Breakfast / Brunch

Heavenly Healthy Banana Bread

For 20 years I didn’t eat bananas. Why bother when instead I could enjoy a Skinny Cow Ice Cream Sandwich for the same number of Weight Watcher Points? That is, until Weight Watchers did the unthinkable — they made fresh fruit free! Suddenly I could eat bananas with impunity. Bananas have graced our table ever since, but […]

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Blue Sky Bran Muffins

Liz, Champ and I sat on the back porch Sunday morning eating these freshly baked muffins. I mentioned that they were so good I was going to put them on my blog. Liz gave me one of those daughter-to-mother looks, rolled her eyes and suggested that I click on the bread & muffin section of […]

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Soft-Cooked Eggs with Toast Soldiers

Last week I phoned Williams-Sonoma and asked the saleswoman if they had any porcelain egg cups in stock. She paused and then said, “It’s been a long day. What do you mean by ‘egg cup?’ Do you want something to hold decorated Easter eggs?”  To which I replied, no, I just wanted a holder for […]

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German Apple Pancake

After being on the road for almost a week, Sunday morning found us at home with the New York Times and perfect weather for sitting outside. Elizabeth and Brendan phoned to say they were walking over with my grand pup, Whitman, and they were hungry. I had less than a half hour to throw together […]

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Easy Strawberry Jam

I am at a loss to explain what has come over me in the last few months. First it was a return after some years to bread-baking, then sourdough starter came on the scene, which required me to take on a whole new understanding of and care for sourdough starter. Turns out it isn’t as […]

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