Archives: Bread

Grilled Garlic Bread

August 15, 2018 | By andrea | Comments Off on Grilled Garlic Bread | Filed in: Appetizer, Bread, Grilling/BBQ, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Side Dish.

Grilling bread is such an easy way to take good artisan bread to the next level! And it can be used to make a variety of appetizers (like bruschetta) or simply be a compliment to a meal. Even a novice cook can tackle this recipe with confidence!! First you need to start with a good • Read More »

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Chocolate Zucchini & Raspberry Muffins

September 29, 2017 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chocolate Zucchini & Raspberry Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Cakes, Chocolate, Dessert, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes, Snack, Summer.

It’s not every day that you find a recipe that combines fruit, a veggie AND two kinds of chocolate into a delicious breakfast treat. Did I mention two kinds of chocolate? These muffins are super moist, chocolatey, not overly sweet, and pretty as a picture. I made them for a friend for her birthday breakfast gathering. Consequently, one • Read More »

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Cat Head Biscuits

February 26, 2015 | By andrea | Comments Off on Cat Head Biscuits | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Comfort Food, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I was instantly intrigued by this recipe because of it’s name and because my family loves biscuits. This Cat Head version is super easy to make (no rolling pin required), and they bake up tender, fluffy and delicious! They don’t have the flaky texture that a rolled out biscuit has but they are tasty all the same…and perfect when slathered • Read More »

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Southern Biscuits

October 13, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

  Can anyone resist a fresh biscuit still warm from the oven? It’s definitely one of life’s simple pleasures! These light and fluffy Southern Biscuits are easy to make so you’ll never need to buy another can o’ biscuits again! We’ve made this recipe many times and the biscuits always come out perfect. You gotta love Alton • Read More »

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

April 24, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Blueberry Streusel Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Muffins.

Who can resist a homemade blueberry muffin? Not me! Lightly lemony with a tender crumb and a sweet streusel topping, these Blueberry Streusel Muffins rival anything you’ll find at a fancy coffee house or bakery. They make a great breakfast treat or after school snack, and are fabulous with a cup of coffee or tea. YUM! The recipe • Read More »

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Almost-Famous Breadsticks

April 7, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Kid-friendly, Recipes.

Freshly baked bread — still warm from the oven —  is one of life’s simple pleasures. If you’ve never made your own bread before, this recipe for breadsticks is a good place to start. Fashioned after Olive Garden-style breadsticks, they’re easy to make and very worth the effort! My kids devoured them. I used my • Read More »

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Banana Buttermilk Muffins

March 8, 2012 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.

  These moist and tasty muffins have a light banana flavor and are topped with an oatmeal and brown sugar struesel. Yum! My friends who tasted them agreed that this is definitely a keeper recipe. I think they’re best the day they’re made, slightly warm from the oven. Enjoy! Banana Buttermilk Muffins -recipe adapted from Taste of • Read More »

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Panettone Muffins

December 4, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Christmas, Holidays, Muffins, Recipes.

These pretty, jewel-like muffins are easy-to-make, lightly sweetened muffins are delicious, loaded with plumped-up dried fruit and are perfect for a holiday breakfast or brunch. They’re inspired by Panettone, an Italian sweet bread that is popular at Christmas. For the muffins, I used dried apricots, golden raisins, dried pineapple, chopped dates, and dried cranberries…all soaked in a little • Read More »

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Berry Best Muffins

August 9, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Berry Best Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.

I made these delicious citrusy, berry-studded muffins last week for a gathering. They were easy to make, moist and a perfect way to highlight summer’s freshest berries. These muffins are best the day they’re made…but are still tasty the second day. I used blueberries and raspberries, and lemon zest and orange zest for both the • Read More »

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Mother’s Crunchy French Toast

May 7, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Mother’s Crunchy French Toast | Filed in: Bread, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Holidays, Recipes.

This recipe for Mother’s Crunchy French Toast is, without a doubt, the best French toast I’ve ever made. Period. I’ve also ordered it at the source, Mother’s Bistro in downtown Portland, and this recipe produces a restaurant-worthy breakfast dish! It’s easy, extremely delicious and would make a great start to the day for mom (or anyone else for that matter!). Because • Read More »

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