Mama’s Easy Jalapeño Cornbread,

Mama's Easy Jalapeno Cornbread is the recipe she makes when she only wants a small pan of cornbread. It still has the cheese and diced jalapeños, and a little chopped onion. So good, and so easy to make! Mama's Easy Jalapeno Cornbread, when you just want a little cornbread One of our absolute forever favorite recipes of Mama's is her Jalapeno Cornbread. But, it makes a large cast-iron skilletful. So, when Mama wants just a little pan of cornbread, she makes this easy recipe. I call it Mama's Easy Jalapeno Cornbread, because it is an easy version of our favorite cornbread of hers. This scaled-down version of Mama's Jalapeno Cornbread still has all the flavors of the big batch, with the exception of an ingredient or two. But, it's … [Read more...]

Apple Bread with Bourbon Glaze, a must for fall!

It's Apple Season! Apples are plentiful now, and that has inspired me to make some apple recipes. Recently, I got an email with an Apple Bread with Bourbon Glaze recipe in it. The pictures were BEAUTIFUL!!! So, Mama and I made it. HUGE disappointment! The bread was dry, not moist. It could have been something I did wrong, but I didn't want to make it again and it not work out. So I found another Apple Bread recipe on Pinterest and added a Bourbon Glaze. This time, it was delicious, moist, and the Bourbon Glaze worked really well with it. Making the Apple Bread with Bourbon Glaze . . . Because I was intrigued with the Bourbon Glaze on an Apple Bread, I was determined to find a way to make it so that it was good. Mama and I assessed what … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread, a yummy quick bread!

Banana Bread for Lynn . . . Lynn asked me to make him some Banana Bread this week. He had bought some bananas a few days earlier and wanted me to make something with them, before they got too ripe. I often use these opportunities to find NEW recipes, so I decided to look for a different one for this banana bread. In my search I found this Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread on The pictures looked really good, and the cinnamon-sugar topping was definitely different. Making the Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread . . . This Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread uses whole wheat flour. That's a first for me . . . at least with banana bread. I did make a few changes: Because I didn't have any Greek yogurt, and didn't want to go to the … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker White Bread, an easy Homemade Bread!

Can you bake bread in a Slow Cooker? Who ever thought you could bake bread in a Slow Cooker? I know I didn't . . . that is . . . until I saw a Facebook post about a recipe for Slow Cooker Bread from So, I decided to make my versions, a Slow Cooker White Bread, to check it out! With school starting, I've been looking for some really good slow cooker/ Crock Pot recipes. Working moms, or moms who are just busy, need some recipes that they can make easily for their families. And, homemade bread would be LAST on their list because it takes so much time to make. But with this slow cooker recipe, they can treat their families to delicious slices of homemade white bread in about 2 1/2 hours. Prep time is only about 15-20 minutes . . . … [Read more...]

Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread!

Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread for a late summer bread! When I went to Mama's last week, she and I made this Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread. She has three small loaf pans, and when we make bread in them, we eat one, she keeps one, and I take one home. Well, this time, she kept one and I brought two home! But . . . we did sneak a small piece of hers when it was done:) I had saved this recipe on Pinterest from Mom on Time Out, and it looked so good. That's why we chose to make this recipe! Mama has always liked to make breads and muffins, so this was "right down her alley". And with all the "healthy" ingredients--carrots, apple, and zucchini--who could turn it aside? This may quickly become a family favorite! Making the Carrot Apple Zucchini … [Read more...]