Me and My Boys Bakery: Pretzels and Cinnamon Rolls

This first weekend in October called for more recipe testing for Me and My Boys Bakery. Both of these turned out well and will be added to the growing menu that now includes Parmesan Puppy Pretzels and Peanut Butter Cinnamon Rolls in addition to the Barkscotti and Peanut Butter Blueberry Scones.   PEANUT BUTTER CINNAMON…

Me and My Boys Bakery: Scones and Barkscotti

I hope to launch Me and My Boys Bakery in the Spring,  so this Fall/Winter will involve a lot of recipe testing and planning. As a lifelong dog lover and owner, I’ve seen my fair share of cutesy dog treats, not that there is anything wrong with that, but I wanted to create something different…

Another Day, Another Biscuit. Part 4

The quest, and obsession, to find the perfect biscuit recipe continues. These are flaky and have beautiful layers. I like the combination of different flours, fats and milks. FLAKY BUTTERMILK BISCUITS INGREDIENTS 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup bread flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, chilled 3…

Recipe Testing: Me and My Boys Bakery

My goal for next year is to open a mobile bakery for people and their pets …. Me and My Boys Bakery. So over the winter I will be testing and working on recipes for treats for both 2-legged and 4-legged customers. Jordy (aka Hoover/Tank) Samson (aka Moose) I worked on a number of recipes…

Croissants: Buttery, Flaky, Perfection

As with buttermilk biscuits, I’m on a quest to find the perfect croissant recipe. Though making croissants takes patience and 2-3 days, the payoff is worth the wait. The first recipe I tried (Though it may be a strange choice, since it is from a cookbook about cheese) is from “Milk Made: A Book About…

Another Day, Another Biscuit. Part 3

The hunt for the perfect biscuit recipe continues. Today I tested out Edna Lewis’ and Anthony Bourdain’s recipes.  One with lard and one with butter. Both were yummy but Edna’s did rise a bit more.  It is very interesting to compare the two recipes, both ingredients and techniques.   Biscuits From “The Taste of Country…

Cookbook: “Burma Superstar”

We love curry and cookbooks. So I couldn’t wait to try some recipes from “Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes from the Crossroads of Southeast Asia,” by Desmond Tan and Kate Leahy. Coconut Chicken Curry Nan Gyi Thoke Platha

Another Day, Another Biscuit. Part 2

The quest for the perfect biscuit continues …. ​recipe from Biscuit Love in Nashville. Flaky, buttery and amazing. This biscuit is now #1. Biscuit Love Golden Biscuits From Nashville’s Biscuit Love  Yield: 10 large biscuits 4 tsp sugar 2 tsp rapid-rise dry yeast 2 1/2 c ap flour, plus more for flouring 2 1/2 tsp…

Another Day, Another Biscuit

I am on a mission to find the best biscuit recipe. So I’m been testing out a number of recipes. These are my favorites so far in order from “hell yeah” to “still pretty damn good.” #1 Flaky-ass Biscuits from Everything I Want to Eat; Sqirl and the New California Cooking by Jessica Koslow So…