Archive for the ‘Breakfast’ Category

Tasteful Tuesday: Make-Ahead Pancake Mix

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Summer is officially in full-swing and for many people that means camping trips, beach days and relaxation are also in full-swing. This week, we’re featuring a make-ahead pancake mix recipe that offers the perfect make-ahead breakfast for bringing to camp (or a campground), whipping up a delicious breakfast before heading out the door, or simply enjoying a summer brunch.

PancakesWhip up a big batch and save for up to eight months, or better yet, give it as a gift to a pancake lover in your life.

What You’ll Need:

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Directions:

  • Mix: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl by stirring thoroughly with a wooden spoon. Store mixture in an airtight container and use within 8 months.
  • Pancakes (makes about eight 4-ounce pancakes): Combine 2 cups pancake mix with 1 cup water, 1 egg, and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Beat smooth with a wire whisk or fork. Place about 2 tablespoons butter in a pan or on a griddle and brown each side of the pancake. Serve hot with your favorite toppings and syrup.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Homemade Granola Bars Recipe

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Granola bars are perfect for after school snacks, quick on-the-go breakfasts, camping trips, car rides; you get the picture. Homemade granola bars are a step up because you get to be flexible with the ingredients.

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What You’ll Need:

  • 3 cups instant oats
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup flaked coconut*
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds*
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries*

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9 x 13-inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients until fully combined. Press flat into the greased pan.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven. The edges will be slightly browned and the bar texture will be moist and chewy.+
  4. Let cool for about 5 minutes, then cut into desired squares. Cool completely then serve (or store).

*These ingredients can be swapped out for almost anything (solid). The mixing directions stay the same.
+For crunchier bars, increase the baking time by 2-3 minutes.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Chocolate Chip Day

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Since Chocolate Chip Day (5/15), like Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, originated in Massachusetts, we couldn’t skip past it without sharing some recipes that include chocolate chips. Here are three from our blog, and feel free to leave your chocolate chip-including recipe in the comments below!

Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Regular homemade pancakes are delicious, but sometimes we need a little chocolate thrown in.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Same goes for banana bread – chocolate chips add a wonderful surprise to this delicious creation.

White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

We love this recipe, and since white chocolate chips are technically chocolate chips, we felt it belonged on this list.

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