Browsing Category BREADS

Zucchini, Carrot, Apple, Walnut Bread

If you can’t decide what kind of loaf bread to make, try this one! It is a delicious mixture! The combination of zucchini, carrots, apples, and walnuts works so well and the bread is so moist! You can use 3 cups of zucchini, carrots, and apples in any quantities you want as long as it all adds up to 3 cups! I usually do about…

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2-Ingredient Biscuits

I finally got on the bandwagon and tried this very popular recipe that is everywhere! It uses just 2 ingredients to make biscuits: self-rising flour and heavy whipping cream!  It really does work and it is very FAST and EASY!  If you want an easy homemade biscuit recipe without cutting butter in flour, or if you don’t have a tube of biscuit dough in your…

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Cranberry Banana Bread

This Ocean Spray recipe got such great reviews I had to try it. They were right!  It is a great combination! It is moist and I love the tartness from the cranberries and the strong banana flavor. I’ve repeated it several times and we love it! I was eager to try it because cranberry bread and banana bread are two favorite loaf breads of mine…

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Apple Raisin Sticky Ring

GOT MAPLE SYRUP? I bet you have a few apples and raisins!  You need 4 tubes of refrigerated biscuit dough and OKAY!!   You are on your way to making this EASY, beautiful, and delicious sticky bun ring! This comes together in just a few minutes really!  And it is fun to put together! You can only the use the rolls of dough, but I…

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JIFFY Cornbread Hack ~ Moist and Fluffy!

Here is my JIFFY CORNBREAD HACK using just ONE BOX and adding a few ingredients to make it really moist and fluffy! It goes from crumbly and blah, to moist and wow!  JIFFY cornbread mix has been around for decades, since 1930! It is very popular. By itself I find it a little dry. BUT, there are many, many recipes out there to improve it! I…

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Flatizza Pizza

“This is my low calorie version of Subway’s Flatizza. Not all Subways have it these days, but some still do it here. It’s just a quick pizza using any flatbread and your favorite toppings. There are so many ways to make a fast pizza! People use pitas, English muffins, mini pizza doughs, you name it, but my favorite way is to use a flatbread, any…

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Zeppole-Italian Donuts

Zeppole, the Donuts! Not zeppole, the pastries filled with a sweet cream! These little, spongy, light puffy balls have a sweet dough. They may or may not have ricotta in the recipe. I prefer the RICOTTA ones! I think ricotta makes them softer inside. They are quickly fried in oil, then dusted with confectioner’s sugar. Zeppole populate behind the glass counters in pizza parlors everywhere…

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread

A double chocolate banana bread that gets a double thumbs up from my chocoholic husband who thinks that chocolate is a food group.  Sour cream makes this nice and moist! Moist, but sturdy enough to pick it up to eat ! It has a strong chocolate and banana taste.  See the slideshow below for more pictures of some different times I’ve made it. Sometimes with…

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Popovers-The BEST!

Chef John of Allrecipes has a foolproof technique for making the BEST, airy, spongy, yet delicate popovers ever! He puts them in a COLD OVEN first, then turns up the heat. I love it! It’s genius! They turn out perfectly every time! No more soggy doughy results! My husband is a big fan of popovers, and I love them too! A Little Popover History: The…

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Patsy’s Pizza

My sister Patsy, or Pat, is the pizza queen of the family! She is famous for her pizza and makes it the best! Her technique never fails her and people go crazy for it! The crust is delicious and crunchy, and the sauce is simple and spiced just right! VIDEO:  Pat and I made a video of her making pizza because her technique is so unusual…

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2-Ingredient Apple Pie Cups~ Easy! Fast!

“With just 2 ingredients,  5 minutes to make, and 12 minutes to bake, this Pillsbury recipe hit it big!  What a delicious, easy dessert to make and eat in no time!  Try it!   Change the filling too if you’d like!  Enjoy!” INGREDIENTS: 1 can (13 ounces) Pillsbury refrigerated flaky cinnamon rolls with buttercream frosting 1 ⅓ cups (or more) fruit apple pie filling, coarsely chopped…

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Chef John’s Pita Bread

No pita bread in the house?  Make some; they are so much better than any you can buy!  So easy to make, too!  The only change I made to the acclaimed Chef John’s recipe from Allrecipes, is I added a teaspoon of sugar to the dough, just because I am used to doing that.  They are a lot of fun to make, and delicious to…

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Irish Soda Bread~American Style

This is my favorite recipe for Irish Soda Bread! I have gotten many compliments on this soda bread! For many years I would make 15 or 20 of these at a time for fund-raisers and taking orders for St. Patrick’s Day! It is not dry and not bland! There is just a hint of sweetness and there are lots of raisins and caraway seeds. Americans…

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Zucchini Carrot Apple Walnut Loaf Bread

   “A moist zucchini bread base with added grated carrots, diced apples, and walnuts topped with a cream cheese and butter frosting.  The flavors and textures of the fruit and vegetables in this bread make a combination that is really delectable.  I am partial to the lighter colored, mildly spiced zucchini breads, so there is just a touch of cinnamon.  I wanted to accent the fruit…

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