If you aren’t growing your own zucchini, you can get them for about 75 cents right now, because they’re so plentiful! Time to bake!
The best thing about olive oil cake is the savory richness – a great contrast to citrus!
So, at what point can we officially call it “the holidays?” This weekend Dave and I definitely started prepping for them. We got some homemade eggnog started and now it’s aging in the fridge. We also started some homemade vanilla extract (yes, I did make a big trip to the liquor store. The population of […]
My mom makes the best darned banana bread in the entire world. End of story. Even by replicating the exact recipe, I can’t quite make it the same way. Maybe it’s that she uses the electric mixer to get the bananas extra well-blended. Maybe it has something to do with the pan or the oven… […]
Sometimes I wake up on weekend mornings, and something like this has already happened: I married one of the most industrious, crafty, talented and amazing people on the entire planet. Not just because of this cinnamon raisin bread. But it’s a good microcosm. I like this cinnamon raising bread because it’s a little cakier than […]
Sometimes there are weekends where we make new furniture, sew stuff, plant stuff … all kinds of project stuff. Guess how much of that we did this weekend? Zero. Oops. But not really oops, because we had a great time playing video games, reading books, working out and of course, spending time together in the […]
It’s the moooooost wonderful time of the year… pumpkin food season, am I right? Since it has gotten to be recognizably fall, I’ve been doing as much as one pumpkin or squash recipe per week. We’ll see how long I can keep this up 🙂 But seriously, what is it about this stuff? It is […]
You know how there’s always certain foods you associate with the place you grew up? For me, it’s banana bread. This is a recipe that has a lot of memories in it, though I think Mom made it with a slightly different recipe… One bite and I’m back in my mom’s kitchen. Nothing beats […]
I made it two days ago, and we’ve all but devoured the whole loaf. I may have mentioned, but right now we are in possession of a whole mess of zucchini. We had five to begin with. Three of them remain – the first one became zucchini tostadas and the second one became this bread. […]