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Bread Pudding with Nata de Coco

Bread Pudding with Nata de Coco

I hate to waste food and I love bread puddings, so this is my usual way of using up old bread. However, my husband is not too crazy about it and the kids say they are not either. However, whenever I make bread pudding it sure gets gone pretty fast 🙂 I have several bread…

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June DB Challenge: Danish Braid

June DB Challenge: Danish Braid

June’s Daring Bakers Challenge, hosted by Sass & Veracity, and Ben of What’s Cookin’? is: Technique: Making and working with yeasted laminated dough Recipe: “Danish Braid” from Sherry Yard’s The Secrets of Baking This was another intimidating recipe for me, where, had I not committed to making it for Daring Bakers, I probably wouldn’t be…

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Challah Bread with Craisins

Challah Bread with Craisins

We bought some delicious craisins (sweetened dried cranberries) from Costco for recipes we tested over the holidays and we’ve gotten addicted to them. The girls, who hate raisins, have actually gotten used to snacking on craisins which is non-fat and that is always a good thing! We were planning on making bread one day when…

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Zucchini Basil Muffins

Zucchini Basil Muffins

I think I can finally start posting the backlog of recipes that I tried out this summer. I finally got all the little bugs out of this new website, or so I hope. Anyway, this zucchini and basil muffin was a pleasant surprise, using two ingredients from our garden in a new way.

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Buttermilk Banana Bread

Buttermilk Banana Bread

Here’s another way to use up buttermilk and also over ripe bananas. It’s perfect for breakfast or afterschool snack. When I baked this a few weeks ago, I had plenty of buttermilk to use up. This past weekend though, when I found two over ripe bananas and wanted to make this bread again, I was…

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Bread Pudding with Dried Fruits

Bread Pudding with Dried Fruits

We had a bag of dried fruits from Costco which was so large that we ended up having a bit of it left after the girls have gotten tired of munching on them or bringing them form their snacks. So I though I would try to use up some of the dried fruits for our…

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Vietnamese Banana Bread Pudding (Banh chuoi)

Vietnamese Banana Bread Pudding (Banh chuoi)

The Bread Pudding quest continues, and I though I would share this version with my blogging amigas. This version is adapted from “Quick & Easy Vietnamese Home Cooking for Everyone” by Andre’ Nguyen and Yukiko Moriyama. 2 ripe plantains or plain bananas (cut into slices) 10 slices of white sandwich bread, crusts removed and cubed…

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Bread Pudding Quest

Bread Pudding Quest

When it comes to bread pudding, I always remember my mom’s. I think she makes one of the best bread puddings, but I have never been able to duplicate it. She doesn’t have a recipe, she says she just puts enough milk, eggs and sugar to moisten whatever leftover breads she has and pops it…

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