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Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Cuppylicious!, The Daring Cooks' Challenge

Herb and Garlic Brioche

Herb & Garlic Brioche

Total time: 3.5 hours

Peta, of the blog Peta Eats, was our lovely hostess for the Daring Cooks’ September 2011 challenge, “Stock to Soup to Consommé”. We were taught the meaning between the three dishes, how to make a crystal clear Consommé if we so chose to do so, and […]

Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Breakfast, Cupcakes & Muffins, Cuppylicious!

Stacie’s Amish Friendship Bread

Friendship Bread and blueberry muffins

Total time: 30-60 minutes, plus 7-10 days.

Friendship bread is that chain-letter-bread that you divide with your neighbors and continue to reap the benefits from over and over again. The concept is to take your starter, triple it, then share it with 2 people. You bake with your share, […]

Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Cuppylicious!

Challah (Egg Bread)

Braided egg bread

Total time: Approximately 3 hours.

Adapted from the Joy of Cooking.

1 Tbsp active dry yeast 1 c warm water + 2 Tbsp warm water 4 tsp sugar + 1/2 tsp sugar 3 c all purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg, slightly beaten 2 Tbsp vegetable oil pinch of […]

Cuppylicious!, Meat, Poultry, Seafood

Salmon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Salmon Stuffed Chicken Breast

Total time: 1 hour.

2 boneless chicken breasts 3/4 c smoked salmon, separated and deboned 3/4 c feta cheese 2 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp dill weed 1/2 tsp salt or to taste breadcrumbs

Serves 2.

Preheat oven to 400F.

In a small bowl, mix together feta, salmon, garlic, dill […]

Breads and Desserts, Cookies, Cuppylicious!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies with pecans and coconut.

Total time: Approximately 45 minutes.

1/2 c butter (1 stick), softened 1/4 c sugar 3/4 c brown sugar 1/4 c cocoa powder 1/4 c chocolate chips 1 tsp shortening 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 c flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 3/4 […]

Breads and Desserts, Cookies, Cuppylicious!

Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Total time: 1 hour.

Also known as “Vermont Maple Cookies”, these are eggless cookies!

1/2 c butter (1 stick) 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 c maple syrup 1 T hazelnut syrup

1 tsp baking soda 1/4 c boiling water

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1.5 c old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 c shredded […]

Cuppylicious!, Eastern Mediterranean, Ethnic Foods, Side Dishes

Greek Roasted Potatoes

Greek Roasted Potatoes (about half a batch)

Total time: Approximately 1 hour.

4-5 potatoes 1/4 c olive oil 1/4 c lemon juice 1/4 c water 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp dijon mustard 1 tsp ground or crushed thyme 1 tsp ground or crushed rosemary 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp salt, or to […]

Breads and Desserts, Breakfast, Cupcakes & Muffins, Cuppylicious!

Apple Ginger Muffcakes

Apple Ginger Muffcakes

Total time: 40 minutes.

Original by Tried & Tasted’s Paper Chef September: Apple Ginger Cupcakes

Two apples, diced 1 stick of butter 3 inches fresh ginger root, minced 1 T cinnamon

1 1/2 c flour 1/4 c vegetable oil 1/4 c plain yogurt 1/4 c milk 1 eggs 3/4 c sugar […]

Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Breakfast, Cuppylicious!

Apple Oat Bread

Apple Oat Bread

Total time: 35 minutes.

1 cup chopped apple pieces 1 c flour 1/2 c oats 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c oil 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 350F.

Whisk together dry ingredients, set aside.

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Breads and Desserts, Cookies, Cuppylicious!

Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

Total time: 1 hour.

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup pecans 2 eggs 1 stick butter, softened 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350.

Set aside your melted chocolate to […]