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Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough by John Spottiswood

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's wonderful. I'm going on a pizza making journey and this is stop one. If you've never made your own pizza dough before, it's easy and fun. This recipe makes 2 12-inch crusts. More to…

79 votes
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German Pancake

German Pancake by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a traditional German oven pancake. If you've never had one, you've got to make this. It is soo delicious and nothing like a regular pancake.

4 votes
38402 views
BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns. It's truly versatile -- you can use the same dough and fill it with sweetened mashed red beans or lotus seeds for a dessert treat. Or just steam it by itself to turn it into "man tou" essentially steamed white bread that is…

9 votes
47932 views
Cornbread, Jalapeno Maple Bacon

Cornbread, Jalapeno Maple Bacon by Amos Miller

When the daytime temperature hits around 50 degrees and the evening plunges to 30 or lower, it is time to begin the annual maple syrup processing in our neck of the woods. We use it for many things and one of them is this cornbread. I first had a jalapeno cornbread in Texas, made by my sister's cowboy husband's aunt Netha, and…

12 votes
19624 views
Halloween Finger Cookies

Halloween Finger Cookies by John Spottiswood

These taste like a rich biscotti. But the best thing about them is the spooky Halloween look! Try serving them at a Halloween party or bringing them to work. It feels creepy to eat them!

9 votes
11139 views
Snickerdoodle Muffins

Snickerdoodle Muffins by Nancy Miyasaki

Every mother should have these in her repertoire. One bowl, pedestrian ingredients, and children absolutely love them. These are buttery, sweet, with a soft, pillow-like texture–nothing to get in the way of appreciative grunts. I doubled this recipe and got 17 muffins, so a single will probably yield 8.

27 votes
22483 views
Gold Medal Best Ever Banana Bread

Gold Medal Best Ever Banana Bread by Nancy Miyasaki

I make a lot of banana bread because my kids and husband both love it. I've tried a lot of different recipes, but have found none better that this slight adaptation of the one on the back of the General Mills Gold Medal flour bag. I think they must have tested a lot of different versions before settling on this one, because it is…

7 votes
15443 views
Kids Favorite Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Kids Favorite Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins by Nancy Miyasaki

These muffins are really delicious! They are moist and flavorful. Our kids really love them, and I do too.

7 votes
10181 views
Homemade Grilled Flatbread

Homemade Grilled Flatbread by John Spottiswood

I couldn't find any authentic pita bread or other flat bread at my local grocery store, so I decided to try grilling my own. It turned out to be really fun and not too difficult. And the taste was amazing. The hardest part was rolling out the dough (I doubled the recipe). Fortunately, I was able to do that while watching a playoff…

4 votes
12920 views
World Champion Oatmeal Bars

World Champion Oatmeal Bars by Nancy Miyasaki

I make a lot of tasty brownies and bars, but few have gotten more raves than these. Of course, I served them to a bunch of SF Giants fans after the Giants won game 2 of the 2010 World Series...so the taste of victory may have mixed in with the chocolate, caramel, and oatmeal crunch of these yummy bars. Even without savoring the…

8 votes
9294 views
Fantastic Irish Soda Bread

Fantastic Irish Soda Bread by Nancy Miyasaki

I made two Irish Soda Breads for St. Patrick's Day this year, and this one was superior. And it is really, really easy! If you eat it hot out of the oven, it melts in your mouth like a warm cornbread. If you let it sit a few hours, it hardens into a thicker texture with the same great taste. You won't be disappointed!

5 votes
10346 views
St. Patrick's Day Pistachio Bundt Cake

St. Patrick's Day Pistachio Bundt Cake by Nancy Miyasaki

I made this cake in advance of St. Patick's Day to test if it would be worthy of that occassion. I was a little bit skeptical given the packaged ingredients, but it turned out wonderfully. Our dinner guests and our kids both loved it! When sliced, the inside of the cake has a nice green tint to it which is not visible in the photos…

3 votes
6023 views
Williams Sonoma Triple Chocolate Brownies

Williams Sonoma Triple Chocolate Brownies by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a very popular recipe that I simplified a bit without losing any of it's goodness. You can serve these when you feel like a dark chocolate cake but don't have time to hassle with it. They make a wonderful end to any meal! They are super chocolaty, so they go really well with a scoop of vanilla or coffee ice cream!

5 votes
5946 views
Breakfast Muffins

Breakfast Muffins by Wendi Taylor

A light, flaky biscuit topped with egg, sausage, and cheese - in a convenient muffin.

1 vote
5423 views
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars by Salad Foodie

A nice breakfast bar or snack, these granola bars start with ready-made granola to save time. Make them chewy or crisp, adjust the fruits, nuts and spices to your liking.

1 vote
6338 views