Restaurant Style French Toast

Restaurant Style French Toast

On mornings we can afford to slow our roll, I’ve taken to making the kids french toast. Leo crushes it and Tessa is quite a fan as well, taking 20 minutes to eat her breakfast instead of her standard 45 (she’s the chattiest of Cathys).

Pumpkin Waffles

Pumpkin Waffles

Waffles. I used to crush the multigrain Eggos, three at a time with butter and maple syrup, but the Belgian waffles on menus were never my thing. I couldn’t get the butter into those giant crevices the way I wanted to and then I found the waffle itself to be all air, no substance....

Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal

Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal

I’ve done a Thursday morning Bible study at my church since resigning from teaching, and it’s the best, for so many reasons. One of the reasons (okay, it’s a small reason compared to the other ones) is that there’s a breakfast snack table. I love me a buffet. Every week a different group is...

Easy Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Easy Cinnamon Raisin Bread

I was recently talking to someone who admitted, as I suspect many of you feel, that recipes requiring the use of yeast are a total no-go. Yeast is scary, or I guess I should say I get why you might think yeast is scary. In reality, yeast is awesome and overcoming your fear is...

Cream Cheese Glazed Cinnamon Rolls

Cream Cheese Glazed Cinnamon Rolls

Really, why mess with a good thing? These rolls are basic – a simple, tender dough rolled up with brown sugar and (lots of) cinnamon. They’re smothered with a thick cream cheese frosting. It’s tangy rather than sickly sweet, so it pairs perfectly with the sweet rolls.

Apple Walnut Muffins

Apple Walnut Muffins

In level 1 cooking one of the first things we talked about was how to understand a recipe. See, the thing is, if you understand how to read a recipe and how to do what the recipe tells you, you can cook. This muffin recipe supports and exemplifies that statement – let me explain.

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