Spoon bread is like a cross between grits and cornbread, with a lovely dense, puddinglike texture set off by cornmeal’s fine grain. I don’t need an excuse to bring sweet potatoes into the mix- I’ve been known to add them to just about everything- but in this case they reinforce the silky texture of the [...]
This cornbread is delicious warm, with sweet butter. To use it for panzanella, allow the bread to cool completely before cutting it into cubes. You can also make the cornbread a day in advance, letting it dry out a bit before turning it into panzanella. Photo to the left by Peter Frank Edwards. Makes one [...]
Most every Southerner has a favorite recipe for cheese biscuits, cheese crackers, or cheese straws, those staples of holiday gifting and year-round entertaining. With the addition of rosemary and chile peppers, I give this version of these buttery crackers unexpected heat and flavor that makes them extra habit-forming. Serve topped with fresh goat cheese and [...]
I give the method for baking a sweet potato in this recipe, but the truth is that leftover sweet potatoes, like Orange-Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes, are invariably what inspire me to make these. In a perfect world, I eat them warm topped with maple Sweetened Butter.
This cornbread is used to make the Cornbread and Pumpkin Challah Stuffing with Dried Fruit
Use this bread to make stuffing, bread pudding, or day-after-Thanksgiving turkey sandwiches.
This bread is great for sandwiches or with soup or salads, or for dinner instead of a traditional roll. For tailgating or picnics, you can use the entire focaccia to make festive sandwiches as follows: Using a serated knife, slice the entire focaccia through the center to form two rounds. Place sandwich fillings on the [...]
We make these around Easter every year, and they’re very popular. The citrus and dried fruits make these hot cross buns more flavorful than traditional buns. We use basic Granny Foster’s Refrigerator Roll dough, which can be made in advance. Our hot cross buns are great for breakfast or tea.
These biscuite are perfect for breakfast and if made smaller just right for hors d’oeuvres. The amount of buttermilk you use will depend on the brand of flour and the humidity. The more humid the less buttermilk you will need. Always start with the minimum amount.