Category Archives: Quick Breads

Irish brown bread from Framed Cooks

Framed Cooks Irish brown bread

Now that I’ve gone to work for a nutrition start-up, I’ve become even more aware of what I’m eating these days. More fruits, vegetables and whole grains among other things. So I had a bit of time this past weekend …

Oatmeal raisin muffins from theKitchn

oatmeal raisin muffins

I admit it. I’ve been slacking. Hung up the proverbial baking apron since the holidays. Today though, I had a hankering to make bread. Since I only had a little time, I decided it should be a quick bread. And …

Carrot and zucchini bread from Bon Appetit

carrot and zucchini bread

As far as quick breads go, this zucchini bread from Bon Appetit is a goodie. The original recipe calls for sweet potato instead of carrot (to pair with the zucchini), but since I had a bunch of the latter on …

Tartine’s strawberry buttermilk scones

Tartine strawberry buttermilk scones

My friend LC inspired me with talk of her hubby baking heavenly breads from the Tartine cookbook. I told her I had one too, but hadn’t yet had a chance a crack it open. It was high time I did. …

Bon Appetit’s persimmon bread

Persimmon bread

Persimmons are in season from November to February, and I made sure to get a bunch of the luscious fruit a couple months back from the SF ferry building’s farmers market. I’m partial to the Hachiyas, which are heart-shaped and …

Ina Garten’s jalapeno cheddar cornbread

Jalapeno cheddar cornbread

Ina Garten of the Barefoot Contessa really knows how to make delicious comfort food that’s easy to make and awesome for entertaining, including this cheesy, buttery cornbread. I decided to whip up this calorie-laden quick bread to pair with smoky, …

Saveur’s cheddary cheese breadsticks

Saveur cheese twirls

Ever since I had my sister gift me a subscription to Saveur magazine last holiday season, I’d been meaning to make this simple and seemingly scrumdiddliumptious cheddary breadsticks recipe from the December 2010 issue. Yep, it took me this long …

Cook’s Illustrated rum raisin bread pudding

Rum raisin bread pudding

Bread pudding, with all its creamy custardy goodness, screams comfort food. I was having dear friends J&J over and decided Cook’s Illustrated Rum Raisin Bread Pudding recipe deserved a place in the Sunday supper line-up. What may have once been …

The Best Recipe’s banana bread

banana bread with blueberries

If you’re a Cook’s Illustrated junkie like me, then you’ll likely have at least one of the magazine’s cookbooks. The one that sits on my shelf—and that I thumb through more than any of my other cookbooks by far—is The …

Fried breads from Dosa

Dosa fried breads

I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t like fried dough (OK, gals with eating disorders don’t count.) I reckon Dosa in the Mission has some really fine fried goodies: * A dosa, similar to a crepe, but about …