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  • apple fritter bread

    Easy Apple Fritter Bread

    Easy Apple Fritter Bread ~ tart apples are swirled with brown sugar and spices in this classic loaf cake, topped with a sweet crackly glaze. This apple quick bread takes a…

  • drizzling honey on a piece of honey jalapeño cornbread

    Honey Jalapeño Cornbread

    Honey Jalapeño Cornbread ~ this is a moist, Southern buttermilk cornbread with a fluffy open crumb, a hint of sweet honey, and a smokey heat from the peppers.  Make it your signature potluck…

  • A slice of roasted banana bread

    Roasted Banana Bread with Walnuts

    This Roasted Banana Bread with Walnuts is the best banana bread recipe I’ve ever made…seriously. Want some?  You’ll need an entire bunch of bananas, some buttermilk, a full bag of walnut…

  • Pumpkin Cornbread on a wooden table

    A 21 Recipe Salute to Cornbread

    A great cornbread’s always there for you, from summer potlucks and tailgating chilis to the fanciest holiday tables.  It’s right there alongside our steaming mugs of soup during the February doldrums,…

  • a slice of blueberry cornbread on a wooden table, with fresh blueberries

    The Best Blueberry Cornbread

    Blueberry Cornbread ~ I’ve fallen hard for this berrylicious cornbread, it’s moist and tender, with juicy berries exploding in every bite.  Serve it with chilis, chowders, and stews, or as a…

  • Tomato bruschetta on a white surface

    Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

    Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta ~ why do we feel like we have to reinvent the wheel every time we have friends over?  I mean, the Italians have already done it, bruschetta is…

  • one banana banana bread cooling in loaf pan on white board

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts ~ when there’s just one banana left on the counter, this one-banana, one-bowl quick bread recipe steps up to the plate.…

  • 21 Traditional Easter Bread Recipes

    21 Traditional Easter Bread Recipes ~ because Easter isn’t all eggs and bunnies.  These beautiful Easter loaves come from all over the globe, each bringing their own particular spin on a…

  • Rosemary and Olive No Knead Focaccia Bread

    Rosemary and Olive No Knead Focaccia Bread with paper thin slices of Meyer lemon is an easy yeast bread you’ll come back to again and again.  With only a quick hand…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread

    Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread ~ this amazing chunky quick bread is grain free, and dairy free, with no added sugar.  It’s also an ingenious way to use up all…

  • Pumpkin Spice Biscuits

    Pumpkin Spice Biscuits ~ the stuff pumpkin lovers’ dreams are made of…tall, golden, flaky biscuits enriched with pumpkin puree and a hint of Fall spices.  Pair ’em with every soup and…

  • Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread ~ an authentic Irish quick bread made even more delicious with oat flour!

    Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread

    Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread ~ I’ve made this authentic Irish quick bread even more delicious with the addition of oat flour…you won’t find an easier, or more tasty quick bread anywhere…

  • Mueslit Toasting Bread 8

    Muesli Toasting Bread

    Muesli Toasting Bread  ~ some bread is just meant to be toasted, like this chunky fruit and nut bread. When the thick biscotti shaped slices hit the hot coils the nuts…

  • Quick and easy deep dish White Mushroom and Ham Pizza ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Quick Mushroom and Ham Pizza

    This Quick Mushroom and Ham Pizza is a warm and cozy pizza that you can whip up on a whim because it’s made with…wait for it…refrigerated dough!…

  • Festive and healthy Snowflake Pita Chips for all your holiday appetizers! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Snowflake Pita Chips

    Homemade Snowflake Pita Chips are a fun and festive way to add a little pizazz to your appetizers this season ~ they’re so cute, and they’re baked, not fried, so they’re…

  • How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs

    How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs quickly and easily from any type of bread ~ fresh or dry, seasoned or unseasoned, whole grain, gluten free, even from crackers.  I’ll show you…

  • Spinach Artichoke Dip Stuffed Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bread

    Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bread is the perfect appetizer package….everybody’s favorite garlicky, cheesy dip all hot and bubbly and ready-stuffed into a crunchy baguette.  Slice it up and watch it disappear.…

  • Hatch Green Chile Cornbread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Hatch Green Chile Cornbread

    Hatch peppers reign supreme in the chile world, so make the most of them with this tender, moist Hatch Green Chile Cornbread — it’s an irresistible combination of sweet and heat!…

  • 'Everythinng' Croutons are full of big flavor and crunch! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    ‘Everything’ Croutons

    Everything Croutons will take your salad from bunny food to bodacious with their big bold crunch and outrageous flavor.  Everybody loves everything!…

  • Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

    My Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake is a quick and easy one bowl loaf cake recipe that showcases one of my favorite flavor combinations for spring and summer!…

  • Bourbon Banana Bread | The View from Great Island

    Bourbon Banana Bread

    Plain old banana bread gets a makeover and, va-va-voom, Bourbon Banana Bread is in the house —  extra moist and definitely decadent, but still welcome at the breakfast table.…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

    My quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain free, added sugar free, and dairy free.  This vegan quick bread is also amazingly versatile ~ serve it for breakfast…

  • Fall spices liven up a classic cornbread

    Fall Spiced Cornbread

    Fall Spiced Cornbread ~ this moist skillet cornbread is warmed up with a touch of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and ginger, making it the perfect side for all your fall soups and…

  • sweet basil pizza, close up

    Homemade Pizza in less than an hour!

