Banana Bread with Candied Walnuts

by Anne Papina on August 19, 2013

Nothing beats the aroma of baking bread, although I suppose that could be said about most baked goods, not just breads. While nothing pleases me more than warm bread slathered in butter, I don’t do much baking myself. And when I do bake, I mostly stick with simple things such as quick breads and drop […]


Mystical Double Cheese Pizza #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on April 14, 2013

Has a movie ever inspired you in the kitchen? I mean, who hasn’t fantasized about recreating the famous Quail in Rose Petal Sauce scene from Like Water for Chocolate? After watching Chocolat, did you start adding a pinch of cayenne to your hot cocoa? Maybe you watched Big Night and figured one day you would, […]


Whole Grain Apricot Walnut Muffins

by Anne Papina on March 10, 2013

Life has a funny way of getting in the way sometimes, which is what led to my brief hiatus. Life. But it’s all good. Family always comes first, you know. And there’s nothing like a health crisis to put those things in perspective! These Whole Grain Apricot Walnut Muffins are a great way to kick […]


Drunken Pumpkin Bread #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on October 7, 2012

Are there no brakes on this thing? Seriously, it’s October already? Here we are, racing full speed ahead into the holidays. <sigh> Let’s pause for a moment to enjoy the splendor of fall, raking up crackly red and orange leaves, that crisp bite in the air, crocheted scarves, cozy knit sweaters, and a cup of […]


Pumpkin Honey Bread

by Anne Papina on January 5, 2007

Pumpkin Honey Bread Prep time 15 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Contributed with permission by the National Honey Board and ARA Content. Author: National Honey Board Recipe type: Bread Cuisine: American Ingredients 1 cup pure honey ½ cup butter, softened 1 can (16 oz.) solid-pack pumpkin 4 eggs […]


Honey Gingerbread

by Anne Papina on January 5, 2007

(ARA) – Nothing compares to the warm, sweet aroma of freshly baked treats on a cold winter day. From gingerbread cookies to pumpkin spice bread, desserts are one of the hallmarks of this festive time of year. This holiday season, be sure to spoil your family and friends with extra moist and flavorful cookies, cakes […]


Banana Nut Bread

by Anne Papina on July 13, 2005

This recipe makes great use of those overripe bananas, with or without the nuts! Banana Nut Bread Prep time 15 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Author: Anne Papina Recipe type: Bread Ingredients ½ cup butter flavored vegetable shortening ⅔ cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1¾ […]


Cranberry Scones

by Anne Papina on May 2, 2002

Cranberry Scones Prep time 20 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 45 mins   Recipe type: Bread Serves: 8 Ingredients ⅔ cup buttermilk 1 large egg 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ¼ lb (1 stick) cold, unsalted butter, cut up 1 cup cranberries, halved […]


Pepperoni Bread

by Anne Papina on September 25, 2001

I needed a little pepperoni last week, but the store had a two-for-one sale. This is what I just made with the extra: Pepperoni Bread Prep time 2 hours Cook time 40 mins Total time 2 hours 40 mins   Author: Mark Hessenflow Recipe type: Bread Ingredients 4½ to 5 cups flour 2 packages yeast […]


Sourdough Biscuits

by Anne Papina on September 18, 2001

I baked these last night, and they were delish! Sourdough Biscuits Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins   Recipe type: Bread Serves: 12 Ingredients 1 cup flour 1½ tsp. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt ¼ cup butter or shortening 1 cup sourdough starter Instructions Preheat oven […]