Wow! It’s almost Halloween! I didn’t realize that until I looked at the calender earlier.
It’s a good thing I bought Halloween candy at the store yesterday. I thought about waiting until the Sunday before Halloween to buy it (which, I guess would be this coming Sunday), but I thought that all the good candy [...]
I love scones.
I remember when my mom first started making them. She a got a recipe for them from someone at our church, I believe. I was in elementary school, and I’d never heard of nor had scones before. But from that very first scone I was in love. Fresh scones are hard [...]
Have you ever had kolache?
For that matter, do you know what they are?
I didn’t until we moved to Texas, and suddenly there are all these kolache places everywhere.
Kolache, pronounced ko-lah-chee, are a stuffed bun of sorts. From what I understand, they originate in Central Europe (namely the Czech Republic/Slovakia area), but [...]
Once again, I know I’m kinda jumping the gun here with Fall, but…
I just really wanted some pumpkin bread.
I always start dreaming of Fall in August. Cool, crisp weather. Red, orange, and yellow leaves. The faint smell of smoke in the air from people’s fireplaces. The flavors of crisp apples and rich [...]
If there’s something this world can never have too much of…
it’s banana bread.
Considering that before 1870 (ish), Americans had never even heard of bananas, it’s quite amazing when you think about how predominant in our food culture they’ve become in such a relatively short amount of time (banana pudding, bananas foster, banana [...]