Cooks Illustrated Buttermilk Pancakes with Fresh Strawberry Compote

Cook’s Illustrated Buttermilk Pancakes

I haven’t posted a pancake recipe in ages – but the other night I had a craving and made Cook’s Illustrated Buttermilk Pancakes for dinner. Don’t tell! Breakfast for dinner! Why does that freak some people out? I say we need it more often! There should be a movement!

Cooks Illustrated Buttermilk Pancakes

Cooks Illustrated Buttermilk Pancakes

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Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle

So this year must have just been a killer year for blueberries! I’m seeing so many gorgeous ones at the store, the markets, everywhere. And so I’ve made several blueberry desserts & recipes, some successes, some maybe not so much. One that was a huge success is this Blueberry Buckle. The folks, especially my Da, went nuts over this!

Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle (this one has some peaches, too)

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Cream Puffs with Mascarpone Filling and Blueberry Compote

Cream Puffs with Mascarpone Filling & Blueberry Compote

If there was ever a frugal “cheat” of a dessert, Profiteroles, or Cream Puffs, as they are often called, have to be it. Easy to make, requiring no special equipment, although a piping bag & tip is nice, inexpensive, and make ahead. And once made, they can be filled & topped with all kinds of deliciousness. What more could one want?

Cream Puffs with Mascarpone Filling and Blueberry Compote

A home-made Mascarpone Cheese filling is in the center; they’re just waiting to be topped with Blueberry Compote

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