Breakfast Pancakes

My usual breakfast meal consists of plain yogurt or cottage cheese and fresh fruit.  But when it’s a special day, I like celebrating with comfort food for breakfast to start the day off on a happy note.  For me, that means pancakes for breakfast.  The older I get, the less I feel I can indulge […]

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Banana Bread Hits the Spot

I’m sure you’ve heard this before:  “Oh, well.  Gotta throw out these squishy, overripe bananas.  They are too icky to eat!”  Those are the words of a frustrated non-baker looking for a banana to eat right out of the peel.  But for bakers, a pile of overripe bananas is a gift dropped straight down from […]

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Peach Coffee Cake with Crumb Topping

Summertime means seeing a whole host of fruits that I would generally not see in the stores for the rest of the year.  Stone fruits are the ones I look forward to most:  peaches, nectarines, apricots, and plums.  Yummy, yummy fruits that make their appearance for only a couple of months during the year.  And […]

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