Recipe: Cornbread for a Crowd

This is not the prettiest picture of cornbread you'll ever see. It was, however, pretty tasty. However, this past weekend, I cooked enough bean soup and baked enough cornbread to feed 235 people. I was tired, y'all, so pretty pictures weren't at the top of my list....

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Recipe: Pumpkin Bread with Ginger Bits

This is my (and by 'my', I really mean Smitten Kitchen's) ode to Pumpkin Spice season. I was cruising around on Facebook and minding my own business, more or less, when SK's Pumpkin Bread recipe came coasting by. I realized I had all the ingredients and a free...

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Recipe: Gooey Butter Cakes

Ah, gooey butter cake. You sweet, sweet thing, you! Before I get into details, here's a little something about gooey butter cakes that you should know. Paula Deen didn't invent them. Sure, you google 'gooey butter cakes' and her name is attached to many of the...

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Recipe: Chocolate Muscovado Banana Cake from Nigel Slater

So, I'm continuing to cruise on through Food52's Genius Recipes. Today's selection is Chocolate Muscovado Banana Cake from Nigel Slater. Curiously enough, it was in the breakfast section rather than in desserts. After making it, I can understand why. It is very much...

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Recipe: (Only Slightly Boozy) Apple-Cranberry Crisp

I love myself a good secret ingredient. And, when I mention a secret ingredient, it is almost always booze. In this case, the secret boozy ingredient is beer. I like to marinate the apples & cranberries in beer. It gives the crisp a nice little extra something....

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Recipe: Molasses Ginger Snaps

Looking for a crazy easy cookie recipe? Look no further! This recipe is quick and practically fool-proof. I used to make them as a kid when I was in my ginger snap phase. My grandmother had told me that my grandfather, who passed away before I was born, used to have a...

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Recipe: Banana Bread

  Recipe: Banana Bread   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 55 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Author: andrea Recipe type: Baked Goodies Ingredients 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon table salt 6 large very ripe bananas 8...

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Recipe: Snickerdoodles

Batch #2 of the weekend cookie baking session was Snickerdoodles. They're really tasty. I followed the recipe below pretty much verbatim except I did add a healthy dose of vanilla paste. If there is such a thing as a culinary signature, I think that--a generous dollop...

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Recipe: Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

This weekend is cookie-baking weekend! I'm continuing on with baking cookies for Silverbackks and really enjoying trying out new recipes. I'm not feeling overly poetic this evening so my commentary won't stretch too far beyond "cooooookies gooooooooooood!" The below...

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are my new favorite cookies. Rich... decadent... and a slight twist on a classic! For a little something extra, I like to roll them in vanilla sugar. Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 27...

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