Kitchen Tip: Bagel Chips

In the refrigerator the other day I found myself face to face with a beautiful bag of bagels that were, unfortunately, not tender to the touch.  I had but one thing in mind. Slice those babies thin and bake ‘em into crispy submission! When confronted with old and hard bagels, I make Bagel Chips! Slice …

No Knead, No Fail Bread

Stupid easy and Stupid good. This recipe is a serious confidence builder for the hopeless and lazy cook.  Which is where I was quickly headed in the dead of winter.  As Fall turned cold and the Holidays crept closer yet flew past, I snuggled into our new house and new projects. In the past season I also spent lots …

Sweet Biscuits, Perfect for Shortcake

Everyone has a perfect recipe for biscuits.  Each household has a meal that would not be a meal without a biscuit. While relatively simple, some of the best biscuits are achieved with little more than flour and finesse. Biscuits have different regional meanings around the world. In the oldest known usage, the bis in biscuit …