

Renee Pottle’s Vegetarian Burgers (sorry, no pictures)

Roasting Garlic

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Again

Squash Blossoms Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Zucchini

Thai Spring Rolls

Warm Honey-Mustard Tofu Salad



Preparing Sushi Rice

Crab and Corn (and a bit of Lobster) Risotto

Risotto with Artichoke Hearts, Crabmeat and Shrimp

Risotto with Really Wild Mushrooms

Thai Forbidden Rice Salad


Pasta, Noodles, and Dumplings

Green Spaghetti – The Way Mom Used to Make It

Green Spaghette – A Variation

Homemade Herb Layered Ravioli Filled with Goat Cheese, Garlic Scallions and Wilted Spinach

Homemade Tortellini

Lasagne of Homemade Components, Mostly

Lotsa Lasagne

Potato Gnocchi

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Sage Butter

Red Curry Macaroni with Five Cheeses and Bacon

Sesame Noodles (sorry – no pictures)

Shrimp and Fettuccine with Basil and Nasturtium Pesto (sorry – no pictures)

Smoked Trout Ravioli

Smokey Hot Turkey Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese


Spaghetti Tacos

Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Whole Wheat Linguine with Leeks and Mushrooms (sorry – no pictures)


Savory Pastry Dishes

Cornish Pasties 


Poultry and Water Fowl

Cantonese Lemon Chicken

Chicken and Gravy and Mashed Potatoes (sorry – no pictures)

Chicken with Lemon, Oregano and Roasted Garlic

Duck Breast with Reduction of Port, Shallots and Figs

Duck Prosciutto

General Tang’s Chicken

Roast Chicken with Onion and Mushroom Gravy

Rosemary Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Shiu Ng Heung Gai (Oven Roasted Spiced Chicken)


Fish and Shellfish

Freshwater Fish

Opening Day Salmon Cakes

Smokey Trout Hash

Trout for Lunch (very old post – no pictures)


Saltwater Fish

Fluke Roll-Ups

Ginger-Scallion Red Snapper, Whole and on the Grill

Grilled Sockeye Salmon with Asparagus and Wild Rice


Smoked Bluefish

Stir-Fried Fish with Ginger (nope, no pictures)


Fish with Legs

Baby Octopi

Baby Octopus’s Garden

Octopus Ceviche – Nobu Style


Fish with Shells

2 People; 1 Lobster – 3 Ways

Baked Shrimp, Mexicanish

Clamcake Recipe


Crab Cakes

Green Thai Shrimp Curry

Grilled Shrimp (sorry – no pictures)

Littlenecks and Lobsters

Lobster Cakes

Lobster Sausage

Red Curry Shrimp and Vegetables Over Mashed Potatoes

Scallops Wrapped in Nori, Topped with Bacon and Chives and a Maple Soy Ginger Glaze

Shrimp and Avocado with Wasabi (no pictures – what’s wrong with me??)

Snail Salad

Soft Shell Crab Roll

Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

Steamed Clams with Thai Herbed Broth Over Potato Glass Noodles

Steamed Crabmeat Dumplings

Stuffies and Clams Casino

Surf & Surf & Turf & Turf, Sort Of (who writes this stuff?)

Sweet and Tangy Scallops

Two Scallop Recipes (one is blackened, one with lime) (again – an old post, no pictures)



Baked Pork Chops (sorry, old post.  no pictures)

Chiles Rellenos

Pork Brain Pate

Pork Loin Medallions with Apples, Onions and Herbs

Red Pork Curry


Making Bacon is Fun!

Step One – Curing

Step Two – Smoking

Step Three – Pork Rinds

Step Four – Salt Pork

Step Five – Bacon Beer


Bacon in Recipes

Bacon Pancake Bites – Maple Syrup Optional

Scallops Wrapped in Nori, Topped with Bacon and Chives and a Maple-Soy Ginger Glaze


Pulled Pork

Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder (or Boston Butt) for Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Smoked Pork Butt Part 1 – Rising Before Dawn

Smoked Pork Butt Part 2 – Charcoal Couture

Smoked Pork Butt Part 3 – I’ve Got a Hot Butt

Smoked Pork Butt Part 4 – Of Bark and Smoke Rings and Shreddy Goodness

Pulled Pork Tamales



Ribs – Part 1

Ribs – Part 2

7 Hour Ribs 


Sausage Making

John’s Experimental Sausage #2

Making Sausage – Cleaning the Hog Casings

Making Sausage – and Other Things

Making Sausage – Grinding the Meat

Making Sausage – The Stuffing Part



Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce


Mutton Cari (Lamb Curry)

Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb



Baby Buffalo Ball Sandwiches

Buffalo Balls (old post/no pictures)

Corned Beef and Vegetables

Cornish Pasties

Crispy Orange and Meyer Lemon Beef

Rendering Beef Fat and Making Suet Cakes for the Birds

Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding


Steak and Potatoes


Multi-Day Food Projects

Oktoberfest 2007

Part 1 – The Sauerkraut

Part 2 – The Onion Cake

Part 3 – The Sauerbraten

Part 4 – The Spaetzle

Part 5 – The Scary Stuff

Bonus Post from 2008 – Kraut and Beer Fudge Cake


The Corned Beef Project of March 2008

Day 1 – The Brine and the Briskets

Day 2 – Peeking at the Brisket

Day 3 – Another Peek

Day 5 – The Turning of the Briskets (and no, there was no Day 4…or 6 or 7, either)

Day 8 – Irish Whiskey Soda Bread

Day 8 – Royal Hibernian Brown Loaf

Day 8 – The Condiments

Day 9 – The Meal

Day 11 – Corned Beef Hash


Everything Else


Sauces, Mixtures, Pastes and Blends

Arugula Pesto (from 2004 – no pictures)

Bill’s Eel Sauce (no process photos)

Dill Butter

Garam Masala

Google Hot Sauce (the Giveaway is over, but hey, look – I got mentioned in Boston Magazine Online…I’m the “slightly dotty amateur chef” – hahaha!)

Green Sauce

Green Thai Curry Paste

Horseradish Cream and Guinness Mustard

Red Thai Curry Paste I

Red Thai Curry Paste II

Roasted Tomatillo and Jalapeno Salsa


Fermenting and Pickling

Fermented Dill Pickles

Homemade Sauerkraut

Lüchow’s Pickled Mushrooms

Pickled Beets


Stocking Up

48 Ears of Corn

Beef and Chicken Stocks

Blueberry Lime Jam

Bread and Butter Pickle Chips

Green Tomato Jam (aka Booger Jam)

Habanero Gold

Jalapeno Hot Sauce

Jalapeno Salsa

Mixed Hot Pepper Jelly

Roasted Garlic Jelly Two Ways

Rhubarb Ginger Jam

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam – Two Batches with Liquid Pectin

Tomatillo Salsa

Watermelon Jelly



Julia Mixes a Healthy Snack

The Creation of the Hail Mary (Tomato Juice and a Hail Storm)

Mint Leaves and Hail Stones – The Mohailto

Revisiting Kefir


In the Cookie Jar (or near it)

Alex’s Cookies

Almond Stars 2007

Almond Stars (in theory) 2008


Biscotti with Candied Ginger, Mini Chocolate Chips, and Almonds

Candy Canes and Chocolate Meringues

Chocolate Candy Canes

Chocolate Chip Cookies (old post, no pictures)

Chocolate Coconut Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Peppermint Nuggets

Cinnamon Crunch Biscotti

Citrus Biscotti – Chocolate Glaze Optional

Coconut Shortbread Sea Creature Cookies

Crispy Jack-O-Lantern Treats

Farmer Hats 2007

Farmer Hats 2008 – A Success Story

Florentines (Almond Lace Cookies)

German Butter Cookies 2007

German Butter Cookies 2008

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Houses

Halloween Haul Cookies

Lemon Biscotti with Candied Ginger and White Chocolate Chips

Lime Thumbprints and a Lime Tart

Nutella Kiss Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orange Cardamom Cookies

Pecan Squares

Pfeffernusse 2007

Pfeffernusse 2008

Pistachio Praline Popcorn

Please, Sir, I Want S’more…Cookies

Pumpkin Pecan Oat Bars

Ravioli Dolci

Short Dough – A Basic Recipe

Short Dough – Big Snowflakes and Glittery Stars

Spiced Halloween Cookies

Springerle 2007

Springerle 2008

Strawberry Pecan Oat Bars


White Lebkuchen 2007

White Lebkuchen 2008

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies


And For Dessert…

Some Dessert Basics

Creme Anglaise

Hearthside Bananas

Pastry Cream

Pate a Choux

Picante y Dulce Almond Brittle

Homemade Puff Pastry Dough

Raspberry Coulis


Mainly Chocolate

Boca Negra

Boca Negra Hearts with Raspberry Coulis and Creme Anglaise



Apple Fritters (sorry, no pictures)

