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Category: Quick Bread

Savory Spicy Skillet Cornbread

As y’all know, my mom didn’t like to cook, but she always got dinner on the table, thanks to the conveniences of the 20th century…canned goods and cake mixes! So the first time I ever had homemade skillet cornbread it was a revelation. The bread had a nice crumble to it and wasn’t sweet at all, it was a savory bread.  The doctor I worked for (when I was very young!) had…

Satisfying Zucchini Bread

Banana bread. Carrot cake. Apple pie. There are many desserts, breads and cakes made with fruit or vegetables, but what about a low-calorie and delicious creation using zucchini? Zucchini is usually served as a wholesome side dish to accompany a main meal. It contains many essential vitamins and minerals such as a significant quantity of potassium, essential iron and Vitamin A, and it is also high in anti-inflammatory properties. However, do your kids like zucchini? Not likely. This…

Irish Soda Bread

Several years ago when I realized how easy Irish Soda Bread is to make, I decided to include it with our traditional St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage meal. No rising, very little kneading, and a bread made in one mixing bowl! Seemed easy enough to me and something I could get done during my busy day. Of course it was easy because I used an Ina Garten recipe. Ina is my favorite chef and my go…

Roasted Pumpkin Olive Oil Quick Bread

Halloween and Thanksgiving have passed and my fresh pumpkins were sitting around just looking at me; wondering if they were destined for the trash bin or to continue on to a nobler calling. Since I had to make room for the Christmas decorations, the pumpkins had to move. I put it off and put it off and finally decided to roast them for fresh pumpkin, so they could be eaten as warm, comforting baked goods. Roasting the pumpkins, while it…

Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Candied Bacon

All of my friends and family know how much I love Fall! Love Love Love it! Chilly weather, football season, all things orange, the time change (I’m one of those who loves that it gets dark early!) and baking! Boy do I love having my oven on! The aromas of all things pumpkin wafting through the house scream “Fall” to all who enter! Whether it’s something sweet or savory, if it’s pumpkin…

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