Tag Archives: breakfast

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 …

Chocolate babka from Epicurious

Epicurious chocolate babka

The first time I tried chocolate babka was in grad school … a long time ago. I filed away its wonderful goodness so deep in my memory banks that I didn’t try it again for a really long time. Yep, …

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 …

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 …