Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Cheddar Cranberry Scones : TWD

I admit that I was quite giddy when they opened up the new 'super' stop and shop only a couple miles from my house. Aisle upon aisle of tasty treats, fresh produce, meats, etc. It made the other two grocers in the area look wimpy and outdated in comparison.


Sadly, I must now report that the 'super' store has failed me. I circled the aisles three times, and still could not find a package of dried apples. My frozen veggies were going soft, so rather than track down a stock boy who's worked there all of 1 month (time the stores been open) to try and find some, I opted for the next best dried fruit I could think of. Cranberries.


Other than the lack of apples, this week's recipe was pretty straightforward and came together quickly. I liked the idea of mixing the 'sweet' of the fruit with the savory of the cheese. But I couldn't help also wondering how tasty a cheddar jalapeno scone might be. Maybe next time.



I opted for the quick 'spoon' method of portioning, and took them out at the 22 minute mark. They sat until this morning where I warmed one up a bit in the toaster oven, topping it with butter and some strawberry jam. Two thumbs up for taste and ease!




This week's recipe can be found over at The Floured Apron.

11 comments:

Engineer Baker said...

Mmm... cheddar jalapeno scones... They look wonderful, and cranberries sound like a decent sub here.

Jess said...

They look yummy...as a fellow (frequently disappointed) Super Stop & Shop shopper, I found dried apple rings one aisle down from the produce section, where they stock a whole bunch of tubs of different nuts, dried fruits, etc. It's not where you would expect! I especially love it when they run out of lemons.

Pamela said...

Cranberries and cheddar sound pretty good. I must say that your pictures with the jam...Yum!

rainbowbrown said...

I like the idea of cranberries here. Tart sounds like a good balance to the cheese. Good show, lady.

Heather B said...

Cranberry and cheddar? Count me in! I'll have to try that next time!

Prudy said...

Wow-what a brilliant flavor combo. I'm itching to make the scones again.

Christine said...

Mmm I love cheddar and jalapeno. Your scones look delish and cranberries are perfect!

Rebecca said...

Oooh, these look good. Nice job!

Barbara said...

Love your picture with the butter and jam! They look delicious. Mmm, I like your idea of cheddar jalapeno too.

Mevrouw Cupcake said...

Your store may have failed you, but your creative juices, certainly did not! I think cranberry-cheddar scones sound mighty tasty (and cheddar jalapeƱo too)!

Jj said...

Cranberries sound like a good substituted - and the scones look very good!