Recipe Post: Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner Meat Muffins

An old friend of mine used to talk about her single father’s, er, creativity in the kitchen, and how once he came up with an “ingenious”, time-saving recipe of meatloaf made in muffin tins. Which of course, he called “Meat Muffins” and in fact penned a charming little song about them too. While I won’t…

Recipe Post: No-Knead Pumpkin Cranberry Pecan Bread

I’ve always found the concept of a no-knead bread to be somewhat misleading. Kneading is part of the traditional process of dough fermentation, and its goal is to combine the dough ingredients and allow the water to hydrate the flour. In addition, kneading accelerates fermentation by “slapping around” the flour’s protein in order to speed…