Archive for the 'biscuits & scones' Category

Peach Raspberry Shortcake (TWD)

June 8, 2010 – Comments (19)

This will be a short and sweet write-up for this week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe for Tender Shortcakes. Things have been busy and hectic around here, as the hubs and I are counting down to our upcoming vacation in Italy!

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Strawberry Shortcake

April 25, 2010 – Comments (9)


In Southern California, you know it’s springtime when you start to see an abundance of gorgeous strawberries popping up at the farmers markets. Gaviota, Camarosa, Chandler Seascape…so many varieties to taste, all with their own textures and flavors.

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Sweet Cream Biscuits (TWD)

April 20, 2010 – Comments (14)

{Due to some serious procrastination, I’m doubling up on TWD this week, with the delicious Swedish Visiting Cake preceding this post.}

Flour, cream, sugar, baking powder, salt — with this short and readily accessible list of ingredients, you can whip up these soft and fluffy Sweet Cream Biscuits.

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Blueberry Scones

March 15, 2010 – Comments (3)

So, why in the world did I subject myself to a three week cleanse? I was definitely motivated to improve my health – to rid myself of toxins and to reset my body to function effectively and efficiently are pretty compelling reasons. Of all of the crazy detox plans that I’ve tortured myself with, this was definitely the most effective and the most reasonable in terms of food consumption. I definitely experienced the benefits of the cleanse — weight loss (8 lbs for me), sleeping better (I was raging insomniac), increased energy, and improved skin complexion. To learn more about this detox, read Clean by Alessandro Junger MD and/or check out the Clean Program website.

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Apple Cheddar Scones (TWD)

July 1, 2008 – Comments (18)

What a crappy week… I came down with a nasty case of food poisoning (sorry…TMI), and have been out of commission all week. I’ve been living on saltine crackers and gatorade, and my taste buds have been completely obliterated…ugh!!

Although still not feeling 100%, I wanted to try and get back into a normal routine this weekend. Being in the kitchen is a big part of that routine, so wanted to kick off my recovery with some baking! This week’s Tuesdays With Dorie selection, Apple Cheddar Scones, which was made by Karina at The Floured Apron, would serve as a perfect start.

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