Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

It’s officially pumpkin and apple season! I’m starting this Fall season with an oldie but goodie recipe… with a little twist.  A couple of years ago I shared a pumpkin bread recipe with you.  It’s full of those traditional Fall time spices and pumpkin flavor and is simply amazing.  Last year I made pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  Do you see where I’m going with this?  I needed to make my pumpkin bread with chocolate chips. Oh my goodness this pumpkin bread exceeded my expectations.  I love the warm spices combined with the sweet chocolate.  I have to admit that I thought …

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

I don’t like change. After about a year of careful thinking and planning I bought a new car.  To be honest with you, if I could have kept my 11 year old Honda CRV with 145,000 miles on it forever then I probably would have.  The reality is that I have a long commute to work, it was old, and it was time to upgrade.  Change can be a good thing, especially when it comes to buying a shiny new ride, except getting that new ride means that I had to make a big decision and I’m not good at that. I …

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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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