Category: Quick Breads

Chocolate Banana Bread – Plain and Simple

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




Zucchini, Lemon & Poppyseed Cake with Lemon Frosting

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Zucchini, Lemon & Poppyseed Cake Recipe

As many of you have already headed full-force into Pumpkin Season, some of us (Moi), have one foot still firmly planted in the last few days of summer.  Technically, summer doesn’t end until next Wednesday.  And, given that the temps … Continue reading




Banana Pear Quick Bread

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Banana Pear Quick Bread Recipe

An abundance of over-ripe bananas sat staring at me from their perch on the kitchen counter.  I over bought fruit in preparation for my girl coming home on spring break.  I forgot that she rarely eats a banana, adding one … Continue reading