Tag Archive for brunch

{jerabek’s bohemian coffeehouse} baked apple donuts

“These are unlike any doughnut you’ve ever eaten. Actually, they’re muffins from Jerabek’s New Bohemian Coffeehouse and Bakery in Saint Paul. The center of the apple-cinnamon delight sinks, giving it a doughnut look. We thought they tasted a little like funnel cake.” ~Midwest Living Magazine, October 2006 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon…

Lemon Tea Cake

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”  ~C.S. Lewis Lemon Tea Cake Makes 2 – 8 inch tea loaves Preheat oven to 35O degrees. Spray two 8×4 loaf pans with Baker’s Joy. 2 sticks butter at room temperature 2 and 1/2 cups granulated sugar…

Sir William Baffin & Rose Miel

“I’ll never forget the first time we saw our Victorian cottage. We knew we were home the minute we walked through the front door. When we stepped out the back door and saw the rose bushes we just knew the house was blessed.” ~Melissa Placzek Welcome Home 2004 The first time we saw our house…

Rhubarb Custard Cake

While working at the ‘Tale of Two Sisters Tearoom’ here in Red Wing Minnesota, I learned about a wonderful recipe for using up some of that rhubarb that is starting to take over in your garden. It is so wonderful that after partaking you may dream about it and have it for breakfast the next…

Tequilaberry’s Salad

“It’s certain that fine women eat a crazy salad with their meat.” ~Yeats My friend Sherida shared this recipe with me years ago when Tequilaberry’s was still open. It was a great restaurant  located in Coon Rapid’s Minnesota. They were known for their prime rib and this spectacular salad. They have sadly closed their doors,…

Saturday Morning Breakfast-Bagels & Lox

“The divine took his seat at the breakfast table, and began to compose his spirits by the gentle sedative of a large cup of tea, the demulcent of a well buttered muffin, and the tonic of a small lobster.”  ~Thomas Love Peacock I thought I’d share one of our favorite weekend breakfast recipes with you.…

tuscan lemon pasta

~Tuscan Lemon Pasta~ (Joey is making marinara sauce and filling every container possible with it. Chandler enters the room:) Chandler: “Whoa, whoa, so I’m guessing you didn’t get the part… or Italy called and said it was hungry.” -Friends This is a beautiful pasta dish that is light enough to serve in the summer. Fantastic…

Spa Cuisine: Breakfast Parfait

This recipe was originally published in my book “Chin Deep in Bubbles” on page 63. Since then I have made a few changes to the recipe. This is a simple, delicious, dessert-like breakfast that is good for you. It’s also a great way to