Chocolate Zucchini Banana Bread

chocolate zucchini banana bread

After doing a quick poll on Facebook the other day about people’s favorite bread (zucchini, banana, or pumpkin) and seeing no clear consensus, I decided to try making a combination of two of the breads in the running. Since it’s still technically August and I try to resist baking with pumpkin until at least mid-September, I went with banana and zucchini. (more…)

Cherry Cheesecake Mousse with Gingersnap Granola

cherry cheesecake mousse with gingersnap granola

Hello, hello! It’s been a few weeks since my last post, and a busy few weeks it has been! I’ve been laser-focused on studying for the last (and arguably most comprehensive) of my five PhD qualifying exams – which, thankfully, I passed! – and could hardly find time to cook anything at all, let alone think about new recipes. (more…)

White Chocolate Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

white chocolate macadamia shortbread cookies

Yesterday was a day full of fail. It began when I realized that the Fourth of July is less than a week away and not, as I had somehow convinced myself, a week and a half out. I had bought ingredients to make a patriotic-themed dessert and wanted to be able share it with you, so I put my other plans for the day on hold and started making a mess in the kitchen. (more…)

Strawberry Peach Upside-Down Cornbread Cake

strawberry peach upside-down cornbread cakestrawberry peach upside-down cornbread cake

Let’s just get this out of the way up front: this cornbread is not what you’d serve alongside ribs, chili, or fried chicken. It could very well be what you’d serve afterward, though, because this strawberry peach upside-down cornbread cake—whew, what a mouthful, huh?—belongs solidly in the dessert category. Or possibly brunch. In my mind, there’s only a fine line between dessert and brunch: if it doesn’t have frosting, it’s fair game at any time of day (and sometimes even if it does!). (more…)

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