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Classic Quiche for Spring Time

Classic Quiche for Spring Time

Classic Quiche Makes one quiche for 6 – 8 servings Prep time: 10-12 minutes   Oven time: 40-45 minutes 1          9-inch deep dish frozen pie crust,* thawed 2          tsp. Angostura aromatic bitters 1          cup half & half, room temperature 4          large eggs, room temperature 2          Tbsp. […]

Authentic Irish Brown Bread

Authentic Irish Brown Bread

 For home-baked bread speedier than my Speedy No-Knead Artisan Bread, I bake Irish Brown Bread. A staple bread in Ireland, Irish Brown is different from soda bread for it’s distinctive large crumb texture and wheaty flavor with a touch of molasses. There’s no rise time, […]

Best Buttermilk Pancakes

Best Buttermilk Pancakes

Cornmeal Buttermilk Pancakes Makes 8, 4” pancakes (or doubled, about 16 pancakes*) 1        cup all-purpose flour (spoon into measuring cup and level top) 2        Tbsp. medium-grind cornmeal, like Bob’s RedMill* 1        tsp. sugar (optional) 1/2     tsp. baking soda 1/4     tsp. baking powder 1/4     tsp. salt* […]

Super Simple Slider Sandwiches

Super Simple Slider Sandwiches

It doesn’t get any easier than beef with salsa-raisin sauce for this spicy sandwich.  Let your slow cooker do the cooking, then pick up a bag of ready-cut coleslaw and soft dinner rolls or burger buns. You’ll be ready for Super Bowl Sunday or a […]

Speedy No-Knead Artisan Bread

Speedy No-Knead Artisan Bread

 January is National Baking Month, so even though I bake year-round (including microwave English Muffin Bread in summer), I thought it would be a good time to share this new (to me) speedy version of the no-knead bread I posted a few years ago. I […]

Nutty Snacks for the Holidays

Nutty Snacks for the Holidays

Nuts–walnuts, cashews, pecans, almonds–make yummie holiday treats. This is Rosie’s dee-liciously easy Rosemary Roasted Cashews. She ‘borrowed’ the recipe from our friend Mary Margaret a while back, and it’s now her go-to recipe for quick gifts and snacks.  Update: One of my readers Tina Mark shared that […]

Cranberry Sauce Upside-Down Cake

Cranberry Sauce Upside-Down Cake

What do you do with leftover cranberry sauce after the turkey is gone? Cranberry sauce keeps for months, probably longer, but why not use it for a holiday-ish cake topping. I was chatting with blogger Amy Sherman who mentioned baking a cranberry upside-down cake for Thanksgiving. […]

Corn Muffin ‘Turkeys’

Corn Muffin ‘Turkeys’

Making these little birds can keep kids or guests busy until the big bird is sliced!  All you need is corn muffins and dried fruit.

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Tomato-Peach-Mint Bruschetta

Tomato-Peach-Mint Bruschetta

The devastating fires just 75 miles from here make thinking about recipes seem so insignificant. Yet we still fuel body and soul as we continue on. End-of-summer golden tomatoes and peaches make this classic tomato-topped toast called Bruschetta. (Pronounced “broos KET tah”). I like mint […]

Banana Avocado Muffins

Banana Avocado Muffins

Why add mashed avocado to muffins? Because avocados are full of polyunsaturated fat (‘good fat’), are a good source of fiber (about 9 grams per avocado), are high in minerals and phytonutrients like Vitamin E, C, folate, magnesium, AND can replace other fat in baking […]