Scones: These are perfect with soup or dinner and will whet your appetite without ending it.
Irish Herbed Drop Scones:
3/4-cup all-purpose flour
1-teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 cup melted butter
1 tablespoon chopped mixed fresh herbs, such as parsley, basil, and rosemary
4 tablespoons safflower oil
Sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder.
Blend in milk, eggs, butter, and herbs.
Pass this batter through a fine-mesh strainer into a small bowl. Refrigerate, covered with plastic wrap, I0 minutes.
Heat the safflower oil in a heavy-bottomed pan. Pour a tablespoon of batter onto the pan. Cook on both sides, about 30-40 seconds per side or golden brown.