Grammercy Tavern’s Monkey Bread


I just HAD to share this with you all! This Monkey Bread looks delicious and since we’re all heading home soon for Winter break . . . I guess maybe you could borrow some ingredients that there already is at home? It does need quite a few ingredients, but I am sure it’s worth it. It could definitely be a great holiday treat! Enjoy!

What's On the Stove?

monkeybreadThis is one of those famous recipes from the restaurants very own cookbook. That said, as the recipe is reported at Serious Eats, it’s utterly wrong.

That said, it’s one great recipe and worth your time.

Makes for utterly great breakfast fare.

But it makes three times what it claims to. Dough wise that is. The rest of the recipe seems correct for one pan.

I’m giving you the original recipe. I took 2/3 of the dough, divided that in half and wrapped it and put it in the freezer after it has passed through the first rising, and before I made the actual dough rounds. I’ll let you know if that doesn’t work when I make it again, otherwise it’s a bonus that will speed up the next two batches quite a bit.


  • Toffee Sauce
  • 2/3 cup plus 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup packed dark…

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Pinterest Gone Wrong . . . or Right?


Have you ever tried to recreate some amazing DIY (do it yourself) project you found on Pinterest? Did you fail miserably? Or maybe you are one of the few who actually replicated that perfectly complicated gluten free, lactose free brownies that you just had to make . . . Kudos!

Just as many of you do, I find myself scrolling through Pinterest whenever I want a new idea or inspiration for creating something whether it be food or decorations. For instance, I wanted to make sugar skull cookies for an event I was hosting, so I scoured Pinterest in search of sugar skull cookie inspiration and found this:


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Plain Old Granola



So making a healthy snack can be really tough when you’re a picky eater, like myself. BUT I have found a snack that almost anyone likes… granola! Granola is one of those versatile foods that you can eat hot, cold, or in a drink (like a smoothie if you’re thinking I’m crazy). As plain and bland as granola can be, it is a great addition to so many snacks.

Personally, I eat granola as a topping to a parfait-like snack that I concocted last year. My snack consists of: