Category Archives: Quick Breads

MIDSUMMER SOUP and BREAD, The Truth

I wish I could tell you that it was my intent all along to give you a recipe free from any distraction, but the truth is that sometimes I am so focused on the outcome of something that fine details … Continue reading

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NOUVEAU IRISH SODA BREAD

thesolitarycook made friends all over the world yesterday.  She was hot in Ireland.  Definitely warm in the UK, a bit tepid in France, and one soul each in Germany and Australia stuck a respective toe in the water.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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CRÈME FRAÎCHE BISCUITS

I started down the crème fraîche path via a vivid memory of my first trip to France, then began thinking outside the box, or off the path if you will.  Biscuits came to mind because crème fraîche can sometimes substitute perfectly … Continue reading

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TROPICAL GINGERY BANANA BREAD

This much we know:  I don’t have the boatload of ginger I thought I had, while I do have a similar amount of sunchokes.  Which caught me a little flatfooted.  I’d spent a couple of days rolling ginger ideas around … Continue reading

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SCALLION-CORN MUFFINS

It isn’t that I don’t have a sweet tooth.  I do; just not all the time.  I had a tiny rant a while ago about ubiquitous banana-berry smoothies (January 13 post:  Luck Times 3).  I mean, enough already.  Give me … Continue reading

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SAVORY OLIVE CAKE

Thank heaven for citrus fruits.  They’re the brightest colors and flavors we have going for us in many parts of the country right now.  Yesterday it was warm and sunny enough that I optimistically made a salad (see Jan. 16 … Continue reading

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