Geordie’s Banana Bread

I had been scouring the internet for an easy recipe to make banana bread, and my friend Geordie came to the rescue. I’ve had this recipe for a while but finally got around to photographing it, so here is a no fail, easy and delicious recipe for banana bread. It’s not too heavy, not too sweet, and great toasted with a slathering of butter. I use this recipe to make muffins (makes 8 cupcake sized muffins) and they’re great for a quick breakfast on the run.

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Homemade Rye Bread

This bread is crusty, hearty and tastes just like something from an American Jewish deli. It has a great flavor and is delicious with Swiss cheese, mustard, some corned beef, or really just about anything. I used a bread machine but if you have a mixer with a dough hook, that’ll do the trick. I was surprised how easy this is! Your house will smell amazing, trust me. For those of us watching our figures, rye bread is lower in carbohydrates and higher in fiber than just plain white bread, too. Everybody wins.

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Easy Artisan No-Knead Bread

I got this recipe from Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes A Day, and it’s amazing. I slightly lowered the amount of salt in the recipe, but it’s seriously a “no fail” technique for delicious crusty bread with a great texture. It requires no kneading, and you just dump all the ingredients into a big container, stir it around, put the lid on, let it sit on the counter for 2 hours, and tah dah. Bread dough. If it sounds too good to be true, it isn’t.

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