Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I decided to revisit my grandmother’s Banana Bread recipe and play around with the flavors. I didn’t want to disrupt the structural integrity of the bread too much, so I started with adding the flavor components I wanted. What I got was a moist bread with a crisp crust. I ended up using 2 1/2 bananas, which I think contributed to the moisture in conjunction with the addition of the peanut butter and chocolate. If you want a stronger peanut butter flavor, I definitely recommend having 1 1/2 to 2 bananas, and potentially taking the butter content down to 1/3 to add in 1/4-1/3 cup of peanut butter.
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Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I admit that I’ve been in a recipe rut. I’ve tested some things that were just so close to being the thing I wanted it to be, but I couldn’t quite get there. Most the things I’ve been experimenting with has been chocolate based and, well, let’s just say I forgot how tricky it can be to bake with chocolate. I felt it was about time I dug through the family archives again and bake something that was a bit more familiar to me to get out of my baking rut.
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Good Morning and Happy Monday! Today’s festive recipe will hopefully make the holiday baking bug start to bloom. That’s right, we’re making peanut blossoms today. These cookies are one of the few Christmas cookie staples my family make each year. The first dozen of peanut blossoms never lasted long because everyone wanted a cookie right out of the oven. The chocolate was perfectly melted over a wonderfully warm peanut butter cookie. What’s better than that?
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Good morning! It’s hard to believe September is halfway over already. It doesn’t quite feel like fall yet as it’s still 80 degrees outside, but the mornings are getting crisper. This week I am revisiting a recipe I made my sophomore year at ISU.
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