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Savory bacon-veggie hotcakes: one pan, loads of flavor

Recently on Good Morning East Texas, I was asked to share a recipe that would be handy to pull out during the holidays to make for visiting family members and friends. Something different, but not difficult, I thought, is what I would like to share with everyone. I shared a recipe inspired by  a recipe… Continue reading Savory bacon-veggie hotcakes: one pan, loads of flavor

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A nice, warm breakfast: Bacon pull-apart bread

There are just some things you can’t go wrong with, in my book. For instance, bacon. Bread. Cheese. These are a few of my favorite things! (cue Julie Andrews!)   This pull-apart bread features those favorite things together in one delicious savory treat. The bread is soft and fluffy, the bacon is crisp and delicious,… Continue reading A nice, warm breakfast: Bacon pull-apart bread

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The perfect banana bread

I know you’ve been searching, just as I have, for the perfect banana bread recipe. There are breads out there that use chocolate chips, various nuts, pumpkin, bacon, and all kinds of other wonderful things to add to banana bread. I have enjoyed many of them! Read: This week’s column on Tom Petty and the… Continue reading The perfect banana bread

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Mama Steph’s pumpkin pie pancakes

Rainy weekend mornings inspire me to create something warm and comforting for breakfast. I love to allow the scent of something delicious cooking in the kitchen lure my sons from their beds in the morning.   I figured out a great way to do that this morning: pumpkin pie pancakes, sizzling gently in my skillet.… Continue reading Mama Steph’s pumpkin pie pancakes

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For back-to-school: simple, savory breakfast pizza

  Back-to-school: three little words that make kids cringe, knowing that they bring to an end the freedom and fun of summer. But it won’t take long until they get back into the groove of classes and friends, of early-rising and chilly mornings, of falling leaves and football games. When I was growing up, I… Continue reading For back-to-school: simple, savory breakfast pizza

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Mama Steph’s blueberry-peach breakfast cake

There’s no better recipe for fun in the summertime than going to the beach. Walking along the sandy shore, feeling the cool water on your toes, smelling the scent of the salty air on the breeze, and hearing the waves and gulls singing for joy…. There’s nothing like it. Well,  I’m not able to get… Continue reading Mama Steph’s blueberry-peach breakfast cake

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Easy Sunday morning muffins

I looked into my cabinets this morning, after a week of work and activity that kept me very busy, and realized that there wasn’t much in there to work with! My last trip to the grocery store was eight days ago.  Hmm. It was challenging and, honestly, a bit of a relief.  Limited ingredients  eliminates… Continue reading Easy Sunday morning muffins

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Blueberry Muffin Bliss

I was over at another food blog becoming inspired to make my own ricotta cheese (which I plan to do later today) when I thought I’d check the recipe index there for a new recipe for blueberry muffins. I still had two cups of fresh blueberries left over from my trip last week to Mineola… Continue reading Blueberry Muffin Bliss

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Vintage Peach Bread for Your Vintage Dad

A little peach in an orchard grew, A little peach of emerald hue; Warmed by the sun and wet by the dew It grew. – Eugene Field, The Little Peach I am still enjoying the fresh, juicy peaches that I got at Ham’s Orchard earlier this week. (Did I mention to you that they were still warm… Continue reading Vintage Peach Bread for Your Vintage Dad

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I’m In The Mood To Bake: Strawberry Puff Loaf

Some mornings I wake up and just want to be home in my kitchen, making something really good for my family to enjoy for breakfast.  That doesn’t happen terribly frequently, much to their chagrin, but when it does, they are happy guys.  There is a recipe I’ve been meaning to try to out to share… Continue reading I’m In The Mood To Bake: Strawberry Puff Loaf