Gingerbread Scones

Gingerbread Scones - Andrea Meyers

With wide eyes and a booming voice, Top Gun shouted, “Mommy, are you making stones? I love those!” Our boys adore scones (even if they still can’t say it) and with all the excitement in the kitchen you would think some fabulous dessert was in the works instead of simple gingerbread scones for breakfast. After… 

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Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Whole Wheat Crust

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Whole Wheat Crust - Andrea Meyers

We did it. I can’t believe it’s true, but we planted two pecan trees in our yard. We spotted them at Lowe’s in late September and selected a Sumner Pecan and a Stuart Pecan. We are slightly north of the growing zone for the Sumner, but our area has mild winters so it should do… 

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Honey Wheat English Muffin Bread

We’re continuing our quest to convert some of our favorite recipes to a whole grain version, and this family favorite turned out very well. I started with the Meyers family English muffin bread recipe and substituted whole wheat flour for part of the all-purpose flour, and honey for the sugar. The boys could hardly contain… 

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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I first made these oatmeal peanut butter bars about six years ago, and they were an instant hit at home and at parties and picnics. The rich flavor belies their simplicity—an oatmeal peanut butter cookie crust with chocolate chips sprinkled on top then drizzled with peanut butter glaze—and they always garner “ohs” and “ahs” when… 

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Panini with Prosciutto, Fontina, Spinach and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Panini with Prosciutto, Fontina, Spinach and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes - Andrea Meyers

One of my quick weeknight meal inspiration sites is Panini Happy, run by my friend Kathy. We met at BlogHer last summer and I have been impressed with her and her site from the beginning. Kathy is in love with her panini grill and it shows in her creative sandwiches. Even if your average weeknight… 

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