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  • Create a new flavored biscuit to add to the bread basket
    Create a new flavored biscuit to add to the bread basket: Sweet potato biscuits
    Each year around holiday time or for an early Sunday dinner we try and make it a little extra special for everyone surrounding the table. Rolls, sliced bread and croissants are a favorite for many who fill and enjoy emptying the bread basket on...
  • pumpkin spice pull apart bread
    Recipes: pumpkin spice pull apart bread
    Undoubtedly, it is pumpkin season. Yesterday, my daughter and son-in-law took my granddaughter to the Pumpkin Patch located at Darden’s Country Farm where my granddaughter was allowed to select a couple of pumpkins to be decorated for...
  • Bread that doesn't require buttering
    Bread that doesn't require buttering
    Whenever you take out a pan of any type of hot bread from the oven, the first thing many of us do is immediately top it with butter. This time-honored combination is "comfort food," not just for the body, but for the soul and the mind....
  • Cheese snack that's habit-forming
    Cheese snack that's habit-forming
    Some snack foods are naturally "addicting".....we can't stop at just one! It can be peanuts, chips, candy or some other munchie. With fall not that far away and football season a short time away, we all have our favorite TV snacks...
  • Mixes used to make bread
    Mixes used to make bread
    When it comes to bread, many bakers have a few recipes for breads that are good and reliable. Biscuits and cornbread are among the most popular in the south, though yeast-leavened breads have their place in many homes, also. There are cooks that...
  • Turn the bubbles of 7-UP into light and airy biscuits
    Turn the bubbles of 7-UP into light and airy biscuits
    Having a little bread with meals is a tradition in many families. Enjoying a biscuit that is light and airy with a taste that will go with any dinner your family prepares. A simple recipe that quick to prepare and has a short baking time makes...
  • An All-American 4th of July: Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
    An All-American 4th of July: Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
    I think my favorite holiday may be the 4th of July. It gives me a chance to not only run around grilling to my hearts content without people thinking I am a mad man playing with fire and knives, but it gives me a chance to delve into what is...
  • Pillsbury biscuits
    Bake better biscuits
    Biscuits: that Southern quick bread is the foundation for innumerable meals. These melt-in-your-mouth treats are especially popular in Houston and all of Texas because of the influences of Southern cooking on our food. While you can go out to eat...
  • Useful pointers on biscuits
    Useful pointers on biscuits
    I read an article devoted to making the best biscuits possible, and among the many points made by the author were some that bear repeating. The thing to remember about biscuits, I think, is that they can be made in many ways. Biscuits are a staple...
  • Big Fork Bacon Sausage Biscuits
    Biscuits are better with Big Fork Bacon Sausage
    As summer barbecue season fires up, chefs are carefully crafting the grilling menus. With any well-prepared meal, the side dishes are as important as the main event. Homemade biscuits are a great item to serve with a steak, roasted chicken or even...
  • The Sargento Ultra Thins challenge: how many meals can you make?
    The Sargento Ultra Thins challenge: how many meals can you make?
    A recent trip to the mailbox revealed a box from influenster.com. Sargento Cheese, the company that's been around since 1949, had chosen this NY Cooking Examiner to receive a free coupon for Sargeno Ultra Thin Slices. After obtaining a package...
  • Biscuits entirely from scratch
    Biscuits entirely from scratch
    The south is well-known for its wonderful cuisine, as everyone knows! Everything from pecan pie to pound cake to fried chicken makes the southern table very respected. And that includes bread. Next to cornbread, biscuits are the bread of choice to...
  • Herbs flavor this Monkey Bread
    Herbs flavor this monkey bread
    Are you familiar with the sweet treat called"Monkey Bread"? If not, you have a treat in store! This is a sweet bread that's buttery and absolutely wonderful with coffee. It's supposedly called by this title because the bread is...
  • Labor Day film poster.
    Labor Day is a movie about cooking food right
    The movie Labor Day is a story within a story. It focuses on the relationships among three people over a holiday weekend, and on cooking food right.If you are a from-scratch cook who hates to measure anything, you will identify with Labor Day. If...
  • Elegant Eating from Downton Abbey: Sweet Cream Butter Biscuits
    Elegant Eating from Downton Abbey: Sweet Cream Butter Biscuits
    When most people think of biscuits, they think Americana. Logical thinking when one considers that biscuits were, at one time, very much apart of the typical American dinner. Now days you will very seldom see biscuits on the nightly dinner table....