Breads

A cast-iron skillet filled with a cooked sweet potato cornbread with two pats of butter on top and a dish of butter pats beside it.

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising and stunning (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic that everyone is swearing is the best cornbread they’ve ever had. But you best experience it for yourself.

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A cheese crusted grilled cheese sandwich in a skillet.

Cheese-Crusted Grilled Cheese

Because some days ooey gooey grilled cheese insides just doesn’t seem indulgent enough. Se we coated the outside with cheese that would crisp to a golden brown.

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Two oval loaves of filone on a wooden board.

Filone

Filone’s chewy crust and light, airy crumb make this everyday Italian bread a standout. Especially doable if it’s your first-time with sourdough bread baking.

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A tray of bacon, egg, and Cheddar scones

Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar Scones

“Where have you been all my life?” That’s a common refrain we’re hearing from those who’ve tasted these breakfast all-in-ones.

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Slices of broa, or Portuguese corn bread, on a plate with a bowl of olives and an bowl of choiriço sliced

Broa ~ Portuguese Corn Bread

A traditional Portuguese cornbread that’s unlike its American counterpart. There’s nothing crumbly about it although there is a heck of a lot to love about it.

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Baking powder biscuits piled on a white square plate.

Baking Powder Biscuits

These baking powder biscuits morph boring pantry staples into stunningly tender, buttery, pull-apart biscuits that scream to be eaten hot from the oven.

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Two English crumpet on a white plate, each topped with a pat of butter.

English Crumpets

Crumpets with butter. How very English. And how very enticing according to everyone who’s tried this authentic homemade version.

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Cocoa muffins piled on top of each other on a white cake platter.

Cocoa Muffins

Those of us who prefer a restrained sweetness and a more pronounced cocoa taste will adore these muffins. Nothing overtly sweet here. And we’re okay with that.

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A stack of flour tortillas with bacon fat on a cast-iron skillet.

Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat

Soft. Supple. Ever so slightly smoky. And frugal thanks to grandma’s trick of saving the fat from breakfast bacon. One taste and you’ll understand our obsession.

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Cheddar cornbread in a cast-iron skillet, cut into 8 wedges, with one wedge removed.

Cheddar Cornbread

There’s a time and a place for straight-up plain cornbread. Yet it’s always the right time and place for cornbread that’s lent a little more richness by Cheddar.

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