Going Bananas

There’s something about bananas which pairs incredibly well with baked goods.  Maybe it’s the moisture it brings to the party or the subtle flavor hinted throughout.  Either way, we can’t wait to share our banana creations with you.

Garden Inspiration

Tia’s a lucky lady.  Her husband has a terrific garden.  And he loves to do it?  She’s the envy of all the black thumbs out there like myself.  Each summer she has plenty of fresh vegetables.  Zucchini being one of the major producers. Having so much zucchini, especially the giant ones, inspires one to use …

TTW: Applesauce Coffee Cake

Fall is just around the corner and will bring the harvest fruits with it.  Some people will have the opportunity to pick a bunch right off the tree and then end up with tons of apples they aren’t sure what do with.  Applesauce is the staple for these situations, but then you are back to …

TTW: Strawberry Bread

For a few minutes, we saw a flash of spring.  There was warm sun beating down on our skin and even the whim of wearing shorts.  In this quick spurt there was enough time for strawberries to grow and the local strawberry stand to open.  To welcome this change of the season, Tia wanted to …

TTW: Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

There is something about April that reminds me of lemons.  Maybe it’s the matching yellow from the rough skin of the fruit to what it supposed to be the sun shining in the sky.  Or maybe it’s the fresh citrus smell to match the blooming tulips.  It may even be the hope there will be …

TTW: Hawaiian Bread

We’ve been buried under grey clouds and rain for far too long.  Last week it even snowed.  To fight away the dreaded winter blues, Tia showed up with a tropical quick bread.  Right from the start, the cheery yellow color brightened the room (and day).  The texture was typical of a quick bread with a …