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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, too.  What more could you want from a…

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 rustic breakfast cake!…

Colorful heirloom tomato toast with glass of rosé wine

Heirloom Tomato Toast

Heirloom Tomato Toast ~ the simple pleasure of great tomatoes paired with great bread is known to tomato lovers everywhere.  When you’ve got tomato toast, no matter what else is going on around you…life is good.…

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 the perfect party appetizer, and in summer when…

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 celebratory spring bake.…

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 mixing and 40 minutes to rise, you can…

Irresistible Bagel Toast (your new favorite snack!)

Bagel Toast ~ whether it’s a Game Day bagel bar for a crowd, or a quick snack for one, these bagel toasts are hearty, healthy, and yummy ~ you can layer them up in a million delicious ways, so…

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 the random dried fruit and nuts in your…

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 begin to toast and turn fragrant, the bits…

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 how to make them from scratch in minutes…

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! It’s hard to call this Hatch Green Chile…

'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!…

Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

This quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain, sugar, and dairy free.  This vegan quick bread is also amazingly versatile, and fabulous toasted!…

Moist pumpkin bread with a sweet maple glaze

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread

This soft Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread with that layer of super sweet maple icing is a winning combination.  Make it on the first crisp morning of fall, and every weekend through the holidays! There should never be any need…

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 stews! Cornbread and fall bring out the best…

grilled cherry tomato bruschetta

Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

It’s high summer, tomatoes are at their peak, and the grill can be fired up at a moment’s notice. Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta is a delicious way to take advantage of all that. I saw the idea on Todd…

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! Meet my Sweet Basil Pizza.  I made her in less than an…

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 recipe that’s been around for generations, and if…

freshly cooked homemade pita bread

How to Make Perfect Pita Bread Every Time

How to Make Perfect Pita Bread Every Time ~ making homemade pita bread is easier than you think, and you’ll never go back to the stuff in bags again, guaranteed! I promised you homemade pita bread when I posted…

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 out of bed in a hurry!…

Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins 7

Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins

There’s nothing quite like your own Homemade Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins ~ and you don’t even have to turn on the oven to make them! Oh gosh, so much to say about these.  I’ll try to be quick because…

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.  But this easy cornbread is delicious enough to…

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 go with my Corn and Cheddar Cheese Chowder. …

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 a combination no one can resist!…

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 ever!…

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 open, you toast them whole   and then 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 on your Thanksgiving and holiday tables.  It’s super…

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 around to making the soft pretzels that we…

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 thought it would be fun to see if…

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 country gravy! I’ve been craving biscuits ever since…

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 an gorgeous crusty artisan loaf.  Pair it with…

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 old pita bread ~…

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!…