Best Ever Banana Muffins

Best Ever Banana Muffin

I usually steer away from recipes named “Best” . I mean whose opinion made this recipe “Best”? So I had quite a laugh when I decided to make my favorite banana muffins and found the recipe was called “Best Ever Banana Muffins”. Well, you’ll just have to make them and decide if they are aptly named. Personally, though, I think they’re pretty darn good – nice and moist, and full of flavor

Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

lemon poppy seed zucchini bread

I’ve challenged myself to start trying at least one of these recipes a month. My first is Southern Living’s ‘Food Gift of the Month’ from August 2012 Their Lemon-Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread sounded easy and delicious – and it is!

Mincemeat Muffins

mincemeat muffins

I know it’s my British upbringing , but I love mincemeat.  What is mincemeat, you ask?It’s a rich  mixture of dried fruits and citrus peels mixed with treacle (molasses) and oil.  No actual meat in it at all –  although apparently it used to, hence the name.  It’s used heavily during the holidays in a variety […]

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

At the holidays we put so much emphasis on the main meal, the fact that we also have to serve guests breakfast is sometimes an afterthought. This Sour Cream Coffee Cake is a recipe from my stepmom that’s a holiday tradition in our family.   This and preprogrammed coffee make a lovely breakfast that the earliest riser […]

Sour Cream Lemon Loaf

Sour cream lemon loaf

Sour Cream Lemon Loaf – It’s pretty easy, especially if you keep a box of pound cake mix in the pantry- which I will after tasting this. Don’t skip the glaze – it makes all the difference!!

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

chocolate zucchini bread

I must have been hungry went I went grocery shopping last week- did I really need to buy ten zucchini??!! I mean, I live on my own (and Maggie doesn’t eat zucchini).  No worries, it was a good excuse to make Chocolate Zucchini bread and boy, am I glad I did! This bread is so moist!  There […]

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