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Cinnamon Sugar Scone from One Bowl Baking

They are there. And they are not moving. Last night’s rain has weighed down the falling leaves and a rake, not the wind, will be the solution to a messy looking yard. Before you go outside, something warm and sweet would give you just the incentive needed to put on gloves and start swinging that…

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Mother’s Sweet White Scones from Darina Allen [and a comparison!]

This is an unusual post. I’m comparing two scone recipes, one old and one new. Suzen and I have made both, tasted both, and must say we have a favorite: the new one. In the comparison that follows, you’ll why the new one is so different and you’ll get an idea of how widely the…

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Cookbook Review: Brunch from Gale Gand

I recently posted a Loaded Potato Salad from Gale Gand’s lovely new Lunch book. There will be more recipes here from Lunch, but I did not want to forget her earlier book, Brunch. What is so special about Gale’s food? It works, right out of the book. The recipes have the twist of a “little”…

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Nut Butter Scones from Maximum Flavors

  From Maximum Flavors comes this turn-the-world-around recipe for scones. Although the recipe below calls for nut butter and some kind of fruit, in the headnotes authors Aki Kamozawa and Alexander Talbot do give away their favorite combination: peanut butter and strawberries. I know that “peanut butter” says “butter” but I never think of it…

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