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Category Archive: Breads

Who Knew Homemade Bagels Were This Easy to Make? (TastyTuesdays)

Homemade Bagels are actually easy to make at home if you know a few tricks. Skip the food dye and color them with beets or spinach for festive fun.

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Quick and Easy Gift: Gingerbread Biscotti plus Tasty Tuesdays

Gingerbread Biscotti: a quick and easy gift for any coffee or tea lover. Or make it for yourself to enjoy any time of year.

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Bake Up Some Love with This Pebble Top Oatmeal Bread (TastyTuesdays)

Pebble Top Oatmeal Bread: Wholesome oat bread studded with pebbles of oatmeal on top.

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bread: yeast bread made with cocoa powder and studded with chocolate chips. Similar to Fleischmann’s Chocolate Bunny Bread

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#Choctoberfest 2016: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bread

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bread: a rich yeast bread loaded with intense chocolate flavor and studded with chocolate chips.

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Julia Child’s Bread Machine Buttermilk Bread plus Tasty Tuesdays

I love fresh homemade bread. The smell, the taste… But in the summertime I don’t always like the heat generated by the oven. And sometimes I don’t want to go to the hassle of kneading and watching the rising cycles. It’s times like these I bust out my trusty old bread machine. And last week …

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Julia Child’s Popovers plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I still remember the first time I had a popover at my mother’s suggestion. The waiter brought me this giant muffin looking thing that was almost empty inside with a crust that was both crunchy and custard-y at the same time. I was hooked. It has been a while since I had made them, but …

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Pao de Queijo – Brazilian Cheese Puffs – Tasty Tuesdays Linky

When I reviewed the recipes for last week’s International Recipes to Get You in the Olympic Spirit I noticed a dearth of recipes from South America. And with Brazil being the host country this year, I found this to be unacceptable. I need to start exploring the fabulous flavors of this continent. A quick search …

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International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit.   I’d be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best …

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Mutant Muffins: Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Spinach #CIC

Every  month the Crazy Ingredient Challenge Bloggers choose two ingredients that may not normally be paired together and make a recipe from them. This month we chose Spinach and Blueberries. I could have gone with a salad or a smoothie, but I like to push the envelope a bit with the CIC. So, I came …

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Cheddar Beer Bread – only 4 ingredients!

Yes, you can make a hearty flavorful loaf of bread with just four simple ingredients. And this Cheddar Beer Bread is great alongside so many meals and makes great sandwiches with leftovers.   As you can guess, two of the ingredients are cheese and beer. Use any beer and cheese you want here. I “stole” …

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12 Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down …

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Kids Can Bake: Pepperoni Rolls

If you are looking for an easy and simply delicious recipe for your kids to bake for lunch or even dinner, I have a fun one for you today: Pepperoni Rolls. I first heard about these on an episode of Barnwood Builders on DIY Network. They proclaimed them a West Virginia staple. So I asked the only …

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Tomato and Herb Scones – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

I have a treat for you today. Buttery, flaky scones studded with sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. These Tomato and Herb Scones are amazing! I made this recipe as part of the Crazy Ingredient Challenge, a bloggers version of Chopped. We choose two ingredients not normally paired together and try to come up with …

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24 Favorite Easter Recipes Round Up

Easter is nearly here and that means it is time to start thinking about your menu. The Easter weekend gives us plenty of opportunities for feasting whether it’s appetizers before the big Easter Sunday meal or family brunches during the weekend. Several bloggers have gotten together to bring you our Favorite Easter Recipes. From delicious …

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Double Chocolate Muffins with Beets plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I wanted to make muffins for the family of a friend undergoing surgery. I thought they would be a great quick and easy breakfast for the kids (and husband) while she was laid up. Of course they had to be chocolate, so to add a bit more nutrition and moisture and color, I added …   …

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Made It Loved It: Lemon Zucchini Bread from Like Mother Like Daughter

As a food blogger, I often wonder if anyone ever actually makes the recipes I post. Personally, I see a lot of recipes everyday between my social media feed, linky parties, and my fellow IBA Bloggers. I make some of them, exactly as directed and sometimes share on social media. But, since I don’t make …

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Southern Style Skillet Biscuits plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

On Sunday afternoon, my cousin Linda posted a picture of some of the most beautiful biscuits I have ever seen (okay, I may have been very hungry at the moment). But, I wasn’t the only one that oohed and aahed over them. Luckily, she graciously obliged us with the recipe. Technically, I should call these …

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Fun and Unique Gifts in Jars plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Gifts in jars are so much fun to make and receive. All the recipient has to do is add a few ingredients and voila, dinner, or dessert, or an appetizer, or a relaxing bath…. All you have to do is put in the ingredients, decorate the jar and add the instructions. Who doesn’t need easy …

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Gifts in a Jar: One Hour Whole Wheat Bread Mix plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Give the gift of homemade whole wheat bread to anyone, near or far, with this easy to make mix in a jar. All they need to do is add water, stir and bake. In an hour they have a lovely loaf of freshly baked healthy bread! And a big thank you for you. Or you …

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