While they take longer to make than quick breads, yeast-raised breads are versatile and delicious. Great to eat by themselves, with soup, stew, or another meal – homemade breads can help you save money and eat healthier. Baking bread is also a great way to express your creativity in the kitchen.
Yeast is a . . . → Read More: Earth Day Baking Part 5: Yeast Breads
Today is National Pineapple Upside Down Cake day, an unexpected addition to our Earth Week series on baking. I made mine with leftover crushed pineapple, and added dried Michigan cherries for color and extra sweet-tart flavor.
I discovered these round Pyrex glass baking dishes, which work great for this kind of recipe. A favorite . . . → Read More: Pineapple Upside Down Cake With Cherries: Sweet!
Banana raisin muffins make use of some handy ingredients, widely available all year round.
This recipe, like almost any basic muffin recipe, can be adjusted to make lots of variations. Perhaps you are a nut lover. You can add nuts, or a combination of nuts. Or substitute another dried fruit for raisins, like dried . . . → Read More: Earth Day Baking Part 4: Banana Raisin Muffin Recipe
Blueberry muffins are ever popular. Other recipes include banana raisin, apple, cranberry and many other variations.
Muffins may seem intimidating, but following a few simple techniques will help you create home baked success. Baking them at home can help you save money, eat healthier because you control the ingredients, and provide a chance to . . . → Read More: Earth Day Baking Part 3: Bake Muffins at Home
Time to get out your mixing bowls and loaf baking pans. Assemble your ingredients and roll up your sleeves. You are not far away from that wonderful home baking aroma, and the tasty results of your work.
Pineapple Raisin Quick Bread
A simple recipe with popular ingredients. This bread is flavorful for breakfast, snacks . . . → Read More: Earth Day Baking Part 2: Pineapple Raisin Quick Bread Recipe
Quick breads are an easy introduction to the world of home baking. Homemade breads are delicious and economical. These breads usually include fruit or nuts. They are especially good to pack in lunches, or enjoy with a hot cup of tea or coffee, or a cold glass of milk for an afternoon snack.
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Earth Day is April 22, and in 2010 celebrates its 40th anniversary. It has expanded to Earth Awareness Week, which we like, because a week gives time to add something new to your “green living” skills and activities at home.
In this series, we suggest baking at home as something to do to celebrate . . . → Read More: Celebrate Earth Day with Home Baking