Cheese Beer Bread

Cheese and beer.  What else do you need in life?  Oh right, and probably bacon.  (There is no bacon here, but there probably should be.) My family is coming over tomorrow for our annual Christmas gathering.  We’ll be watching the Army versus Navy football game.  Go Army!  My dad went to West Point so I’m partial.  Anyway, that means there will be a lot of people over and that means a lot of mouths to feed.  Football is a good excuse to make a huge pot of chili.  Do you see where I’m going with this?  😉 Of course there must …

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Zucchini Bread

Good friends share good things with you. I’ve never made zucchini bread before.  In hindsight that sounds crazy because it seems like an obvious quick bread to turn to this time of the year (or when zucchini is in season).  I turned to the trusty interwebs to look for a recipe and I couldn’t find one that I liked. I mentioned this zucchini bread dilemma to my friend from kickboxing class and she recommended a recipe.  Yup, I take kickboxing class… hiyah.  I might have mentioned it a couple of times here on TCC.  When I started the class I wasn’t sure if …

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Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread

I can’t contain my excitement about this quick bread!  It’s part vanilla cake, part cinnamon bun, part crumb cake, all awesome. I’m telling you that once you make this you’ll have friends and family asking (no, begging) you to make it again.  I think the pictures say it all today, but I’m feeling a little like Guy Fieri on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.  I love that show!  If you’re a fan, then you know how he goes into crazy detail when he’s sampling the food.  I get a lot of inspiration from Triple D.  The only bad part is that it never seems like …

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I had exactly two ripe bananas in the house.  Do you know what that means?  It’s banana bread time… You know, like Hammer time? I used to love the song, U Can’t Touch This!  Who am I kidding?  I still love it!  I am dating myself, but it is an oldie but goodie.  Did anyone else watch the music video over and over to try to learn the dance steps?  No?  Anyone?  Just me?  Okay, that’s embarrassing if I’m the only one.  Anyway, you can touch this banana bread and I hope you do because it’s SO delicious. Let me …

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Light Orange Spice Banana Bread

I love banana bread.  Who’s with me? Sure, I could make my favorite banana bread again, but I thought I’d do it up a little different this time.  You know, because that’s what us food bloggers do… take something that tastes amazing and turn it into something else that’s equally delicious (or even better if we’re lucky). I started with my Light Banana Bread recipe.  I won’t bore you again with why it’s my favorite and how it’s exactly a  “light” recipe.  Head on over to that post if you haven’t already. Then I sort of turned the banana bread into a wonderful winter delight, by adding warm spices and orange …

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