Blueberry Scones With Orange Glaze

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Typically, blueberry scones are matched with a lemon glaze. While I’m a big lover of anything lemons, this is that one instance when I prefer an orange glaze over lemon. The blueberries I had were bit tart, so it matched really well with the sweetness of the orange. This scone recipe, however, is just perfection. Not too complicated, no surprises, not overly sweet and just perfectly tender and sumptuous.

The trick is to make sure that everything is chilled. Normally when baking, it’s ideal to keep everything at room temperature. In this case, however, it’s quite the opposite. This requires chilled butter, cold heavy cream and even the egg. It truly helps to keep the scones tender and flaky. Baking these in a very hot oven (400 degrees F) “shocks” the chilled dough, making them rise much better and become even flakier.

Scones can be eaten right away while still warm, or store in airtight containers, preferably wrapped in wax or parchment paper. You can easily warm cold scones either in a toaster oven for a crispy outside or just zap it in the microwave for about 30-45 seconds.

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Rolled Ham & Cheese Sandwich

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When you’re the one in charge of cooking breakfast day after day after day, you’d eventually run out of any breakfast ideas to feed the hungry stomachs of your family. And that’s what happened to me! Because let’s face it, it’s hard to feed people when they’re appetites are barely awake (at least to some people). So, my conundrum is to come up with a breakfast meal that’s appealing for them, and at the same time, something they can eat and not just merely nibble. Of course, there’s your regular bacon, egg, sausage, oats, pancakes, etc. But here’s something new that I tried: rolled ham and cheese sandwich! It requires more work than your regular ham and cheese sandwich, but it’s something to pique the interest of anyone’s appetite.

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Breakfast Cookies

 

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Or, Oatmeal Craisin Walnut Rice Krispies Cookies.

Well, you can tell I’m not sure what to call this one. Breakfast cookies is so easy to remember, but Oatmeal Craisin Walnut Rice Krispies cookies makes it easy to remember on what’s in the cookies. Regardless, these are very good! Goodness, I can munch on these for days and you won’t hear any complaints from me. Nope, not this cookie lover right here!

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