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Wake and Bake: Mini Glazed Peach Scones

Because you can't possibly buy all the baby stuff you need yourself, you have a baby shower. Or rather, you have your sister throw a baby shower for you. Then she will spend weeks researching tiny versions of normal food, as if all the guests coming to the shower are babies themselves. For example, why serve normal sized peach scones when you could serve mini scones scaled down so that they would look normal sized—if they were being held by a baby? More

Shuna Lydon's Blueberry, Juniper, and Cornmeal Drop Scones

I have a thing for foresty flavors. If a tea is described as mossy; if pine needles are infused into a custard; if gnomes built their homes and hung their tall red felt hats there, I'm in. While making a California Bay Laurel leaf pastry cream and blueberry compote for a filled doughnut, I discovered the blueberry's affinity with piney flavors. At Peels, where I'm the pastry chef, we offer seasonal herb, fruit and vegetable monthly-changing sweet and savory scones. Cornmeal offers great textural juxtaposition, as well as an obvious seasonal pairing. On the East Coast there's no better berry to dedicate late summer bakery offerings to than our prized blueberries. More

Wake and Bake: Apricot Drop Scones

Scones can be buttery and filling, perfect winter food, but these apricot scones are decidedly made for summer. Their texture is fluffy and light and they're loaded with fruit. If you're not an early riser, take heart: these are simple drop scones, meaning they're morning-assembly friendly and no biscuit cutters are required. More

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