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Practically perfect cranberry-pumpkin bread

I was grumping recently (yeah, I grump sometimes) about how pumpkin companies need to make their cans of pureed pumpkin two full cups, not 1 3/4 cups.  Most recipes I have for pumpkin baked goods ask for a full cup. My pumpkin blondies, for example…and oh goodness, they are so very good! I made them… Continue reading Practically perfect cranberry-pumpkin bread

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Spiced apple-pumpkin bread with dried cranberries

What a miracle…a white Christmas in East Texas!  I’ve lived in Texas for 14 years now, and though we’ve had snow at other  times, we’ve never had an actual white Christmas….until yesterday.     It was fun and so beautiful. It made the day even more special. Also, I got to feed kids and family… Continue reading Spiced apple-pumpkin bread with dried cranberries

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Share your zucchini! Blueberry-zucchini cake with lemon-cream cheese frosting

Zucchini. Every year, everyone plants it in their gardens, and they water and feed and weed around the plants. Then the plants produce and produce and then produce some more, and what do we all do?     We complain about having too much zucchini. Then we try our best to find folks to share… Continue reading Share your zucchini! Blueberry-zucchini cake with lemon-cream cheese frosting

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Beautiful Berries in a Breakfast Bread!

Today begins a new journey for me!  As you know if you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, I’ve done several cooking segments on KLTV7 in Tyler, Texas  over the past few months.  I’ve had the best time doing so, which has honestly shocked me, as I have always been a bit camera shy.  I’ve met some… Continue reading Beautiful Berries in a Breakfast Bread!

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Bread Making for Beginners: You Can Do This!

I love making bread.  I have many breads that I still want to attempt, but the ones that I have so far learned to make, my family, friends and I have thoroughly enjoyed!  I know that many people are intimidated by bread making.  I was!  My mom never made anything that I can remember with… Continue reading Bread Making for Beginners: You Can Do This!