Plain Scones

Ellen’s Plain Scones Recipe

Ellen’s Plain Scones Recipe make a great additional to any afternoon tea party.  This scone recipe is very quick and easy to make and so very delicious. Ellen’s Plain Scones Recipe, … Continued

Date Drop Scones

Date Drop Scones Recipe

Date Drop Scones are so delicious and tender.  Since I love dates, adding them to scones make sense to me!  These are the scones that my family always wants served … Continued

Coconut Scones on a plate in a pinwheel arrangement

Coconut Scones Recipe

Coconut Scones have a pleasing crunchy crust.  These scones were incredible!  If you like coconut, you will love these.  I have made these for many events and have had nothing … Continued

Cherry Scones

Cherry Scones Recipe

Cherry Scones are best served warm and fresh from the oven and topped with either lemon curd or thick homemade jam and clotted cream (Devonshire Cream or Creme Fraiche).  Cherry … Continued

basket of apples

Afternoon Tea Apple Recipes

Autumn is apple season.  As a strong advocate for embracing nature’s natural bounty, the versatility of the apple lends itself to the pleasures of tea time.  An apple a day … Continued

two Apricot and White Chocolate Scones on a green plate

Apricot and White Chocolate Scones Recipe

Apricot and White Chocolate Scones are best served warm and fresh, split open, and topped with either lemon curd or thick homemade jam and clotted cream (Devonshire Cream or Creme fraiche). … Continued

Afternoon and High Tea History

Afternoon and High Tea History

  History of High Tea – History English Afternoon Tea – Tea Etiquette Find out where some of the longest lasting tea traditions originated from in Afternoon Tea History. High … Continued

Types of Flour

Flour Types – Different Types of Flours

Different Types of Flours Flour A-Z – Everything you need to know about flour from all-purpose to Whole Wheat and every flour type in-between. Learn to choose the right flour for your … Continued

Quick Breads

Perfect Quick Bread Hints and Tips

  As the name implies, quick breads can be made quickly and easily.  Quick breads are called “quick” because they have to be baked or cooked immediately after being mixed. … Continued

Sopapillas

Sopapillas Recipe

New Mexico Sopapillas Sopapillas are one of many foods that New Mexico can call it’s own – The New Mexican Quick Bread.  People call them little pillows, but the name … Continued

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Pumpkin Empanada Recipe

Try this Pumpkin Empanada recipe this fall.  They are little pastry hand pies filled with a sweet pumpkin filling.     An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry filled … Continued

Nun’s Sighs

Nun’s Sighs Recipe

Suspiros de Monja Nun’s Sighs (Suspiros de Monja) are a typical Spanish pastry that is golden and crispy on the outside and rich and creamy on the inside.  A thick … Continued

Perfect Popovers

Perfect Popovers Recipe

Imagine – Perfect Popovers that never fail! Perfect popovers have crisp exteriors and soft insides with a melt-in-your-mouth buttery texture that are totally irresistible.  The addition of baking powder is … Continued

Navajo Fry Bread Indian Tacos

Indian Fry Bread and Indian Taco Recipe and History

Indian Fry Bread and Indian Taco Recipe and History   Indian fry bread is the foundation of a popular dish called Indian Tacos.  Originally known as Navajo Tacos, they have … Continued

Flour Tortilla

Perfect Flour Tortilla Recipe – Torillas de Harina

How to Make Perfect Flour Tortillas By Cynthia Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, TX   Making homemade flour tortillas really does not take much time.  In fact, they probably don’t take much … Continued