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Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated …

Breakfast

The 27 Best Thanksgiving Recipes

Cooking

Salt-and-Butter-Roasted Pecans

For the holidays, Vivian Howard, chef at Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, NC, makes her mom’s salt-and-butter-roasted pecans. "We share them with special customers, my kids’ teachers, and friends. Plus, I keep a few tins in the car for moments when I feel like I should have a gift for someone and I …

Dessert

Classic Pecan Pie

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat an 11-inch flan pan with removable bottom (or a 10-inch glass quiche dish) with nonstick cooking spray.<p>2. …

Baking

Ready your bread baskets: Our best roll, muffin and corn bread recipes for Thanksgiving

Pull out your bread baskets for one of these options from our archives. Extras are perfect for — what else? — leftover-filled sandwiches.<p>Grandma Webster’s Dinner Rolls. Soft, tender, pull-apart rolls that are perfect for sandwiches.<p>Challah for a Crowd. The appealing tenderness of challah, but baked …

Breakfast

The Coconut Chiffon Cake

The Coconut Chiffon Cake<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together sifted cake flour and next 3 ingredients in bowl …

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass …

The Best Reason to Drown Your Kale in Cream

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook -- or what to drink. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: A gratin so full of cream it will make you cackle -- and so easy it requires only one dish.</i><p>Each of us has our preferred explanation of why we love …

Recipes

Flaky Bread

An unfloured surface provides some traction, so it’s easy to roll the dough very thin.<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more, room temperature, for brushing (about 10 )<p>Flaky sea salt (such as Maldon)<p>Olive oil …

Baking

Blueberry Muffin Bread

<i>This blueberry bread recipe is so soft and moist and just loaded with fresh blueberries! It is like the best blueberry muffins you'll ever try, but in bread form.</i><p>I love making easy blueberry muffins in the morning. I mean, it's like cake. For breakfast.<p>And errbody knows that blueberries are a …

Swiss Chard Gratin

Swiss Chard Gratin from Feed Me Phoebe• 2 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 large sweet onion, diced<br>• 12 cups thinly sliced chard leaves (about 2 large bunches), thick …

Gluten-Free

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala from The Shiksa in the Kitchen• 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs<br>• 1 large onion, diced<br>• 3 cloves …

Cooking

Amy & Justin: Sneak Peek

The ladies of Belathee Photography are masters of their craft and incredibly talented artists. Whenever I receive photos from a project we’ve worked …

DIY

so many bags, so little time

We have so many new bags around the shop! and all of them can be monogrammed...<br>if you need a bag to stash your stuff,go check them out on our <b>website</b> …

IMO Best Candle if You're Sensitive to Fragrances

I am one of those people that is sensitive to smells and fragrances. Can't tell you the number of times I've had to leave a terrific store because …

FLOWER FOCUS: Snapdragons

Over the past few years, snapdragons have rapidly become one of our most profitable early summer crops. Last season we grew around six thousand …

FLOWER FOCUS: Iceland Poppy Primer

Each season a handful of new varieties make the cut and gain permanent residence here on the farm. Making “the list” requires meeting a pretty strict …

5 of my favorite blog posts

While I’m scrambling to get final seed orders in, write next months Growing For Market column and then pull together another string of flower filled …

FLOWER FOCUS: Chinese Forget Me Not's

Cynoglossum amiable (or) Chinese Forget Me Not’s are one of the most adorable, delicate, treasured spring flowers that we grow. They are very similar …

Enchanting Sweet Pea WINNERS!

Our 2 lucky sweet pea gift certificate winners are:<p>Jan Flora who wrote, “I’m looking forward to getting some sweet peas going early in the high …

Cucina Fresca

<b>Greetings, blog readers!</b><p><b>I’ve started a new blog – The Baking Goddess – and will no longer be updating this site. An homage to the ultimate home baker</b> …

Dessert

Home Bunch Interior Design Ideas

Today’s <i>Interior Design Ideas</i> will transport you to some truly incredible homes. All being built by <b>SBP Homes</b>, these homes feature interiors and …

Interior Design