Breads

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

0 by / on October 4, 2016, 7:50 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

Pumpkin Bread smells, tastes, and looks like autumn.  This recipe is an adaptation of one from a bread book I received as a shower gift nearly 40 years ago. I’ve added raisins and chocolate chips in place of the nuts to switch it up some, and to add back some of the sweetness I take away by decreasing the sugar. […]

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Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

0 by / on March 28, 2016, 8:27 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

Matthew and Michaline, our second Airbnb guests, made a memorable impression. They came up from California to vacation and welcomed the Oregon rain. I ran into Matthew on a rainy Monday morning, and he said he wanted to spend the afternoon baking up some authentic Scandinavian Danish. He had taught himself how to do so after spending time living in […]

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Rye crackers on a December day

Rye Crackers

0 by / on December 19, 2014, 9:53 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

I’ve been on a quest to see how many things I can make that I’ve been accustomed to buying. I’ve made my own vanilla, hot cocoa mix, canned pumpkin, ketchup, dulce de leche (okay, I’ve never actually bought that one).  Mark contributes to that by making nearly all of our summertime ice cream. I still dream of owning a cow and […]

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Cranberry Lemon Loaf w/ Lemon Glaze

Cranberry Lemon Loaf w/ Lemon Glaze

0 by / on December 10, 2013, 5:31 pm / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

This week I used some of my left-over cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving to make this Christmassy quick bread. The bread is moist, not-too-sweet, and the glaze gives it a wonderful lemony touch. You can find recipes that use whole cranberries, but this is a great one for using left-over sauce. Ingredients: Loaf: 1/2 c. cranberry sauce (one that has formed […]

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Zucchini Raspberry Bread

Zucchini Raspberry Bread

2 by / on August 7, 2013, 9:57 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking, Food for the Break of Day

We are at the beginning of zucchini season, and already we’ve sautéed, roasted and eaten summer squash raw. Such a deliciously versatile vegetable! Which also explains why I succumbed to the perennial temptation to turn the big zucchini in my fridge into sweet, moist bread. Traditional zucchini breads use a lot of oil and sugar. I decrease those and add […]

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