Category: Cakes/Breads

PB&J Brownies

PB&J Brownies

4 months. Depending on where you’re at in life, 4 months can feel quite different. As a kid, it was was an amount of time that wasn’t even fathomable. 4 months until Disneyland / summer vacation / insertcoolthinghere?? Uuuuuuugh. These days? Let’s put it this way: in seemingly no time at all,…

Pumpkin Beer Bread

Pumpkin Beer Bread

Let’s ease into this whole fall situation. I know it’s October, but so far I’ve been resisting the transition because: 1. We didn’t get full on summer weather in SF until late August. 2. I saw Halloween decorations in a store shortly thereafter. That is not OK. Soon…

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

It’s no coincidence that the header on this page features lemon zest. My addiction to lemons is real, recognized and wholeheartedly accepted. This latest episode in lemon mania comes from way back in the good ol’ days (A.K.A. the ’90s). If you’re new to this particular recipe, let…

Chocolate Coconut Banana Bread

Chocolate Coconut Banana Bread

Ok. You’ve had a long week. You came down off the sugar high from all of last week’s butterscotch cookies. You sobered up after Saturday’s wine tasting party and Sunday’s Mad Men premiere. Then Monday came barging in, and you spent the next few days losing your mind finishing up…

Lemon-Mint Cake with Lemon Syrup

Lemon-Mint Cake with Lemon Syrup

I know what you’re thinking. More lemon? Yes! More lemon! I’m not even going to apologize. Sometimes I’m a little extremely obsessed with an ingredient, and right now it’s lemon. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner; sweet or savory – lemon is always welcome at my table. We went savory last time, so I…