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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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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

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Sweet & Simple Jam Tartlets for Mom (or for you!)

Mother’s Day is coming up  in a few days, and I know everyone is scampering (at least mentally) to figure out what gift they should get mom for her special day.  Keep in mind that most of us moms are thrilled to have something handmade from their children, whether they’re big or small.  Knowing that… Continue reading Sweet & Simple Jam Tartlets for Mom (or for you!)

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Raspberry-Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake For Your Sweet Mom

My mother is a poem I’ll never be able to write, though everything I write is a poem to my mother. ~Sharon Doubiago I love the sentiment behind Mother’s Day; a day set aside to tell your mom that you love and appreciate her, or if she’s no longer with you, to reflect on your… Continue reading Raspberry-Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake For Your Sweet Mom

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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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German Potato Bake

I recently attended an after-church brunch at my friend Yvette’s home.  She has such a lovely home in Tyler, and she and Clay and their daughters make everyone feel very welcome there. They’re so nice and fun! I didn’t count how many people showed up with food for the meal, but there were more than… Continue reading German Potato Bake