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Artisan No-Knead Cinnamon Raisin Bread


 Adapted from Jam Hands Chocolate Orange Bread I posted about the amazing Chocolate Orange Bread before, but with the fall, I was craving cinnamon and other warm flavors. So, I decided to adapt that recipe to make a crusty bread with cinnamon and raisins. This makes AMAZING toast with butter, […]


Apple Streusel Bread


 Adapted from Julies Eats and Treats In honor of the first day back at school, I knew I needed to make something with apples. I also love the cinnamon streusel topping because it feels like the beginning of fall. Tips and Suggestions: This is such a perfect and quick fall […]


Raspberry Brioche Swirl


 Adpated from Holiday and Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day This recipe makes two medium sized swirls or one very large danish. This danish is truly a showstopper. Perfect for Christmas morning or to really wow your coworkers! This looks complicated, as if it was made at a fancy […]


Greek Style Appetizer Bread


 Adapted from Holiday and Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day Tips and Suggestions: This is a relatively quick and easy appetizer that really wows. If you don’t want to make your own pizza dough, you can buy fresh dough from Trader Joe’s or from your local pizzeria. You can […]


Homemade Cinnamon Rolls


 Adapted from Holiday and Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day Note on affiliate links: As part of the Amazon affiliate program, if you purchase through the links on my website, you will help support my site. Thanks to all who visit! Tips and Suggestions: These are not quick, but […]


Homemade Pizza


 Tips and Suggestions: You can either make your own dough, or buy some from a local pizzeria or from Trader Joe’s. I’ll be honest, if I don’t get around to making dough, the Trader Joe’s dough is very good. I also like to make my own sauce, using San Marzano […]


Easiest Pizza Dough


 Adapted from ‘The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day’ Tips and Suggestions: This recipe makes enough for four medium sized pizzas and lasts for two weeks in the refrigerator. You could also make calzones, breadsticks, or cheese bread. The dough is easy to come together, but has a […]


Cinnamon Sugar Madeline Cookies


 Adapted from Nancy Fuller’s Cinnamon Sugar Madelines These are quick and easy cookies as long as you have a Madeline pan. The dough is really more like a cake batter than a cookie dough. They go so well with tea or coffee in the morning! You can certainly fancy them […]


Pineapple Coconut Thumbprint Cookies


 Adapted from Cooking Classy Pineapple Coconut Thumbprints We just started planning a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii and I am so excited!! I immediately started craving tropical flavors. On a trip to the grocery store, I found this pineapple mango fruit spread and decided that I needed to […]


Banana Gelato


 Adapted from Dine and Dish Banana Gelato I had some very ripe bananas, but instead of making banana bread in the heat of summer, I knew gelato was the right choice. This turned out so amazing. I’ve tried the “nice” cream made with frozen bananas. While that is a healthy […]