Croissants with Prosciutto and Gruyere

Croissants made with bread flour. Croissants made with all-purpose flour. When I first saw this recipe for prosciutto and Gruyère croissants, my mouth watered and I struggled over whether or not to make them. I remember making them once in school. I took two days and about 2 pounds of butter. When I saw how…

Crab Cake Grilled Cheese

My department had a baseball outing a couple of weeks ago.  It was a lot of fun. I was in the mood for ballpark food which for me meant nachos with lots of yellow cheese-like goodness.  When they made it in front of me, the women was squeezing cheese from a large silver pouch.  Sounds…

Bacon and Gruyere Breakfast Braid

Dear blog, How much do I miss you? Let me count the ways. It’s been almost two weeks since my last post and two weeks since I’ve been able to bake. Let us never be apart for so long again! There have been so many transitions in the last month. I left a job of…

Bacon & Gruyere Monkey Bread

I seem to be on a bacon kick at the moment. I’m pretty sure at this point it’s turning into my new comfort food. Or it could be that it’s my son’s favorite, so there’s always bacon in the house! We were in the mood for breakfast bread, but we didn’t have any cheddar cheese….

Bacon & Cheddar Waffle

During my last visit home, my son and I spent the night with one of my best girlfriend’s, so our kids could hang out and we could catch up and have a little girl talk. The next morning we were trying to decide what to make for the kids for breakfast. We thought of waffles,…