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James Beard’s Baking Powder Biscuits

2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp double-acting baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter or other shortening 3/4 cup milk Sift the flour into a mixing bowl with the baking powder and salt. Then, using your … Continue reading

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Onion Naan

3/4 cup whole milk 1  1/4-oz envelope active dry yeast 1 tsp sugar 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus more for surface and hands 1 tsp kosher salt plus more 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 cup whole-milk yogurt (not … Continue reading

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Alton Brown’s Southern Biscuits

12 ounces all-purpose flour (plus an additional 1/2 cup for dusting) 4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp kosher salt 1 ounce unsalted butter, chilled 2 ounces shortening, chilled 1 cup low-fat buttermilk, chilled Heat the oven … Continue reading

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Herbed Quiche

1 bunch fresh Italian parsley 1 bunch fresh chives 16 oz cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup heavy cream 3 eggs salt & pepper to taste pinch of hot paprika 2 cloves garlic one 9-10 inch ready-made pie crust (in an … Continue reading

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Basic White Bread

1 package active dry yeast 1 1/2 to 2 cups warm water (100° to 115°, approximately) 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (approximately 1 pound) 1 tablespoon salt 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons softened butter for buttering … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 T all-purpose flour, divided 10 T granulated sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 large egg 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Quick-Mix Sponge Cake and Butter Icing

1 cup self-rising flour 1tsp baking powder 1/2 cup soft margarine 1/2 cup superfine sugar 2 large eggs Preheat the oven to 325°F.  Grease the round cake pan, line the base with paper and then grease the paper, or grease … Continue reading

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