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TWD (okay, WWD) – Savory Corn and Pepper Muffins

  I love this recipe. As you can see by the photo above, I didn't make muffins.  I am just not that nuts about muffins.  And since this is really at heart a cornbread recipe (to me, anyway), I figured I'd bake it in a cast iron skillet, as cornbread should be baked. But first… Continue reading TWD (okay, WWD) – Savory Corn and Pepper Muffins

Apples · Quick Breads · Scones · Tuesdays With Dorie

TWD (make that WWD in this case) Apple Cheddar Scones

Yes, here I am, late to the party.  But at least I got here before NEXT Tuesday. Apple Cheddar Scones.  The recipe is from Dorie Greenspan's book "Baking From My Home to Yours", and can be found on page 32, or you can visit Karina's blog, The Floured Apron, if you don't have the book… Continue reading TWD (make that WWD in this case) Apple Cheddar Scones

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Corned Beef Project: Day 8 – Royal Hibernian Brown Loaf


This one is from Bernard Clayton's New Complete Book of Breads, but I found this sort of recipe - a brown soda bread - in just about all of the bread books I was looking through.  I didn't find the American version until I checked in with King Arthur.  And it makes sense - raisins would be more likely used for special occasion breads, holiday breads.  And I don't even know if raisins were all that common an ingredient in Ireland long ago.  I kind of doubt it.