    Homemade Pizza in less than an hour ~ and that’s completely from scratch ~ from flour and water to hot pillowy cheesy pizza in under 60 minutes!…

  • crusty anadama rolls

    Crusty Anadama Rolls

    Crusty Anadama Rolls ~ cold weather brings out the bread making urge in me, and Anadama is probably my favorite earthy, homemade bread of all time. It’s an old New England…

  • chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread 8

    Chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread

    Chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread is packed full of healthy fruits and nuts ~ the smell of a couple of slices of this bread in the toaster will get anyone…

  • Cheddar Kale Skillet Cornbread 6

    Cheddar Kale Skillet Cornbread

    Cheddar Kale Skillet Cornbread ~  a deliciously moist quick bread enriched with buttermilk, cheddar cheese, and shredded kale ~ this unique cornbread recipe goes with everything from chili to chowder, but  I…

  • Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins 7

    Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins

    There’s nothing quite like your own Homemade Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins ~ this easy English muffin recipe is the real deal, it’s easy to make, and you don’t even have to…

  • Zucchini Cornbread 1

    Zucchini Cornbread

    Zucchini Cornbread is a moist variation on one of the most versatile quick breads around.  Pair it with chili, chowder, soup, stews, baked beans, ribs, ham, and of course, fried chicken.…

  • Pumpernickel Biscuits

    These Pumpernickel Biscuits are light and fluffy, but full of rich earthy flavor thanks to the dark rye flour, caraway seeds, and a surprise secret ingredient! I made these biscuits to…

  • Summer Tomato Focaccia

    Summer Tomato Focaccia ~ an easy yeast bread that can be made in just about a hour.  Top it with juicy rip cherry tomatoes and you’ve got a feast!…

  • two slices of Mushroom and Gruyere Bruschetta on a wooden cutting board

    Mushroom & Gruyere Bruschetta

    Mushroom & Gruyere Bruschetta is the kind of quick and easy appetizer you can throw together on the spur of the moment.  The cheesy toasted bread with savory grilled mushrooms is…

  • Easy Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Focaccia Bread

    Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Focaccia Bread

    Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Focaccia Bread is a quick and easy no knead yeast bread that’s ready in about an hour.  This classic Italian crusty bread makes the most fabulous appetizer…

  • English Crumpets with Maple Pecan Butter

    You heard it here first.  The crumpet might just be the new ‘it’ food.  These light tender English Crumpets are the cousins of the English muffin.  Except you don’t slit them…

  • How to make easy homemade English Muffins

    How to Make Easy English Muffins

    How to Make Easy English Muffins ~ this simple recipe yields tall, fluffy, flavorful homemade English muffins ~ this easy bread recipe cooks right on the stove top!…

  • Quick Whole Grain Oat Rolls on a cooling rack

    Quick Whole Grain Oat Rolls

    Quick Whole Grain Oat Rolls ~ these delicious yeasted dinner rolls can be made, from start to finish, in about an hour ~ pinky swear!…

  • Pumpkin Cornbread on a wooden table

    Pumpkin Cornbread

    Pumpkin Cornbread ~ if you haven’t tried it, this should be your first baking project this fall.  It’s the perfect side dish for soups, stews, and chilis, and it’s a must…

  • It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Friday: Soft Pretzels

    Once you make your own easy homemade Soft Pretzels, there’s no turning back ~ you’ll look for any excuse to bake up these warm, salty, crusty-on-the-outside, soft-and-chewy-inside treats. I finally got…

  • Roasted Beet Biscuits

    Roasted Beet Biscuits are an unexpected treat — serve them with hearty soups and stews and prepare to get compliments! I loved the Sweet Potato Biscuits I made recently, and I…

  • Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy ~ these tender biscuits are made impossibly light and fluffy with sweet potato, and they make the perfect base for a classic Southern country gravy!

    Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy

    Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy ~ these tender biscuits are made impossibly light and fluffy with sweet potato, and they make the perfect base for a classic Southern…

  • Brown Soda Bread and Homemade Butter

    Brown Soda Bread and Homemade Butter ~ this traditional Irish soda bread is made with a few simple ingredients ~ no yeast, and no kneading ~ and it bakes up into…

  • Traditional Middle Eastern Laffa Bread

    How to Make Laffa Bread

    Laffa Bread is a traditional Middle Eastern bread that is easy to make at home, right on the stove top, and has so much more character than plain pita bread.  You’ll…

  • Bread!

    My sister and I spent a fascinating afternoon at our friend’s house learning all about sourdough artisan bread making. I learned about wild yeasts and how to grow them.  Each one,…

  • Buckwheat Biscuit on a cooling rackl

    Buckwheat Biscuits

    Buckwheat Biscuits ~ buckwheat flour gives these tall, fluffy biscuits some great nutty flavor and a nutritional boost as well!…