• Tips

    5 Ways To Use Brown Bananas

    Last weekend I went to my local grocery store and found two large packages of brown bananas as a manager’s special. I bought 24 bananas for $1.25. I just had to make banana bread. So today I’m sharing 5 ways to use brown bananas. Banana Bread – Baking banana bread is my favorite thing to do with brown bananas! I made 6 loaves and shared with my neighbors and family for Thanksgiving. Fruit Smoothie – This is an easy and delicious way to use up bananas. Blend up a fruit smoothie and if you’re bananas for bananas, make a Chocolate Elvis by blending bananas, peanut butter, cocoa powder or chocolate…

  • Recipe

    Rosemary Bread

    This recipe is for a favorite bread, sometimes it doesn’t last a day at my house! I like to serve it with lasagna, pasta, soups, and salad.  Dip the bread in olive oil and spices. Rosemary Bread 1 cup water 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 2 1/2 cups bread flour 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast Add water and oil to the bread machine pan, add flour followed by dry ingredients. Create a well in the middle and add the yeast. Or follow the directions of your bread machine.…

  • Recipe

    Banana Bread

    I love this recipe, It’s a great bread to share with friends over tea. What makes this recipe special to me is that it’s adapted from Mr. Rogers’ recipe for Banana Bread. 🙂 Ingredients: 4 Over-ripe bananas 3/4 Cup of Sugar 1 Egg or 1/4 cup of apple sauce 1 1/2 Cups of bread flour 1 Teaspoon baking soda 1 Teaspoon salt 3 Tablespoons of melted butter In a large bowl, mash bananas. Add ingredients in order as given – this makes it easier to mix. Bake in a bread loaf at 325 degrees F for 1 hour. Notes: Over ripe bananas are best this provides a great banana flavor.…

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