Crunchy Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

Crunchy Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

Last week I stopped by my neighbors to take a dish of lasagne because my friend Gaye was going to have surgery the next day.  And while I was there Gaye opened up a big plastic bowl to reveal some incredibly good- looking muffins.  She said, "here try...

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Japanese Milk Bread

Japanese Milk Bread

If you have been a part of My Daily Bread Body and Soul very long you will know that I adore making bread.  I like eating it but even more, I like making it!   I was in Japan a few years ago on vacation and I don't remember bread ever being served.  And what about the...

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Savory Monkey Bread

Savory Monkey Bread

If you have followed my blog very long you will know that I love making recipes that are fast and easy and look like a million bucks! This is just such a recipe. I saw a Taste of Home recipe for pull-apart garlic bread. The cook sharing the recipe is Carol Shields,...

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Buttermilk Biscuits & The Chief’s Legendary Gravy

Buttermilk Biscuits & The Chief’s Legendary Gravy

My step-son Bryan was coming for a visit and he sent me a picture of a mile-high biscuit from a restaurant in California, commenting about the "best biscuit" he ever ate.  To a slightly competitive cook that was basically throwing down the gauntlet! Whenever the kids...

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A Half Truth

A Half Truth

Driving into town last week I read this  sign in a local church yard.  A half truth, a "little white lie", a twist of truth ... is still a whole lie.   This has bounced around in my head all through the week, not to mention the many times I drove...

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100% Whole Wheat Bread

100% Whole Wheat Bread

Besides being the chief gardener, chief culinary consultant, and chief everything else my sweet husband is also the chief flour grinder.  A few years ago we bought a 5 gallon bucket of winter wheat berries.  (Yikes, that is a lot of berries!)  And so we have ground...

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Apple Cinnamon Nut Bread

Apple Cinnamon Nut Bread

Once again I saw this recipe on Facebook and couldn't get it out of my mind!  Apples ... cinnamon ... nuts ... dates ...  oh my!  I added the nuts and dates  to the original recipe and I am so glad that I did.  I didn't have time to make it straight away so I moved...

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July 4th Menu Planning

With the 4th of July celebration sneaking up on us this week I have seen all kinds of yummy and sometimes really cute menu items. From the website Real Women of Philadelphia comes these cute little marshmallow pops that feature a Tub of SNACK DELIGHTS Dark Chocolate. ...

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TWD: Finnish Pulla Braid & A Cookbook Giveaway!

It's Tuesdays With Dorie and this week we baked Finnish Pulla from Dorie Greenspan's cookbook, Baking With Julia.  From Wikipedia:  Pulla (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpulːɑ]) is a mildly-sweet Finnish sweet roll or dessert bread flavored with crushed cardamom seeds and...

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