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Classic Banana Bread

Classic Banana Bread

Although I have a lot of variations of banana bread on this site, I have never posted a classic, straightforward recipe for banana bread until now. I always end up with leftover, overripe bananas, and made too much banana bread before I started this blog.…

Paczki (Polish filled donuts)

Paczki (Polish filled donuts)

Paczki have been a favorite in my household ever since Alex and I moved to Champaign, Illinois. We bought at least one box of these filled donuts before Mardi Gras every year between 2005 and 2011. After we moved in 2012, I decided to try…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

Some people adore the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, all the time. I’m not one of them. I only like it sometimes, when I’m in the right mood for it. But once I’m in the mood for chocolate peanut butter, like these chocolate peanut…

Pretzel Bites

Pretzel Bites

Today, I finally made my 50th bread recipe this year! Overall, this was such a fun resolution I made. I am a little sad to have this be over, but at the same time, I am looking forward to a little more down time. Since…

Pear Walnut  Muffins

Pear Walnut Muffins

Bread Week 4: I said that I wasn’t going to make muffins for my weeks of bread, and I hadn’t planned to, but that’s what I’m going to share with you tonight – some of the most delicious muffins I’ve ever made, and they are…

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins

Don’t throw out your speckled bananas. Don’t throw out a banana out even if the entire banana turns brown. Those super-overripe bananas are perfect to use for baking. If you don’t want to peel and freeze them, just stash them in the fridge, ugly peel…

Lemon and Raspberries and Cake – Oh My!

Lemon and Raspberries and Cake – Oh My!

I love cake. I love raspberries. And I love lemon. It’s only natural that I would be drawn to the combination of the three. However, not all variations of lemon raspberry cake are equal. This is a tale of a very complex cake with delicious…

Granola Muffins

Granola Muffins

Granola is one of those foods that I go through phases with. I enjoy making it and eating it, but then I move on to something else. I had made granola a little while ago and still had a jar or two of it sitting…

Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

I realize that it’s been a few weeks since my last blog post… I was caught up with finally reading the Hunger Games trilogy, the beginnings of softball season since I’m playing on a rec league, finishing up taxes, and then catching up on the…

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Slow Cooker Applesauce

I know I’m not alone in buying produce and not being able to eat it all while it’s still perfect. Recently, I have been notoriously bad for buying bags of apples – with every intention of eating them regularly – and letting them languish in…