Zucchini Pineapple Crumble Top Muffins

Zucchini Pineapple Crumble Top Muffins

Too much zucchini on your hands? Zucchini pineapple crumble top muffins are the perfect way to eat all that summer bounty. Zucchini is one of those garden plants that always seem like a good idea to plant until you’re harvesting 4-5 a day with no end in sight. I personally love pan frying my zukes with a little bit of … Read More

Whole Wheat Browned Butter Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Browned Butter Banana Bread

Whole wheat banana bread made with browned butter and studded with walnuts. Slather with some salted butter and make a hot cup of coffee and you have the perfect winter breakfast! Even though I dislike eating bananas, I love banana bread. It’s basically taking garbage fruit and turning it into a delicious and filling breakfast option. It’s easy to make, … Read More

Whipped Orange Honey Butter

Whipped orange honey butter is a creamy whipped butter brightened with orange zest and sweetened with a touch of honey perfect for slathering on your favorite homemade bread or dinner roll.   It all started with leftover mashed potatoes and a winter slump.  Every time my mom would have leftover mashed potatoes, she would make potato bread.  Since growing up, … Read More

Apple Bread

Soft and chewy apple bread is studded with fresh apples mixed with all the autumn warming spices for the perfect fall breakfast bread! Ah, fall is in the air. Once September rolls around I’m all about all things apple and really all things bread. This bread embodies all of those things. A nice yeasty, chewy bread studded with apples and … Read More

7 Tips For New Bread Bakers

7 Things I wish I'd Known When I started Baking Bread

Bread baking can be tricky sometimes but once you get the hang of it, it’s one of the most satisfying baking projects out there. Here are 7 tips for new bread bakers that I wish I’d known when I first started making bread. This post contains some affiliate links which helps keep me in sugar. Thanks for your support! My … Read More

Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

I have a real love/hate relationship with mini muffins.  On the one hand, they are lovely to just pop into your mouth.  On the other hand, a recipe typically makes, oh, about a million and I am standing around scooping tiny amounts of batter into tiny cupcake wrappers for ages. This recipe, however, is designed to make minis.  Only about … Read More

Whole Wheat Blackberry Mini Muffins

whole wheat mini muffins

  These little guys beg the age old question:  when do you call it a muffin and when do you call it a cupcake?  They are packed with whole wheat flour and no frosting so I believe they sit firmly on the side of muffin, but Martha Stewart disagrees (maybe it’s all the sugar??) At any rate, these whole grain … Read More

Monkey Muffins

Pan of fluffy sugary monkey muffins

My goal with these muffins was to create something that tasted like a cinnamon roll but was individually portioned.  And then I realized that cinnamon rolls are already individually portioned… So yeah, these taste like an inside out cinnamon roll that you can easily pull apart.    

Cinnamon Swirl Yeasted Pumpkin Wheat Bread

Loaf of cinnamon pumpkin swirl bread

Cinnamon swirl yeasted pumpkin wheat bread is an autumnal twist on plain ‘ole cinnamon raisin bread. Soft and fluffy with a twist of cinnamon in the middle it’s the perfect fall bread! This is a fall riff off of my cinnamon raisin bread.  Because this is the time of year when you add pumpkin to everything.  Just roll with it, … Read More

French Bread

Loaf of freshly baked French bread

When a wonderful reader (also known as my awesome cousin:) emailed me asking for a good homemade French bread recipe, I knew Peter Reinhart was where I had to turn.  I have made dozens of breads from his books and they rarely fail me.  This bread is so good that my husband and I ate an entire loaf one night … Read More