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Zucchini Nutella Swirl Bread

Zucchini Nutella Swi...

Zucchini Nutella Swirl Bread I think the first time I ever had Nutella was on a trip to Tahiti. We went down to the Papeete harbor several evenings when the cruise ships came in because local vendors set up food booths for selling all kinds of wonderful food to...
Blueberry Lemon Jam

Blueberry Lemon Jam...

Blueberry Lemon Jam As you know if you follow my blog, I’ve been trying my hand at small batch canning. Everything I’ve tried has turned out really well (Mango Chutney you can find here)so I thought I’d attempt making some jam. I had a big bag...
Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato

Chocolate-Hazelnut G...

Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato Well, much of the United States has been caught up in a heat wave. This has been going on for about two weeks where I live in Missouri. This has inspired me to get my Cuisinart tabletop ice cream maker out and try some delectable recipes...
Whole Wheat Beer Bread

Whole Wheat Beer Bre...

Whole Wheat Beer Bread It’s so hot in Missouri right now that it’s like winter in reverse! Once I got home from church I decided it was too hot to leave the house even to go grocery shopping so we’d just have to get by with what food we already...
Sausage Enchilada Breakfast Casserole

Sausage Enchilada Br...

Sausage Enchilada Breakfast Casserole Have you ever wanted to break out of a food rut and try something new? Well, that’s how I’ve been feeling about my old standby breakfast casserole! It’s a good recipe and my whole family likes it but I simply...
Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney...

Mango Chutney When I was at the farmer’s market a few weeks ago, there was a display for Ball Canning Company’s “Home Canning Discovery Kit” so I decided to stop and check it out. Basically, it’s a kit that allows you to do small batch...
Banana Peanut Butter Bread

Banana Peanut Butter...

Banana Peanut Butter Bread I love quick breads like this because they’re so fast and easy to make compared to most yeast breads that you have to let rise. All you have to do with quick breads is mix them up, pour them into the pan, bake, and voila, you have...
Lemon-Raspberry Bars

Lemon-Raspberry Bars...

Lemon-Raspberry Bars Last weekend I was charged with bringing dessert to my brother’s house for the meal he was making for our mom. Do you ever just get hungry for a certain thing and just have to make it? Well, that’s how I was feeling about something...
Asian Chopped Salad

Asian Chopped Salad...

Asian Chopped Salad I am hard to please when it comes to salads. Many simply don’t appeal to me but when I spotted this recipe at Kalyn’s Kitchen, I knew I had to try it. It did not disappoint. It is colorful, crunchy, and has that wonderful sesame...
Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte with Peanut Butter Sauce

Chocolate Peanut But...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte with Peanut Butter Sauce If you are in the mood for decadent, then this dessert is perfect! I took this to the seminary for a fat Tuesday treat before we entered into the season of Lent. As you can see from the picture, I cut it into...