Biscuits, Muffins and Scones

New Orleans Beignets

New Orleans Beignets

  The Crescent City is known for many “sweet” things, such as, King Cakes, a brioche-type pastry, which is a huge part of Mardi-Gras traditions, Sfinci, creamy ricotta-filled puffs of…
Rustic Ricotta Biscuits

Rustic Ricotta Biscuits

  Ricotta is not actually a cheese, rather it is a byproduct of the cheese-making process. The creamy curds of  ricotta are rich in protein, are an excellent source of…
Orange & Mascarpone Biscuits

Orange Mascarpone Biscuits

  These quick and easy-to-prepare biscuits will add a special touch to your everyday breakfast. And, if you’re having overnight guests for the holidays, it’s nice to have something fresh…

Scorzette di Arancia

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  If you can peel an orange and boil water you can make candied orange peel! I feel very fortunate to have several citrus trees in my yard and I…

Olive Oil Zucchini Bread

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  Summer squash is abundant this time of year. We have eaten it grilled and oven-fried, in a refreshing cold soup and a marinated salad. If you love zucchini and if you…

Panettone Bread Pudding

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  Just the mere thought of panettone, the slightly sweet, Milanese Christmas bread, conjures up the aromas of citrus, vanilla and candied fruit. This holiday bread is traditionally made using…

Cranberry & Toasted Walnut Scones

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  Whether I’m making vanilla bean or lemon-blueberry, my scone recipes have the same basic ingredients such as, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt, plus either butter or olive oil and…

Mozzarella Biscuits

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  Crispy on the outside with a soft crumb inside, these not quite savory, not quite sweet, biscuits are the perfect bite. Particularly tasty with soups and a nice alternative…

Carrot Cake Muffins

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  With the exception of sugar beets, carrots have more sugar than any other vegetable. During the Middle Ages, when sweeteners were scarce and expensive, Europeans used carrots to add…

Sweet Potato Biscuits

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  Everything’s better with biscuits! These southern specialties have a soft tender crumb with a slight sweet taste and a kiss of cinnamon. These better than cornbread (in my opinion)…
Panettone Muffins

Panettone Muffins

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  I discovered this recipe the last time I ordered Fiori di Sicilia for my biscotti recipe. King Arthur Flour is the oldest flour company in America and has served…
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