This is Why I Make This Zucchini Bread

Sour Cream. This is why I make *this* zucchini bread. Sour cream. Sour cream – oh, my babies! – it’s the secret ingredient that makes this bread different from all the rest. Once you try it, it’ll be the reason you make this quick bread, too. Moist, delicate and addicting: this will be your new […]

How To WOW Your Peach Lovers

Tired of the same ol’ peach cobbler? Looking for a new way to WOW your peach-lovers? OMT! to the rescue with a Peach Crumble Coffee Cake! This peach crumble is made in an iron skillet! Fun! It calls for peeled peaches, so click the link at the end of the sentence if you want to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Banana Bread

Everything you need to know about banana bread is contained within this post. Bananas + sour cream = ever’thang you need to know! See? I’m helpful like that. ~drool~ I’ve made so many different kinds of banana bread throughout my baking career. High calorie recipes, low calorie recipes, using oil, using applesauce, with nuts, omit […]

How To Bake a Better Beer Bread

How do you bake a better beer bread? You make this recipe, of course! Oh, my babies…it is as tasty as this picture looks. The bottom line: it has crispy crunchy bits on top and is soft and moist on the inside. Add a delicious meal, a lovely conversation and BAMMO! this is as good […]

The Last Oatmeal Cookie Recipe You’ll Need

These drool-worthy oatmeal cookies are made exclusively with coconut palm sugar, which is touted as having a lower glycemic index than white sugar. Looky: Oh, momma! I figured if it has a better glycemic index, lower than white sugar (there’s controversy whether that is true or not), that’s a plus. It does have some nutrients […]

How To Have More Fun Than a Caramel Apple.

Caramel apples are fun in theory, right? The Bad: There’s the weird angled biting, or more accurately – trying desperately to grab a bite. There’s the super glue melding together of teeth that can seriously pull out a crown. There’s the disappointment of the less-than-stellar apple. The Good: Caramel and apples are deliciously addictive, so […]

These Gingerbread Men Will Make You Believe in Christmas

Baking Confession: Last year was the first year I ever baked Gingerbread Men. Ever ever. It seems crazy, given how often I bake, but I have a great reason: A dear friend, Sue, used to make us a stash of gingerbread men every year, so there really was no need for me to add to […]

These Spicy Pretzels Will Make You Fall in Love

You like snacks, right? If you like pretzels and a bit of added spice, you’re gonna love these spicy pretzels. I love telling the story behind these pretzels, because it makes me laugh (cause I was kinda a jackass) and it proves some things aren’t as they seem. The Story I had my first spicy […]

How To Get a Leprechaun to Love You: Irish Soda Bread

Once a year I remember how much I love Irish Soda Bread, especially slathered with homemade apple butter, then promise myself not to forget about it again until next March. I’m making that promise again this year. I LOVE YOU IRISH SODA BREAD! I PROMISE NOT TO FORGET YOU! Have you ever made Irish Soda […]

How To Make A Perfect Pound Cake

We all have a recipe we love and then forget about. This pound cake recipe is my forgotten one. When I make it, I swear I’ll never forget it again and then a year will go by before I find it stuffed in a cookbook, waiting for me to rediscover pound cake deliciousness. The original: […]