Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Brown Butter Maple Glaze

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There has been an overwhelming obsession with doughnuts lately here in New York.  They are everywhere, in popup bakeries, on fancy restaurant dessert menus, in coffee shops, not to mention a certain “donut” shop (seriously, they don’t even spell it right) which now dominates Manhattan and Brooklyn real estate.  Doughnuts are now even being turned into French fusions, with the creation of the cronut (don’t get me started).  So seriously, what is the obsession with the doughnut?  I think the answer might be obvious, it’s fried dough.   Continue reading

Buttermilk Banana Pancakes

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You can never have too many pancakes recipes, right?  I find it’s always best to adapt based off a recipe that you know works well, and add and subtract ingredients from there.  You might remember my Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes with Sautéed Apples.  They are adapted from my absolute favorite pancakes recipe from Nigella Lawson.  This recipe never fails me, and I always enjoy throwing in new ingredients, depending on what I have in the kitchen.  I happened to have a bunch of bananas in my kitchen which I never got around to eating.   Continue reading