Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Dear Zucchini, you are the most satisfying vegetable for the brown thumbed gardener…You grow so cooperatively and easily that it seems wrong to resent your abundance and fireplace log dimensions, but it can be a challenge to keep finding new and delicious recipes.   Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread makes the grade however, with chocolate and espresso flavors and a sizable amount of shredded zucchini. Double or triple the recipe and freeze some for school lunches. Read More

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Raspberry White Chocolate Loaf

To taste a raspberry is to taste summer; sweet, tart and juicy, raspberries should be eaten and enjoyed with abandon!  Add them to a favorite recipe for even more yumminess.  Here they complement the sweetness of white chocolate for a lovely afternoon treat. Read More



Apple Praline Bundt Cake

This delicious cake is moist with apples and pecans and redolent with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.  It has a delicious cinnamon cream cheese filling and is topped with a rich and smooth praline frosting.  It keeps well, freezes well, and will be a welcome and much requested addition to your brunch table. Read More


Blueberry and lime swirl coffee cake

This is more than the run-of-the-mill coffee cake– it features fresh blueberries, lime zest and juice,  a rich swirl of cream cheese, and a crunchy brown sugar crumble topping.  It also freezes well, tastes better the next day and looks quite pretty when dusted with powdered sugar and some additional berries.  You can also substitute raspberry, blackberries, strawberries or any combination of berries for more yumminess. Read More


Cherry almond muffins

“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast”

–Alfred A. Montapert

Well, okay, but how about something sugary and crumbly with that anger?  This sophisticated muffin with its tart cherries, orange peel and almond flavors will engage your all senses as you ponder which problem to consume first.   Read More