Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Whole-Wheat Sunflower Seed Rolls

When I was younger, I wanted nothing more than to have Wonder bread (or at least paper-white, sweet, practically crust-less bread) on which to make my PB&J sandwiches. Sorry, Dad. Now that I am older (and wiser?) I appreciate all the Sundays my dad spent making bread for the week. His bread, unlike the light… Continue reading Whole-Wheat Sunflower Seed Rolls

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Bake on Saturday, Dessert

Peppermint Patty Brownie Cupcakes

Rich chocolate brownie cupcakes stuffed with peppermint patties!  In the summer, I usually want to be nowhere near the kitchen. I still love to cook and eat, but in a house without air conditioning, having the oven on just makes the whole place far too hot. Sometimes its unavoidable, but most of the time I… Continue reading Peppermint Patty Brownie Cupcakes

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

King Cake

  I've never been one for Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday/Carneval celebrations. They haven't been a part of the local culture anywhere I've lived except for Austria (you can read a little about that here), so this was the first King Cake I ever ate as well as the first one I ever made. If you, like me, have… Continue reading King Cake

Bake on Saturday, Recipes

Cranberry Pecan Scones

Perfect for breakfast or brunch, these scones are packed with dried cranberries and pecans. As the blogosphere becomes inundated with Game Day foods, I present to you: breakfast. Sports and I do not really get along--I've given many of them a try, but there are usually other things I'd rather be doing with my time.… Continue reading Cranberry Pecan Scones

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Somewhere between a cake and a quick bread, this decadent loaf perfectly marries chocolate and bananas! Reader, I want to apologize for posting my Saturday posts on Sundays. But lately, my Saturdays (and my Mondays through Fridays) seem to be disappearing. The daylight hours--the times I might try to photograph the things I cook--especially seem… Continue reading Double Chocolate Banana Bread