Banana Bread

Feb 25, 2014 by

  I realize that there is absolutely nothing earth shattering or trend setting about banana bread. Home cooks have been baking up...

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Five Mother’s Day Brunch...

May 6, 2013 by

  Okay fellas, in case the increase in florist commercials on TV didn’t tip you off already – Sunday is...

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Make Your Own Seasoned Bread C...

Apr 1, 2013 by

  Okay, I know what some of you are thinking. Bread crumbs.  Really, Lisa? This is not an April Fool’s joke.  Trust me, I...

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Traditional Southern Skillet C...

Jan 17, 2013 by

  This year I am launching a regular series called “Bridal Basics.”  Back when I was in my mid-twenties (which I...

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Wheat Sandwich Bread

Aug 16, 2012 by

  As you know, I have been on this “make your own” kick lately.  Homemade sandwich bread was one of the first items I wanted...

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Tiramisu Bread

Mar 1, 2012 by

  It seems to me tiramisu has been way overdone. Kind of like The Kardashians. And movies/shows about vampires/zombies/the...

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Eat Jackson’s Bread Pudd...

Jan 23, 2012 by

Last week, The Husband and I were lucky enough to snag a couple of tickets for a very unique event in Jackson – the first ever...

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All Things Pumpkin

Oct 21, 2011 by

I’m going to be perfectly honest with you.  Not everything I make turns out great.  I just choose not to always post the stuff...

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Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

Oct 13, 2011 by

Pin It I have been cooking for several years. But this post goes to show you that I don’t know everything. Rustic breads are just...

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Basil Pesto Muffins

Sep 19, 2011 by

Okay, so I stink at growing zucchini.  We’ve beat that dead horse.  Time to move on. When it comes to growing basil, however, my...

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Bacon Cheddar Muffins

Jun 5, 2011 by

  These little muffins are perfect. Perfect for breakfast. Perfect for brunch. Perfect for snacking. Perfect with a salad. Perfect...

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Buttermilk Biscuits I

Apr 22, 2011 by

  By now you probably know that my parents are from the Chicago area.  I have mentioned it enough times and you are probably tired...

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Piña Colada Bread Pudding with...

Mar 9, 2011 by

  They say that most people have given up their New Year’s resolutions after about two weeks. I’m proud that I have made it...

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Pumpkin Bread with Golden Rais...

Nov 29, 2009 by

  I’m up early today so I can work on putting out Christmas decorations.  The husband and I brought home a beautiful...

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Potato Rosemary Bread

Oct 29, 2009 by

  When I first became interested in cooking, there were a few recipes my mother felt I needed to have in my repertoire.  A few...

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Zucchini Bread

Sep 6, 2009 by

I think just about every great cook has someone they consider their mentor.  Someone who supported them, encouraged them, inspired...

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