Apple Strudel

Bananas Foster Napoleons

Blueberry Twists

The Healthiest Cupcakes Ever

Homemade Blueberry Frozen Homemade Yogurt

Impromptu Peach Crisp

Poached Pears with Syrup and Creme Anglaise

Strawberry Eggrolls

Strawberry Shortcake with Rhubarb Sauce

Sweet and Sour Cherry Cobbler


Pies and Tarts

Bittersweet Chocolate and Ginger-Lemon Poached Pear Tart

Lemon Sponge Pie (old post, no pictures)

Lemon Sponge Pie with Chocolate Pastry CrustLime Thumbprints and a Lime Tart

Mini Apple Pies

Mini Blueberry Pies

Poached Pear Tarte Tatin – in Miniature

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Teeny Tiny Tartes Tatin


Ice Creams and Other Really Cold Concoctions

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Blueberry Goat Cheese Ice Cream

Blueberry Maple Ice Cream

Lemon Ice Cream

Margarita Ice Cream with Picante y Dulce Almond Brittle

White Chocolate Ice Cream

Wild Blueberry Sorbet


Eggs and Cheese and Custards


Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Chocolate Tiramisu

Creme Brulee (no pictures)

Creme Brulee (again – with pictures this time)

Eggnog Flan

Grapenut Butternut Flan

Julia’s Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Pie Profiteroles

Red Miso Souffle with Lemon Ice Cream

Strawberry Balsamic Souffle

Strawberry Panna Cotta

Zeppole – One Version


Baked Cakes

Chocolate Pound Cake

Mango Upside-Down Cake

Pretty Pink Cupcakes – Made with Beets

Sauerkraut and Beer Fudge Cake

Upside Down Apple Gingerbread


Tuesdays and Fridays with Dorie

Baking:  From My Home to Yours

Apple Cheddar Scones

Banana Cream Pie

Bill’s Big Carrot Cake

Black and White Arborio Rice Puddings (or, in my case, Puddles)

Black and White Banana Loaf

Blueberry Crumb Cake

Blueberry Sour Cream Ice Cream

Brown Sugar-Pecan Shortbread

Brrrrrrrrrrrownies with Natalie

Buttery Jam Cookies

Cherry Rhubarb Cobbler

Chocolate Amaretti Torte

Chocolate Armagnac Cake

Chocolate-Banded Ice Cream Torte

Chocolate Chocolate Eyeball Cupcakes

Chocolate-Crunched Caramel Tart

Chocolate Pudding

Chunky Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Chipsters

Coconut Butter Thins

Dimply Plum Cake

Double-Crusted Blueberry Pie

Florida Pie

Fluted Polenta and Ricotta Cake

Four-Star Chocolate Bread Pudding

French Chocolate Brownies

French Pear Tart

French Yogurt Cake with Marmalade Glaze

Fresh Ginger and Chocolate Gingerbread

Grandma’s All-Occasion Sugar Cookies

Granola Grabbers


La Palette’s Strawberry Tart

Lemon Cup Custard

Linzer Sables


Mixed Berry Crumble

Parisian Apple Tartlet

Pecan Honey Sticky Buns

Perfection Pound Cake

Pumpkin (or Squash) Muffins


Savory Corn and Pepper Muffins

Sugar-Topped Molasses Spice Cookies

Thanksgiving Twofer Pie

The Most Extraordinary French Lemon Cream Tart

Tiramisu Petit Fours

World Peace Cookies


Baking with Julia

White Loaves


French Fridays with Dorie

Caramel Topped Semolina Cake

Chicken B’Stilla

Gerard’s Mustard Tart

Gnocchi a la Parisienne


Hachis Parmentier

M. Jacques Armagnac Chicken

Marie-Helene’s Apple Cake

Michel Rostang’s Double Chocolate Mousse Cake

Orange-Almond Tart

Paris Mushroom Soup

Pumpkin Gorgonzola Flan

Salted Butter Breake-Ups


Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Nuts

Tourteau de Chevre

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  1. Just wondering, i have read some of your bread recipes, what are the stand mixers you have?

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