Banana Oatmeal Muffins + Vacation Pics

Banana Oatmeal Muffins + Vacation Pics

One of the few good things about having a hubby with a travel job is that occasionally, you get to tag along on a really great trip. A few weeks ago, I met him in Las Vegas and we drove down to the Grand Canyon for a few days. Even with tons of tourists, the […]

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chip Streusel

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chip Streusel

I can’t believe a whole week slipped by me without doing a post. I kept procrastinating and before I knew it, the week was over. It’s been a hectic week and I’m happy for a day I can rest and relax. Maybe I’ll catch up on some reading. In the mean time, this is my first attempt […]

How to Make Light Whole Wheat Bread

How to Make Light Whole Wheat Bread

  For a long time, yeast was my nemesis. We just didn’t get along. I didn’t know when to stop kneading bread so all of my attempts at yeast breads were pretty horrendous until I found “no knead” bread recipes. Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day and My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method have revolutionized […]

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

Every good southerner loves a fresh buttermilk biscuit whether they want to admit it or not. I’m not talking about the ones you pop out of the tube and into the oven. I’m talking about the real deal, hand mixed, kneaded, and cut with a biscuit cutter biscuits – warm from the oven with a little butter.Unfortunately, biscuits are such […]

How to Make Moist Sweet Cornbread

How to Make Moist Sweet Cornbread

There are two kinds of cornbread lovers:  those that like their cornbread sweet and those that don’t. I call this the great cornbread debate. I grew up in a household that thought sweet cornbread was a travesty so I never knew it existed until I moved to the south. The first time I tasted sweet cornbread, […]

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Cranberry Orange Muffins

I have a confession to make. I’ve never made muffins. It’s not that I’m muffin phobic or anti-muffins but they’ve never been interesting enough to warrant the time and energy. Since one of my goals for the new year is to try new things, I figured it was time to mark them off my culinary […]

Lemon Blueberry Bread Recipe

This recipe is adapted from a recipe in Holly Clegg’s Trim & Terrific Cookbook. The texture of this bread is somewhere between a pound cake and a quick bread and is super moist if you don’t over cook it. If you like the fresh taste of lemon you’ll love this because the lemons are definitely the star […]