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Rustic Buttermilk Scones

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Rustic Buttermilk Scones
A well-made scone that is fresh out of the oven is something that is just about irresistible. A scone in the pastry case of a coffee shop, on the other hand, is a lot easier to pass up. Many commercially made scones (in the US, anyway) are dry and cakey, and while you …

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Pain Perdu

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Pain Perdu
Pain perdu is a great dish to make on a lazy weekend morning when you have a loaf of slightly stale, rustic bread leftover from the night before. Pain perdu is another way of saying French toast, but I tend to associate it with French toast made with a more rustic, French-style bread …

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Fluffy Lemon Yogurt Pancakes

Fluffy Lemon Yogurt Pancakes
Thick, fluffy pancakes are always a good way to start any morning. I will sometimes squeeze a batch into a weekday morning, but I usually reserve them for the weekends when I have time to sit around and savor my pancakes. The weekends also give me time to play around with the flavors …

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Amaretto French Toast

Amaretto French Toast

French toast is one of those breakfasts that is usually reserved for the weekends, but often makes appearances on my weekday mornings if I have a nice loaf of bread in the kitchen. It’s fast and easy to make french toast, and the warm, custardy dish is like having dessert for breakfast. …

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Blender Waffles

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Blender Waffles

If you have a waffle iron, the odds are good that you don’t take it out and use it nearly often enough. For most people, waffle making is a weekend activity that involves making a mess and spending a lot of time in the kitchen. For some waffle recipes – especially yeast …

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Sticky Buns with Golden Raisins

Sticky Buns with Golden Raisins
The difference between sticky buns and cinnamon buns is that sticky buns have a sticky caramel topping that is baked onto the buns and cinnamon buns don’t, and are typically finished off with a drizzle of icing. The caramel for sticky buns is made at the bottom of the baking pan with butter …

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