Breads · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Apple Cranberry Quick Bread

In today’s episode of Diary of a Sick Woman, I confess to you all that I ate, all by myself, (for all intents and purposes,) this entire loaf of bread in under 36 hours. Listen, I’m not proud of it. My life is a constant battle between my love of food and my desire to… Continue reading Apple Cranberry Quick Bread

Breads

No Knead Artisan Bread

Most of us bakers have had bad bread experiences.  You know what I’m talking about. Hours of rising and kneading and rising and shaping and baking with the end result a loaf of “bread” that has the texture of a brick. A few years ago, I discovered this no knead crusty artisan bread recipe from… Continue reading No Knead Artisan Bread

Breakfast · valentine's day

Never Soggy- Simple French Toast

Today, I’m posting a breakfast food that I make for my kids alllll the time.  When I’m wanting to be fancy for a brunch or something, or have planned ahead to make French Toast, I use Texas Toast, which is just thick sliced white bread.  Franz sells it right in the bread aisle at your… Continue reading Never Soggy- Simple French Toast

Breakfast · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

The Best Pumpkin Bread with Brown Butter Maple Glaze

It’s August 22nd, 80° in Seattle, and I pulled out the pumpkin today.  Personally, I feel like I have shown tremendous restraint.  I’ve wanted to start baking fall/pumpkin spiced things for at least a month now.  I can’t wait any longer. Somebody try and stop me. Consequences for early fall baking are as follows: House… Continue reading The Best Pumpkin Bread with Brown Butter Maple Glaze

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breads · St. Patrick's Day

Traditional Irish Soda Bread

  All my life I’ve celebrated St. Patrick’s Day hard.  You know, lots of green flair, corned beef and cabbage dinners, Irish soda bread, green beer, and legit pinching of people who have the audacity not to wear green on the day of my people.  Green eyes do not count, ya’ll! I know! I have… Continue reading Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Breads · Breakfast · christmas · cinnamon rolls · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart

You all know I have a love affair with cinnamon rolls.  I’m constantly trying to find new and different things to do with them.  My go-to is my homemade Clone of a Cinnabon recipe.  Honestly, it can’t be beat- but it’s time consuming.  It is at least a two hour process. This recipe, however, is… Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart

Breads

Spiced Applesauce Streusel Bread

I love making sweet quick breads (that are really cakes) and calling them “breads,” because it makes me feel so much healthier- even though I’m not fooling anybody. This applesauce streusel bread is one of those love at first bite kind of breads.  It is packed full of the flavors of fall- cinnamon, apples, pumpkin… Continue reading Spiced Applesauce Streusel Bread