Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Bread with Warm Ganache

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It’s holiday time, and that means time to bake! This time ’round, we’re focusing on a quintessential Christmas candy that there is no shortage of this time of year – the candy cane!  Somehow I end up with at least a couple of boxes of candy canes sitting around my house and while my husband and I…

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Citrus Olive Oil Muffins

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Most of you have probably heard of the classic olive oil cake, which is tender and lovely with a prominent olive oil flavor and perhaps a hit of citrus.  But did you know that olive oil is an awesome substitute for vegetable oil or melted margarine or butter in many of your baked goods?  Using…

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Easy Cornbread Recipe, Revised

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Everyone needs a good recipe for cornbread in their arsenal.  I first posted this recipe two years ago (wow, it was two years ago exactly, how weird is that?) as a last minute addition, hence the iPhone photo on the first post.  I shared that photo on Twitter and was immediately covered in requests to…

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Spiced Apple Cinnamon Bread

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I don’t know about you guys, but the last several days we have been enjoying the most incredible weather!  It’s been comfortably cool with very little humidity and a light breeze – absolutely wonderful.  Of course with weather like that, I started thinking about fall!  We try to have a little fun with our dinners…

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Chocolate Chip Ginger Muffins

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The other day I posed a question: what is the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? This is one of those muffins that can tow the line.  There’s no oil, nuts, or dried fruit in the batter.  Heck, they are even full of chocolate chips!  The texture is a bit fluffier than a hearty…

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