Orange Bunny Rolls

The Orange Bunny Rolls I baked for Easter brunch this year were a rift on my Italian Anise Easter Bread recipe of years past. In fact, I just took that dough recipe, swirled it in orange marmalade, and gave it bunny ears. Festive and YUM! The idea to shape my rolls into bunnies and fill…

Zucchini Bran Muffins

I decided to attempt a cross between zucchini bread and a bran muffin – don’t ask me why! It just crept into my mind, and I couldn’t give the thought up without at least trying it. The main premiss behind my logic being zucchinis are so wet and bran can be so throat chokingly dry,…

Piña Colada Oatmeal

Oatmeal topped with a pineapple compote, toasted coconut, and almond slices. Piña colada oatmeal is my latest attempt at sprucing up my oatmeal breakfast routine. I’ve never been a big fan of oatmeal, in fact, I’ve deftly avoided the slimy sludge for the better part of my adult life. I’ve always had a hard time…

Pumpkin Muffins with a Pecan Crumb

I woke up with a hankering for pumpkin muffins this morning. Enough said. Recipe makes a dozen medium sized muffins. Ingredients: Muffins: 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter (melted) 1 Egg 14 oz pureed Pumpkin 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp Salt 1 1/2 cups Flour 1 tbsp Baking Powder 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Crumb: 3…

German Apple Pancake

I can’t say I’m really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year. One of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving feast, other then visiting with friends and family, is loading up my plate with all the traditional favorites along with a few new dishes to test out and pioneer. Imagining, researching, and creating new dishes is…

Zucchini Bread

Here is one final Summer recipe on which to close out the Summer. It’s a Summer classic – Zucchini Bread! I’d be hard pressed to find a quick bread that’s more quintessentially Summer then Zucchini Bread, and the zucchini bread recipe I posted a few years ago is ridiculously decrepit. Seriously, it’s awful. The recipe…