Stuffed Cinnamon French Toast & Orange Sauce

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With the holidays around the corner, this Stuffed Cinnamon French Toast with Orange Cream Sauce is perfect for a brunch. For this Stuffed Cinnamon French toast you can use any cinnamon bread, but Dierberg’s in St. Louis has a great round cinnamon bread that I used for mine.   I actually thought of making the French […]

Gingerbread with Orange Sauce

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This Gingerbread comes by way of David Lebovitz’s blog whose article featured Claudia Fleming’s Strout Gingerbread.   She was formerly the pastry chef at Gramercy Tavern in New York and wrote   The Last Course    It has recently been  reprinted with additional recipes. While the original was baked in a loaf pan, I chose to make this Gingerbread into individual servings with […]

Belgian Waffles with Berry Compote

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This Belgian Waffles with Berry Compote blog was posted years ago.  Sometimes it is fun to revisit recipes I had forgotten about and this is one of them.  It came directly from the International Food and Wine Festival at Epcot when we visited Disney World in Florida ten years ago.

Café au Lait Crepe Cake with Orange Cream Sauce

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This Café au Lait Crepe Cake with Orange Cream Sauce is my way of sending out a bad year and welcoming in a better New Year.  I wanted to do something special to reward all of us for doing our part and sticking it out.  Every part of this can be made ahead.  It can […]

Date Nut and Strawberry Quick Breads

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These   Quick Breads are two of the easiest you’ll ever make.  It takes longer to gather the ingredients than make these different, really flavorful breads.  A whisk, a few measuring utensils, a bowl, a spatula and some cans or 9×5” pans and you’re ready to go.