Archives: brown sugar

Banana Oatbran Muffins

February 19, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Banana Oatbran Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Recipes.

Looking for a good banana muffin that tastes great and is healthy, too? Give this recipe a whirl. My kids loved them…so did I! The struesel topping elevates them from plain ol’ banana muffin to something special. I didn’t have plain yogurt for the recipe so I used 1/4 cup sour cream and 1/4 cup buttermilk. The • Read More »

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Dry-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce

August 20, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Mexican, Pork, Recipes, Summer.

This Mexi-inspired recipe will please most tastes (sans vegetarians). The lightly seasoned pork has good flavor without being dominated by the rub, which is a combo of paprika, brown sugar, chile powder and allspice. After I put the rub on the pork, I put it back in the fridge for a few hours while I • Read More »

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Sweet Peach Muffins with Brown Sugar-Walnut Streusel Topping

July 23, 2010 | By andrea | 20 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.

I love muffins, and I’m always trying to find new and delicious ways to whip up a batch of these easy-to-make treats. The house smelled so good while these Sweet Peach Muffins were baking! The recipe says to eat them 5 minutes after they come out of the oven. I tried that and burned my fingers • Read More »

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Pecan Tassies

December 7, 2009 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

Most people have some tradition that marks the holiday season for them. Mine is Pecan Tassies, a bite-sized version of pecan pie that is made with an easy cream cheese pastry crust and a not-too-sweet brown sugar-pecan filling. I grew up with these cookies. My mom was given the recipe almost 40 years ago and • Read More »

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