Category Archives : Recipes


Honey Glazed Beer Bread

Honey Glazed Beer Bread 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 tablespoon malt powder 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon dry active yeast 1/4 cup honey, plus more for glazing 3 cups beer at room temperature (see note) 1 tablespoon butter Combine flours, malt powder, salt, and yeast in a mixing bowl […]


Pâte à Choux

Pâte à Choux Yield: 24 gougères, 12 profiteroles 63 g Water 63 g Milk 50 g Butter ¼ teaspoon Salt ½ teaspoon Sugar 75g All-purpose flour 2 each Eggs For gougères fold in 20g of shredded cheese, black pepper, and chopped fresh herbs. Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking pan with […]


Lemon Shortbread

Lemon Shortbread Yield: 1 dozen All Purpose Flour 1/3 cup (175g) Salt . teaspoon Butter . cup (150g) Powder sugar . cup (50g) Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon Lemon Zest 2 each Directions: 1. On medium speed, cream together room temperature butter and powdered sugar until pale and fluffy. 2. Add lemon juice and zest, beat for […]


Blueberry Hand Pies

Whole Wheat Pastry Dough Whole Grain Pastry Flour (Maine Grain) 130g (1 cup) All-Purpose Flour 100g (¾ cup) Sugar 45g (¼ cup) Baking Powder 6g (1 teaspoon) Salt 4g (1 teaspoon) Brown sugar 7g (1 teaspoon) Butter, cold 227g (2 sticks) Ice water 60g (¼ cup) Directions: Cube cold butter into small pieces. In a food processor pulse all of the dry ingredients, […]


Baked Honey Meringue

  Baked Honey Meringue filled with Chocolate Sabayon Mousse Yield: 6 individual meringues   Baked Honey Meringue Egg Whites 4 each (100g) Granulated Sugar ½ cup (100g) Honey, robust and local ½ cup (100g) Water 1 Tablespoon Salt ½ teaspoon   Directions: Preheat oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat sugar, honey, water, and salt in a […]


Cranberry Bundt Cake

Cranberry Bundt Cake yield: 1, 7 or 8” bundt cake Ingredients: All-Purpose Flour, 160g (1 cup plus ⅓ cup) *Whole Wheat Flour, 58g (⅓ cup plus 1 Tablespoon) Baking Powder, 8g (1 ½ teaspoons) Allspice, 0.5g (⅛ teaspoon) Cinnamon, 1g (¼ teaspoon) Salt, 2.5g (½ teaspoon) Butter, 130g (1 stick plus 1 Tablespoon) Sugar, 227g […]


Winter Cocktail Recipe: The Handwarmer

If you’ve been shoveling snow nearly as much as I have lately, there is something to be said for having a warm drink to revive your spirits. Really though, a warm winter cocktail can soften the cold winter wind anytime, snow or no snow. Gracie’s bartender Kristi developed this lovely cocktail for just those times […]


Ellie’s Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Gingerbread Cookies With cookie season if full swing, we at Ellie’s want to share one of our favorite seasonal cookie recipes with you: the Gingerbread Cookie. These cookies smell great in the oven, and taste even better. Add in a mug of hot chocolate, and you have a cure for the winter blues, or a […]


Making Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are a quintessential New England winter cookie. The blend of spices in a fresh cookie is the perfect accompaniment to a mug of hot chocolate. If you get a gingerbread cookie mix kit from us, the dry ingredients are already supplied. The directions are on the card included with the mix, but we thought it might be more fun to watch a video. If you want to start from scratch, we have the ingredients in the Gingerbread Cookie Recipe post. Comment below, and let us know if this video is helpful.