Ultimate Banana Bread

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This recipe comes from the August 2010 issue of Cooks Illustrated. Have I mentioned how much I enjoy reading the magazine? One recipe is better than the next. I typically try several new recipes from each issue.

When coming up with this recipe, the folks at Cooks Illustrated tried […]

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Classic Dinner Rolls

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Once I started to make no-knead bread and cream biscuits, I decided to get more adventurous in my bread making.   I felt that with a little patience,  yeast might actually become my friend after being disagreeable for so many years.   If you’ve read any of my other posts, you probably know that I have four […]

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No Knead Bread

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After so many miserable failures with yeast, I was ready to completely throw in the towel until I decided to give it one last shot using this recipe.  The recipe  should really be called “Bread for Dummies”. It’s the easiest thing in the world to make, and I found that time, not talent […]

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Cream Biscuits and a Giveaway!

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I LOVE biscuits. I love almost any bread product, but I haven’t had much luck making them because most of them require yeast which I always have trouble with, or difficult instructions that call for cutting in butter and things like that. Well, if you like biscuits like I do and want […]

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French Toast

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My friend Nancy had a party and had a couple of extra baguettes which she gave me.  I wasn’t sure what to do with them, I thought about making bread crumbs or croutons, then decided it was time to introduce the boys to french toast.   For two days in a row we had french toast […]

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Ok, so I’m starting a blog. Why? It’s not like I don’t have anything else to do with a husband, four boys age-5 and under and a four-foot-long lizard. I’m starting it because I like to cook and my […]

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