A Scone Recipe Requiring No Egg

A Scone Without Egg

Craving scones but short an egg or two? Have egg allergies but still craving the best tasting scones? We’re here to help you out with a delicious, fluffy scone recipe with no egg, requiring just a few simple ingredients. Casting Scone Aspersions The internet is full of bloggers casting scone aspersions. Obviously, this is better … Read more

Coconut Pecan Cookie Recipe

Coconut Pecan Cookie Recipe

This coconut pecan cookie recipe combines your favorite drop cookies with a classic flavor combination – coconut and pecan. We also like to add some chocolate chips, for good measure. These cookies have a pleasing chewy texture interrupted by the crunch of pecan. About Coconut and Pecan Coconut and Pecan is a classic Southern American … Read more

Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

Rumor has it that the Mississippi Mud Cake originated in the American South in the 1970s or 1980s. The cake is supposedly named after the muddy banks of the Mississippi river. This treat is a chocolate lover’s dream. It consists in a layer of moist chocolate cake, topped with gooey marshmallows, and then another layer … Read more

Nutella Swirl Waffle Recipe

What’s better than a crunchy, tender waffle? One with Nutella swirled through it, obviously. This Nutella waffle recipe comes together quickly for an easy, indulgent weekend breakfast. A Short History of Nutella Nutella, like so many great inventions, emerged from scarcity. In 1806, Napoleon’s continental system prevented British goods from entering French-controlled ports, putting cocoa … Read more

Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe

This strawberry shortbread cookie recipe relies on freeze-dried strawberries rather than fresh strawberries or strawberry jam to provide an intense strawberry flavor. This recipe is loosely adapted from The Floured Table. A Short History of Shortbread Shortbread originated in Scotland. While the treat is famously associated with Mary Queen of Scots (also, coincidentally the most … Read more

Crispy Swedish Waffles

Swedish waffle recipe

Swedes love waffles so much that they devoted an entire day to them. There are not one, but two strands of Swedish waffle recipe types. Waffle lovers, unite! A Short History of Waffles Waffles were invented in the middle ages. By the 18th century, people loved waffles so much that cookbooks began to identify types … Read more

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Recipe

This strawberry cheesecake cookie recipe is not for the faint of heart, since it requires several steps. All of the individual bits keep nicely in the refrigerator of freezer for several days, so it’s a good multi-day project for a busy weekend. A Short History of Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies While we’ve written extensively about cheesecake … Read more

Haitian Cake Recipe

Haitian Cake Recipe

The most traditional of Haitian cake recipe is the “Gateau au Beurre,” or butter cake. This is a classic pound cake, with a few special additions that give it a unique flavor: rum, nutmeg, and lime zest. It also traditionally includes evaporated milk, which contributes to its very moist texture. A Short History of Haitian … Read more

Poffertjes: A Mini Dutch Pancakes Recipe

Mini Dutch Pancakes Recipe

Do you prefer your pancakes petite and puffy? This mini Dutch pancakes recipe is for you. A Short History of Poffertjes At some point, Catholic monks in Southern Holland decided that those dry communion wafers just weren’t cutting it. We’re going to guess at some time around the Reformation, when there may have been some … Read more