Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping

Welcome to a week of Fall breads. Today I am re-visiting a pumpkin bread I have made for years from Sara Foster’s “The Foster’s Market Cookbook” . Sara’s cookbook is one of my absolute favorites. It is full of homestyle cooking that is never intimidating. Her dishes that are simple […]

Stuffed Picnic Boule

Hunky Hubbie and I love to hike to our favorite “secret spot” in “Location NOT disclosed” and have a picnic. Over the years, we have shared our spot with many friends and family. There is a beautiful lake, driftwood logs that can be used as seating or a makeshift picnic […]

The Ultimate Banana Bread

Follwers of my website know I am a big fan of America’s Test Kitchen. I love their inovation, testing and fantastic recipes. They often take something simple and give it a much needed boost. That is the case with this banana bread. Who here hasn’t baked a few loaves during […]

Sun Dried Tomato Bruschetta

My version of Bruschetta is about the simplest appetizer you can make. I use sun dried tomatoes packed in olive oil- use that oil- it’s full of flavor. I mix in sliced cherry tomatoes, but really anything that is in season is fine. Slice your baguette, rub a garlic clove […]

Cinnamon Pecan Sticky Buns

Well, here it is. The end of the calorie splurging season. You have New Year’s Day left to induldge before the New Year’s Resolutions begin. So, for my last post of the year, I’ve decide to go big. Well, actually, not so big- a slightly reduced calorie breakfast treat. These […]

My favorite Southern Corn Bread

We eat a lot of corn bread at my house. Pans of it. I whip up muffins to go with my chili, corn chowder, shrimp and grits or chicken & rice. It is the base of my family stuffing recipe. I almost always have a bag of Martha White corn […]

Pumpkin Spice Bread fresh from the AGA

Pumpkin Spice Quick Bread

There is nothing that says “fall” quite like pumpkin bread. Every home chef should have a go to recipe in their baking collection. This recipe slices well making it perfect for lunch box snacks and the extra loaf is perfect for with neighbors. October is the perfect time to purge […]

Bounty of Berries Bread

Every February, the farms around Plant City, Florida, are bursting with strawberries. A must stop is the Parksdale Farms Stand where the line for strawberry shortcake wraps around the building. If standing in line for shortcake isn’t your cup of tea, run down the road to one of a dozen […]