Category Archives: Baking

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Chocolate Zucchini Olive Oil Loaf

If you’ve got an abundance of zucchini or summer squash at the end of the summer (lucky you) this is an easy and delicious way to sneak it into something sweet! The olive oil baked in ensures it stays super moist. You can toast up a slice for breakfast, dessert, or a snack during the day.  It’s great warm with peanut butter or topped with a scoop of ice cream…or both! Continue reading

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Peach Galette with Sweet Corn Cookie Crust

I’ve been making lots of galettes this summer. I love them because they’re easy to make, easily customized (both the dough and the filling) and they always come out great! Plus they are super rustic, which means if it ends up kinda messy that’s okay! Great! This galette features two of my favorite summertime flavors, peaches and sweet corn, which pair surprisingly well. In the pictures I topped it with a homemade sweet corn ice cream too! Oh, it was so good! Strawberries would also make a lovely pairing with this sweet corn crust, or maybe just strawberry ice cream on top. In the crust, I used freeze-dried corn, which can be found at all the Whole Foods Markets I’ve been to, but it can also be ordered online. Here’s a link to order it online. Perhaps you can look forward to seeing some savory ones on the blog too, I’m thinking cashew cream with potatoes and rosemary or maybe some broccoli.
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Fresh Tomato and Herb Focaccia Bread

This recipe for focaccia bread is actually really simple, easy, and requires minimal kneading, the hardest part of the whole process is waiting around for a few hours while it rises. Fresh Tomato and Herb Focaccia Bread is great just dipped in olive oil and a nice balsamic vinegar, along with Italian food or sliced open for sandwiches like a fried eggplant sandwich is so good on this bread.

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