Sweet Bread

There's nothing like the scent of freshly baked sweet bread!

  • How To Make Zucchini Bread

    How to Make Zucchini Bread

    I scored the veggie jackpot last week when my parents gave me a CSA share-worthy assortment of goodies from their garden: Buried under that gorgeous pile of peppers, green onions, rainbow chard and celery are four giant zucchinis. As in nearly 2-feet long! My father assured me that despite their crazy huge size, they tasted completely normal. I considered using them a variety of ways, but the one I settled on was zucchini bread. Nothing fancy, sans nuts, white flour based, zucchini bread. I would have definitely tried it with wheat flour, had I any in the pantry – either all wheat, or half-and-half. This particular recipe was made with…

  • The very best banana bread EVER.

    The Best Banana Bread

    Inevitably, we always end up with a bunch of bananas on the counter that are over-ripe. There are many different ways you can use them: banana muffins, banana pudding, banana cream pie, banana pancakes. All of these get better the riper the banana. By far, my favorite recipe to use over-ripe bananas in was inspired by this recipe I found via Food Network. I follow the measures in the base of the Flour’s recipe to the letter, as you should when making any baked good (being specific with measures, that is). Then I make a few tweaks here and there, based largely upon what’s in my fridge and pantry on the day I…