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Sourdough Date Breakfast Bread

With each bite you’ll like it more and more, until you can’t stop thinking about it and go back for more!! It’s not like bread, it’s not like banana bread, it’s taste is unique and delicious! It’s very worth making. Is that good grammar?  


Waffles in McClary Waffle Iron

These were great, or so says Greg, I didn’t try them, I just have fun cooking them. Preheat griddle on gas stove 2.5 for 10 minutes. When the batter is ready, turn stove off, open the griddle and spray each side with baking pam spray, put back on heat, turn up to gas stove 3. […]


Lemon Meringue Pie

I used to print REALLY tiny!!! I had hundreds of recipe cards printed out like this that I started when I was around 18. Not many of them survived my various moves as an adult and I tossed out my entire filing draw of hand printed recipe cards. However, I did hang on to this […]


Dutch Baby

A breakfast treat that’s sure to impress!! This is a huge hit at our house! Never had one? It’s like a cross between a huge pancake and, well… Yorkshire Pudding. (No not really) Tips: Ingredients should be room temperature. Take all of your frustrations out on the Dutch Baby batter. Beat it till you can’t […]


Stacks & Stacks of Pancakes

These are really really really good!! Don’t force your husband to eat all 12 of them! lol (But he will if you keep offering them… so what if he can’t move for the next hour!!) 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 1/2 cups […]


French Toast via French Guy Cooking

Everything ‘the French Guy Cooking’ makes looks fantastic. Let’s start with his French Toast!! Get out the Cast Iron no. 12. This will make 5 whole slices of bread in two batches. Slice bread 1/2″ thick using white sandwich bread. Cut each slice in half. For the batter: 2 eggs 4 TBSP white sugar Pinch […]



1 cup flour 1 1⁄2 cups milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1⁄4 teaspoon salt Combine flour, milk, eggs, and oil. Add salt. Mix until smooth. Preheat griddle (I had mine set just under 3 on a gas burner.) I put a thin coat of crisco vegetable oil once it was heated, then added a tiny bit of […]


The Best Cornbread

Be good to your cast iron!! Make Cornbread in it! I’ve tried a lot of recipes for corn bread, this one is sweet and beats the others hands down. It’s not sweet as in desert sweet, it’s just right. Great with some butter. Warm up and serve with eggs. Eat it at midnight for a […]


Aebleskiver (Danish Pancake Ball)

OH MY GOSH!!! These are amazing. Next time you’re here… everyone can make their own breakfast. Seven bites of delicious at a time. They form a very convenient hole in the centre which will be great for injecting warm jam or jelly or whipped cream. We had ours with icing sugar and maple syrup!

Bacon & Buttermilk Pancakes

BACON ( & Buttermilk Pancakes)

Mooove over cows… Pigs have entered the Baxter’s kitchen!! Cooking bacon in cast iron is good for it. Who am I to argue?? TIPS for making pancakes in cast iron: Preheat your pan and add a light coat of oil. Pam Original cooking spray or crisco oil. Not too much. We aren’t deep frying pancakes […]

Flakey Buttermilk Biscuits

Baxter’s Buttermilk Biscuits

The Triple B These biscuits have a golden brown, flaky bottom crust as well as a flaky top crust… every time! Get the butter… eat em up! Tips for making biscuits: Don’t handle them too much. When you cut the butter in, you want to see it (the butter) still after you’re done. Use your […]

Western Sandwich

Western Sandwich

Break out the ketchup!! Yes, this is Before Noon food… or After Noon Food… or a late night snack! Anytime you want. Simple to make and very satisfying! Typically, you’ll find everything you need in your fridge already!


Bacon & Eggs My Way

It sounds crazy, but I always folded my omelette in half, it never occurred to me to fold it into itself like this! It’s way easier! I opt for the easier way if there is one, almost every time. This is simple and fast, and everything tastes better in Cast Iron. Put whatever you have on […]

French Toast Spirals

French Toast Spirals

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