Smoked Bacon Cheddar Hush Puppies

 Hush puppies are easy to make. They are one of those food that require little effort to produce delicious satisfying results. They are made with a cornmeal/flour based batter. In my hush puppies, there is a particular ingredient that you will not find in many others—ricotta cheese....more

Chili Chocolate Red Wine Bread

Lemon Basil Popovers

Gluten Free Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

 To be honest, I was a little concerned that I was not going to be able to post this week since we spent all weekend moving into our new home! I am very excited about all the space I now have to spread out in, and that my kitchen is now double the size of my previous one. Let me tell you, having only nine sets of cupboards, two drawers, and no pantry was not a picnic. Now I have so much storage, it's almost overwhelming. But you won't hear me complaining. ...more

Whole Wheat Blackberry Cream Cheese Swirl Bread with Vanilla Bean Glaze

 Whole Wheat Blackberry Cream Cheese Swirl Bread with Vanilla Bean GlazeWhole Wheat Bread Swirled with Homemade Blackberry Jam and a Rich Cream Cheese Swirl, Drizzled with Sweet Vanilla Bean Glaze!<...more
This looks awesome! Can't wait to try it. I am also afraid of yeast. So much so that I have ...more

Plated + Served: Mini Jalapeño and Chipotle Cornbread Loaves with Tupelo Honey Butter

There’s a lot to say about these mini cornbread loaves: tender, spicy, moist… corny.But one thing you definitely can’t say: boring.Some friends threw together an honest-to-goodness Texas barbecue last weekend (we’re talking smoked, not grilled, meat). I knew there’d be lots of sweet and spicy BBQ sauce, so I brought cornbread to share (and to mop my plate)....more

Crock Pot Foccacia Bread, just like the bread you love at Macaroni Grill!

  When I was in high school, one of my favorite places to eat was the Macaroni Grill....more

Eggless Dark Sweet Cherry Bread

When I think of Summer I think of light and airy recipes that don’t require any oven work. However living in the Midwest means the weather can change quick. Today it’s about 70 degrees. Perfect for baking and I jumped at the opportunity....more

How To Make Tzurekia: a Greek Sweet Bread

sweet bread...more

Spelt bread

My office is full of frustrated creatives who are food fanatics. It is amazing how much people enjoy cooking and how much one can learn about food during a lunch time. Even a simple summer bbq on the roof falls only short of a gourmet experience. It is as though food has become the creative outlet....more