Hurricanes in the Northeast are fairly uncommon. I take that back, they WERE fairly uncommon until the past 2 years where the Connecticut coast got walloped. In 2011 we were still living inland in Fairfield county, but for my sister’s birthday we were down on the Norwalk to ride out Hurricane Irene. My parents live right on the coast and storms have always been a big part of living on the water so we went to see what this one would be all about. To pass the time, obviously I decided to bake. My parents had gone on a trip through Vermont and ended up at the King Arthur Flour store, aka my Mecca. They brought me back a boxed (I know what you are thinking! easy way out, blah blah blah) mix to make toasted coconut scones. To. Die. For. You add some butter and a few other ingredients, bake, and PRESTO! You’ve got scones! A little coconut glaze and you are in business. King Arthur really does a great job on their boxed mixes and I have now noticed they sell a few here in Connecticut grocery stores. I highly recommend
Don’t these just look so enticing??