Cranberry Nut Bread

Loafing around…..with a loaf of Cranberry Nut Bread and a cup of coffee. It’s that time of year when it’s always nice  to have a sweet homemade treat in the house.    Cranberries are plentiful in the grocery store  right now and that got me in the mood  for this classic quick bread. In a large […]

Cheesy Garlic Pull-Apart Rolls

It’s so easy to jazz up a regular can of biscuits and make them a special addition to any dinner. Toss a few ingredients together and bake.  Quarter the biscuits. Melt the butter in a large bowl in the microwave.  Toss the biscuits in the butter along with  garlic powder,  parsley, and cheese.  Using fresh […]

Oatmeal Quick Bread

This is a good not-to-sweet quick bread that’s just the thing to serve with afternoon tea. It reminds me of a scone.  It’s nice buttered with a drizzle of honey  and cinnamon,  or buttered with cinnamon sugar, or jam. It’s also good toasted the next day.  Begin by soaking the 1 C oats with 1 C […]

The Best Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread is moist and full ofspicy goodness. It’s wonderful still warmfrom the oven. The next day it’s wonderful all over again warmed  in  the microwave or toasted in the toaster and served with a little butter. Great with your morning cuppa Joe. Here’s how easy it is to make. Combine pumpkin, eggs, oil, […]

Quick CINNAMON Bread

Quick breads are so easy and just the right size for me. This is basically a coffee cakebaked in a loaf pan. It’s mixed up injust a few minutes. This cinnamon version isone of our favorites. I’ve used real buttermilk and I’vealso made it with the substitute:1C milk + 1T vinegar or lemon juice;let it sit for […]

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