Hello, fall! It’s my favorite and I have a slew of food-centered traditions that I whip up when the decorations turn to orange and earthy tones, including this Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mini Muffin recipe. When we lived in Taiwan from 2010 to 2011, I adapted this to appeal more to the locals by cutting back […]
These pop-in-your-mouth banana chocolate chip mini muffins are just right, not too sweet and the banana nut chocolate goodness puffs up nicely with two temperature changes in the oven. This is my favorite banana mini muffin–I use a different recipe when I bake loaves of banana bread. One reason this recipe is my favorite is […]
We love bananas, but not ripe ones. I end up baking banana bread often when the banana stash is no longer edible as is. That’s when bananas are perfect for banana bread, and like a butterfly, they make their transformation from mushy and mealy to county fair prize-winning banana bread. I have determined that this […]
My little sister gets credit for teaching me how to make dinner rolls, long distance, while our family lived in Taiwan, and she was back home in the United States. The first recipe she shared was a simple Italian loaf with a few ingredients and it was a success. She told me that if I […]
Once upon a time I lived in Belgium for five months and fell in love with the country, the people, the scenery, the language and of course, the food. Nothing compares to a hot off the iron Belgian waffle.