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Well, it couldn’t last forever! Nothing good can, I suppose. I’m referring, of course, to the glorious luxury my husband and I allowed ourselves over the past week and a half to put our usual workout routine on hold and eat whatever we wanted every night. It was wonderful! We soaked up every second […]
Any day of the week, any time of the day… if you put a big ol’ veggie pizza down in front of me… with mushrooms & sun-dried tomatoes, tangy feta cheese, and some awesome pesto sauce… I’ll gobble it up and be a happy camper! But any good homemade pizza, whether it’s veggie, bar-b-que, or […]
Folks, this is my final word on banana bread. Are you ready for it? Here it is. Banana bread is better (no… BEST) with chocolate chips. Period. And I don’t mean that in an “Everything is better with chocolate” kinda way. I mean… Banana-flavored baked goods specifically are sent over the top when combined with […]
Long time no see!! As I write this it seems I’m in a blogging dry spell. NOT for lack of cooking, I assure you, but mostly for lack of cooking anything I haven’t already showed you! It seems I keep going back to my old favorites when a special occasion arises. Take today for instance… […]
Lately, I’ve been getting requests for my mother’s banana bread recipe… It all started when I tweeted that I was craving banana bread. (Did you know I got a Twitter account? Yep. Me and technology are tight… Uh, not!) Soon after, different responses to that tweet started coming in. One good friend that I haven’t […]
Good evening all! I realize I might lose some of you with this one… I’m told creative cooking isn’t for everyone. Well, why not embrace it just this once!? Bread pudding is a great way to start. This is the general method I use every time I make the stuff, and I let it soak […]
If you are having soup, you have to have bread on the table. And not just any bread will do. Homemade french bread with rosemary, olive oil, and parmesan is THE bread of choice in my household. I make it almost weekly. It is tender but pleasantly crisp… fresh, and so delicious. It blows any […]
~ Today we embark on the gloriously rewarding adventure of baking breads at home! Today we learn a bit more about what it means to gather the most basic of ingredients and patiently transform them into something classic… something that has been known for centuries as the most basic form of “good food” there is. […]
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