Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bananas Foster Upside-Down Cake

I never seem to get tired of banana cake. Banana plays so well with any other flavors you might want in a cake…nuts, chocolate, rum, caramel, coconut. Bananas lend their sweetness and moisture to baked goods, making it easier to cut back on extra fat and sugar without compromising taste or texture. Whenever I see… read more

Hearty oatmeal anytime cookies

Do you like cookies? I like cookies. Who doesn’t like cookies? Recently I came across a few recipes for something called “breakfast cookies.” Again, what’s not to like? I fiddled with the recipes (you can, too) and ended up with a version that I like at any time of day. The kids gave them the… read more

Blueberry yogurt pie

My husband likes to dig for new recipes like an archaeologist. He’ll dust off 20-year-old issues of Gourmet or pull out cookbooks that I’ve never pulled off the top shelf, the one I can’t reach without climbing on a step stool. This weekend he unearthed this beauty of a pie recipe from Sundays at Moosewood… read more

Gingerbread ring

I don’t care what the groundhog said, winter is going to be hanging around a while longer. I’ve been shuffling around in my fuzzy slippers and fleece scarf, and I’m still cold. ┬áBut there is nothing like the spicy aroma of gingerbread wafting through the house to warm you up. (A cup of tea doesn’t… read more