breakfast

Spiced Applesauce Corn Muffins

Ingredients: 1/2 cup  canola oil 1 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup full-fat vanilla Greek yogurt 2 eggs 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup coarse cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch ground anise 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon mace 2/3 cup light […]

Gaufre de Liège (Liège Waffles)

Ingredients: 3/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon instant yeast (I used LeSaffre Saf-Instant Yeast Gold) 12 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 3/4 cups flour 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 eggs, at room temperature pinch salt 2/3 cup Belgian pearl sugar Directions: About 3 1/2-4 hrs prior to when you […]

Spiced Zucchini Muffins with Walnuts

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon mace 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ginger pinch salt 1 egg 1/2 cup canola oil 2 cups shredded zucchini (one medium zucchini) Directions: Preheat oven […]

Triple Orange Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients: 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (I used Cara Cara oranges) 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup canola oil 1/4 cup candied orange peel (optional) 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder pinch salt 1 […]

Tennessean Corn Light Bread

Ingredients: 2 cups finely ground yellow cornmeal 2/3 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup melted butter, cooled slightly Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour a standard loaf pan. Set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together the […]

Country Ham Cornbread

Ingredients: 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 egg 1 1/2 cups cornmeal 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup finely diced country ham pinch salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8×8 inch baking pan. Set […]

Mortadella Home Fries

Ingredients: 1 1/2-2 lb Russet potatoes, peeled, quartered and sliced 1 large onion, quartered and sliced 1/4 lb thinly sliced (imported) mortadella, cut into bite-sized pieces butter freshly ground black pepper pinch salt Directions: Parboil the potato in a medium pot. Drain and set aside. Heat a large skillet. Melt […]

Fruitcake Waffles

Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup canola oil 1 tablespoon brandy or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup fruitcake mix candied fruit (I used this), cherries chopped if needed confectioner’s sugar for serving Directions: Prepare […]

Ham & Peas Baked Polenta

Ingredients: 1/2 small red onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 oz Frick’s sliced Gourmet Ham, cut into bite-sized pieces 2/3 cup frozen peas 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup coarse cornmeal* 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 2 cups very hot or boiling water, chicken or ham stock salt freshly ground black […]