Breakfast

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Grand Marnier Sour Cherry Sauce

I love sour cherries, but they are hard to find. A couple weeks ago I went to Northern Michigan with my family, and was lucky enough to pick up a few quarts at a farmer’s market. I froze them, and immediately started dreaming up ways to use them all.   My first thought was jam. [...]

Cherry Almond Baked Oatmeal

My breakfast usually consists of yogurt or a smoothie. If I feel like cooking, I’ll make oatmeal. If I feel like making a mess, I’ll make baked oatmeal.   I’ve made different variations of baked oatmeal before, usually consisting of blueberries and bananas, but I had some frozen tart cherries in the freezer, so this [...]

Chocolate Cinnamon Pecan Smoothie

I’ve always loved pecans (well, nuts in general, but pecans are my fave. Any time I’m eating something with pecans, I want as many as I can get. I’m always going to grab the piece of pecan pie with the most nuts (or if I’m making it, you better believe it’s going to be loaded!) [...]

Browned Butter Blueberry Muffins

Browned. Butter. One of my favorites. If you haven’t made it, you are missing out. Seriously. It’s not hard to do, and you won’t regret it. It’s great in chocolate chip cookies. It’s amazing with butternut squash or sweet potatoes. Today, I made these blubbery muffins. Fresh blueberries, sour cream, yogurt, and butter that has [...]

Double Chocolate Buttermilk Biscuits

I love biscuits. Tender and flaky, with a melt in your mouth texture; they make the best addition to breakfasts and brunch. They’re also easy to make, and come together much faster than rolls or bread. I also love chocolate, specifically cocoa powder. It’s got a deep rich chocolatey flavor that is easy to use [...]

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