Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

This recipe says bread, but in reality, it is more like a cake. But, we love it, especially for breakfast and snacks. It is light, fruity, and the poppy seeds give a refreshing crunch to the texture. Also, this bread is a great way to use up the zucchini that are probably coming out of…

Basic Bread Baking

I don’t make all our family’s bread from scratch. I just don’t have time. However, it isn’t something that I do constantly. Additionally, when it comes to freshly baked bread I have zero willpower, so I would probably weigh about 500 pounds if I baked bread all of the time. Today, though, is a bread…

What to Do When You’re Snowed In…(Molasses Cookies)

If the weather continues to be snowy and icy, we are going to weigh about 500 pounds. My daughters are complaining “There’s nothing to do but cook and eat.” And they are right. So why not? Molasses cookies are one of our winter favorites. They are chewy and cinnamony…yum. So if you’re stuck inside, why…

Blackberry Muffins

This week, I used the blackberries to bake blackberry muffins for breakfast. While our family is not huge on breads, other than biscuits, these muffins were a huge hit. They are moist, tender, and fruity. They remind me, on chilly winter mornings, that the sun will shine again; we will be able to get out in our bare feet on hot days and fill our bellies with sweet, tangy blackberries.

Scrumptious Biscuits Recipe

I’ve brought biscuits to several parties for the holidays and I’ve had many requests for the recipe.  However, biscuits are more than just a recipe. It’s more of a technique. Techniques can’t be written down in step by step form.  I can advise you on how to get great biscuits, but don’t be discouraged if…