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BASIC DATE-NUT BREAD

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  This recipe makes the best date bread I’ve ever eaten.  It has been my go-to recipe for forty-seven years.  This basic bread lends itself well to many variations.  You can even make a holiday date pudding with this recipe.  … Continue reading

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SPICY CORNBREAD MUFFINS

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    I love anything made with cornmeal.   Polenta in any shape or form –  fried, grilled, topped with Bolognese sauce,  smothered in parmesan cheese,  smothered in butter.  Polenta is a lovely, lovely comfort food.     Then there’s … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CRANBERRY MUFFINS

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This is a lovely treat for Christmas morning.   Not too sweet but with a lovely burst of cranberry flavour.  The muffins would be delicious with ham, bacon or sausages.   Muffins freeze well so do some baking ahead and enjoy while … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE PERFECT BAKING POWDER BISCUITS

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Baking power biscuits so light and flaky they drift off the plate and into your mouth.  To have a good biscuit hand is to have a light touch and restraint – a biscuit dough is so soft that it invites … Continue reading

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BANANA BREAD … BANANA LOAF

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Which is it?    It’s a good question that came up in a discussion about baking this past week-end.   Both  banana bread and banana loaf come under the “quick bread” category.  By definition a quick bread is a type of bread … Continue reading

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LEMON LOAF

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When life hands you a lemon, make a lemon loaf! Lemon Loaf Have all ingredients at room temperature.  (unless otherwise stated always do this) Grease a loaf pan and line with parchment paper. Sift 1 1/2  cups flour,    1 tsp … Continue reading

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