Working with dough can be very hit or miss for me. Sometimes I get great results, and most times I feel like I have failures. It’s hard to tell how much is me and how much is a fault of the recipes. Regardless, I keep looking for and trying new recipes because I hope to improve my own skills. I had never made grilled pizza before, although I have made scallion pancakes.
I need to pull out my old recipe for the pancakes, because, well, let’s start there…
Posted in Asian, Bread, Entree, Italian, Mixed Bag, Side Dish
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For awhile I had a dilemma. I wanted to try making skewers/kebabs, but I lacked the skewers. I also needed a grill. And then I didn’t really have recipes since I didn’t have the skewers…finally I went ahead and asked for them for my birthday this year. I have tried different recipes and am still learning, but this recipe was my first success!
Posted in Entree, Seafood, Vegetables
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You may think that savory scones sound weird, but they make me think of biscuits. Especially after I made the cranberry scones. The texture is so fluffy and biscuit-like, that I knew this recipe would work well with a savory twist. When we went to one of our favorite local bakeries recently, they had a cheddar and sage scone which was delicious. To be honest, I think I prefer the ones I made, though. I looked through a cookbook that I knew had a cheese scone, but it involved lots of fancy steps (and lots of fat). Part of the reason I liked this recipe is that the scones are almost healthy and you don’t need to spread them with anything because they still taste tender and buttery. I made a number of changes, so this is not really the same recipe as Cook’s Illustrated, but I still want to give them credit for the base recipe.
If you wanted, you could easily make these for dinner instead of biscuits. They are savory, but would also go well with scrambled eggs.
Posted in Breakfast, Pastries/Baked Goods, Quick, Side Dish
- Tagged cheddar, fudging ahead, fudgingahead, green onion, quick, savory scones, scallions, scones