quick bread

Pumpkin Bread

by Sara on September 22, 2011

warm, buttered pumpkin bread

With tomorrow marking the beginning of fall, it seems appropriate to post something, well, fall-ish. (I’m even drinking caramel apple coffee and burning a cinnamon-scented candle in the spirit of the season.) I’ve been craving pumpkin bread for awhile now, and even had a can of pumpkin puree stashed away in the pantry from last [...]

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Happy Easter!

by Sara on April 23, 2011

glazed cinnamon swirl bread

So I’m a day early, but in case you’re looking for an idea for an easy Easter breakfast, I wanted to share a simple recipe that’s easy to customize. I happen to love the cinnamon swirl in this bread, but you can very easily substitute some orange zest and dried cranberries, lemon zest and blueberries [...]

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Banana Bread

by Sara on November 1, 2010

baked loaf

One of the first things I made when I was little was banana bread. I could mash the bananas myself, measure the ingredients myself, stir everything with a wooden spoon, pour the batter in the pan, and then Mom would put the loaf in the oven. In college, my roommates and I would often make [...]

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Zucchini Spice Loaf

by Sara on August 9, 2009

zucchini spice loaf

Still a bit miffed about Friday’s muffin disaster, I decided to turn my last zucchini into a loaf. Though I appreciate the convenience of muffins, there’s some very satisfying about sitting down with a cup of tea and slice of quick bread late in the afternoon, or using it, along with coffee set to autobrew, [...]

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