Category: Bread

Chocolate Banana Bread – Plain and Simple

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Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Bananas represent a kind of edible security blanket for me.  Never a need to feel hungry if there is a bunch of canary yellow bananas sitting on my counter.  A quick and nutritious snack is always at hand.  And although … Continue reading




Beer Bread Re-visited

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Beer Bread Recipe

I awoke early this morning to yet another day of pounding rain and wind.  I’m not complaining, as heavy rain days are as close as we Southern Californians get to snow days.  It’s Sunday, and as such, the day was … Continue reading




Pumpkin Bread with Brown Butter Maple Glaze

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Pumpkin Bread with Brown Butter Maple Glaze Recipe

This pumpkin bread almost didn’t happen.  It was destined to be an utter failure. I messed up big time when I was executing what is actually a very straight-forward recipe. I’m willing to wage a bet that you too have … Continue reading




Apple Walnut Bread with Brown Sugar Glaze

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Apple Walnut Bread with Brown Sugar Glaze Recipe

In my last post I shared with you about my Mom, and the incredible grief I was experiencing following her passing.  I’m still struggling and I expect I will be for a while.  I’ve not wanted to bring my sadness … Continue reading




Chocolate and Cara Cara Orange Quick Bread | Why I Bake

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Chocolate and Cara Cara Orange Quick Bread Recipe

Like the tracks of a roller coaster, the path jigged and jagged before me.  My morning began with a retreat to the water’s edge, my own little amusement park perched high above the seashore.  Alone, in this time and space … Continue reading